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A Huckster's Paradise
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 142,770. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
All Jack Schlitz wants is a second chance at success. When he finds it, as a purveyor of “natural products” with his partners in MacNatural Organics, it proves a velvet prison he half-heartedly longs to escape. Along the way to his epiphany, and beyond, the novel presents a comic view of one microcosm of our marketing-driven consumer culture, where all that really matters is a sale.
The Novagem
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An odd young man is smitten by an antique store clerk. During one of his awkward attempts at wooing her, the young man comes across a book on the 1915 San Francisco Pan-Pacific Exposition that will overturn his notion of reality and inspire him to join forces with a secret organization hell-bent on proving that the sun is not a star.
Literature of the Absurd
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The title is self-explanatory. These short stories are absolutely ridiculous.
Dirt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Due to an untimely mishap with a runaway piano, a thief and a homeless lady with a very pointy umbrella, Harold meets an unusual segment of the neighborhood, all of whom live inside a single tree planter box on a New York City Street.
Doodling
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Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After Neville Lansdowne falls off the world (because it's moving too fast), he finds himself adrift in an asteroid field full of eccentric characters and experiences some most unexpected adventures. Douglas Adams meets Lewis Carroll (with just a touch of Gulliver’s Travels) in this engaging comic fantasy.
Blue Food and other menu items, a collection of short stories
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The works of Ken La Salle range from the bizarre to the whimsical and even further beyond still. In Blue Food and other menu items, Ken La Salle treats you to a dozen tales, hilarious and deeply strange.
Evertime & Evermore, a collection of poetry
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In Evertime, my love was lost upon a fallen shore... and here I wait, awaiting Evertime and Evermore. In Evertime and Evermore, playwright and author Ken La Salle collects some of his favorite poems for the first time.
Henry Fuckit Kills Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Henry blunders into the job of storeman in the Simonstown naval dockyard, he has no intention of doing any work. But he finds no one expects him to lift a finger. To alleviate the boredom of a futile existence Henry and his indolent colleagues while away the hours by drinking Vrotters, engaging in pseudophilosophical discussion and quasi scientific research using misappropriated naval stores.
Waking Beauty
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Price: $9.29 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011 by Smart Media New York. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
An original, dark, funny three act play, with a strong female lead, blending the European and American culture and angst. A modern tragedy, a social vaudeville, and indirect a political play with an absurd and neo-feminist touch, coming from the tradition of Bertolt Brecht’s Three Penny Opera, Wendy Wasserstein’s Heidi Chronicles and David Hare’s Amy’s View.
The Screen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,960. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
David Vincent is a man at war: at war with the office; at war with himself; and at war with the screen that stares into his eyes. A dark force in the Ministry of the Environment’s ‘Rainbow Building’, he secretly fights green hypocrisy, radioactive civil service jargon and the machinations of his ambitious supervisor. David is a hero for our age: the last man in the office.