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Dio è con Noi
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Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: Italian. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Una storia italiana. Il protagonista è un modesto dipendente comunale di un piccolo comune. Ma è intorno alla figura centrale di un vecchio professore con ambizioni di filosofo che ruotano tutte le altre figure del romanzo: il medico, l’impresario edile, il Parroco, il Sindaco. Il vecchio professore deve essere sfrattato e la sua casa espropriata per costruire una inutile strada panoramica.
Same Ol' Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of five short stories, be prepared to indulge yourself for a taste of varied writing. One is told in alphabetical order. Another, a monologue through the mind of a mentally unstable woman. A dance, a movie, and interesting choices made my ordinary people.
American Zoo
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Still, nobody knows where the elephant came from. Flash fiction. 500 words.
Imprints
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Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary short story. Len tries to run from his past, but it keeps catching up to him.
The Doge and other stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"...If history was made by the victims / it would be / a time made by minutes / of incessant and springing up ants / yet one by an intent to be..." so the great poet Alfonso Gatto wrote. History is made by so many little men and gestures. In "The Doge and other stories" they are gathered some little gestures that have changed the course of the history, extraordinary stories seen in their humanity.
Andy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His father having just been moved into a nursing home, Andy must return to his father's house to not only clean, but to face the shattered relationship between them. What Andy discovers among the rubble and scattered paperwork will bring him face to face with the very famiy secret which defines his future.
Nothing is Romantic Now
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 44. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The buried memories begin to shape up as I turn the pages of the diary: the days are unpleasantly dull, without any enthusiasm and inspiration. Even my conscience does not help me to remember the nature of the days.
A Fire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
In Montevideo, on shore leave, a naval officer comes across a burning dressmaker's shop. Ever the chivalrous gentleman, he ignores the flames and the smoke and rushes up the stairs to the burning workshop.
The Shoe Fence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The shoes nailed to the fence represented the old man’s life. Larry Summers was intrigued when he passed a farm fence with dozens of shoes nailed to the fence posts. What the shoes represented touched his heart.
The King of Patio World
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Kermool Berbarrian is the self-appointed king of patio furniture. He brashly converted a gas station into a thriving business and now has everything he needs -- except for Miss Esmeralda Potts. Although he doesn't know it yet, she is about to turn his life upside down. A short story from the collection Unlikely Stories: Fatal Fantasies and Delusions
This Thing with Henry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As young mother Ophelia Prince navigates this world, she carries the weight of her family’s secret, a truth that threatens to tear apart everything she’s struggled to create. As her family structure deteriorates and threatens to explode, Ophelia must reach beyond what she knows and believes. She must redefine what it means to be a mother, and trust that someone else can manage what she can't.
Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Roberto and his wife have just dropped off their children at the station and are now alone with each other in their suddenly quiet house. This brief tale, left unfinished, is one of Svevo's most terrifying.
The Last Rabbit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This time C.B.Ruiz takes us to the dark side of the human psyche. A vivid and somewhat disturbing tale. Makes for great reading.
Kalini
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Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
John Corning is conflicted about his feelings for the new work force represented by Kalini, an entry level immigrant contract worker. His world has long since been up ended by their presence, but his reluctance to fully accept them is challenged one evening by chance circumstance.
La enfermedad del lado izquierdo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: Spanish. Published: August 25, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"La enfermedad del lado izquierdo" es un canto a la sencillez y la esperanza, una denuncia de la actual sociedad, competitiva y materialista, que nos gobierna, dirigiendo nuestras acciones hacía la conquista del Dorado para llegar a ninguna parte cuando, delante de nosotros, hemos tenido siempre el lugar hacia el que dirigirnos.
A Dusted Soul
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes even the naughty ones are allowed to come back home again. Bonus Poem: "Emotion Go Round"
Woodsmen
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Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this woodland tale by the author of The Mighty Roman and Trips `n’ Trials of a Down, Beat Dad, an estranged father and his fifteen–year–old son take to the woods.
When There Was One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is the year 2039, less than two years after the Cleansing. These are the times known as the Great Wastetime. Humanity has been visited by some force that has decimated their numbers to under one billion living souls. And it's getting worse. Violence has been banned. Just the thought of committing an act of violence can now end in your death.
Anxieties of a Bank Cashier
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Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about life in the chaos and uncertainty of post-Communist Russia. Nina Ribakova is worried about her son Ivan, who is undergoing an operation. She reflects on her relationship with her stern, unbending father and jokey, easy-going brother, and befriends a young cashier called Nastia who is having problems with her young sister. Added bonus of a recipe, a song and two pictures.
Crows In the Birches: Collected Poems
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A second and arguably darker collection of some of Mr. Jacoby's finest poetic work from the years 1963 to 2007.