Books tagged: allegorical

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My Heartfelt Fight for Rights by Writing Wrongs
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
An impassioned personal essay dramatically conveying the leprous-like feeling of my first- hand, daily encounters on being afflicted with the stigma of mental illness. Relates and identifies well with discriminations of all others types in the universal language of wrongful injustices.
The Making of a Prince: book one of the Portance Dynasty - (a parable)
Series: The Portance Dynasty, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
Life is often harsh, and bad things happen to innocent people. And while a child's abduction might not shock life's seasoned travelers, this case was far beyond the typical crime. Some believe there are forces at work beyond those we can analyze and quantify. They say there is meaning, and purpose in the universe. Because of the things revealed as I followed this story, I'm inclined to agree.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
The Giant/The Littlest Goblin - Two Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Will Kenyon presents a small collection of two short stories - The Giant and The Littlest Goblin - science fiction and fantasy tales with unique takes on what it means to love, lead, and - should we need to - find salvation.
The Pit 2: The Boy Who Lived In A Pit
Series: The Pit, Series I - Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,320. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A teen celebrity's search for meaning in life is told by two parallel stories running alongside each other, one set in the 'real world,' and an allegorical story about a young boy who grows up living in a pit which symbolizes the unique and different world he grows up in. As he becomes a young adult and the dream life he's living starts coming to an end, he begins to seek greater meaning in life.
Shinar 54
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 167,180. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The final battle looms between utopian perfectionism on the left and brutal ultra-conservatism on the right. Trapped in this war of unyielding and opposing ideologies, mankind teeters on the precipice of annihilation. Two young men heroically step to the brink and stare death in the face.
Love Can Be Scary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From the demented mind of OJ Wolfsmasher comes a molotov cocktail of a love story destined to not ever wind up on the same bookshelf as any book from Nicholas Sparks. It will either make you reconsider what you think about everything, or just make you angry. You won't find out until you read it.