Books tagged: bureaucracy

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The Black Thumb
Series: The Mahina State Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016 by Hawaiian Heritage Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a violent death disrupts the monthly meeting of the Pua Kala Garden society, Professor Molly Barda has no intention of playing amateur detective. But Molly’s not just a witness–the victim is Molly’s house guest and grad-school frenemy. And Molly quickly finds to her dismay that her interest in the murder of the stylish and self-centered Melanie Polewski is more than just…academic.
Gameplan: Inside Hell, Inc.
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
With the world on the brink of a new Dark Ages, Hell assigns a team of demons to make certain that their plans come to fruition. But, not only must this team deal with the champion that The Enemy has chosen, but, to do so, they have to navigate the corporate culture of an afterworld grown bloated and bumbling.
Han't, An Exercise In Synonomy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Is Han't content? Magic will out, and a quake in the matrix draws nigh!
Isolated World
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When she was two years and ten months old, Susan Eastwood scrambled up on to a table. She fell, sustaining two black eyes and a broken nose. It was only months later that her parents realised that the fall had also rendered her completely deaf. Since then Susan has had to learn to survive in a world and overcome her sense of isolation.
Politicians and Comedians Poke Fun at Politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Politicians can be quite comical. Have you ever noticed when they start a speech it sounds like baloney and, when they are finished it is still baloney. I sometimes believe if a politician was telling the truth, they still wouldn’t be believable. This ebook isn’t intended to offend anyone, it is just meant to poke fun at politicians.
The License
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: Australian English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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The year is 2054. Climate change has wreaked havoc on the earth, and liberal democracy has become just a 'quaint idea'. The only thing that flourishes in the modern world is bureaucracy. And corruption.
Министерство на слънцето
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: Bulgarian. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
История за абсурда на администрацията и безсилието пред бюрокрацията, разказана с много хумор, пиперлив език, романтика и въображение.
Living Death (A political Diorama... ...an NRI's Crusade)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,380. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Are you an Indian living in India or elsewhere? Do you love your country? How much do you love? How do you measure it? Do you think holding Indian flag in the midst of several spectators in the stadiums or expressing emotions and passions in media on politics, society, culture, administration, judiciary, religion, are symbols of patriotism?
Safe and Secure in Atropia
You set the price! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A couple recently moved into a master planned gated community, kept up to exacting standards by aerial surveillance, "helpful" bureaucrats, and of course the vigilant HOA. But having to worship a parking meter seems a little much. This farcical satire of suburbia illustrates that totalitarianism isn't always an iron-fisted dictatorship (yet), and it may be closer to home than one might think.
Monkeys in the Jungle: A Parable of Trees that Just Won't Grow
Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Essay » Sociology
Why do problems seem to continue forever? How come no answer ever seems to be good enough? Why do people fight when, in principle, they actually agree? And why do these sorts of problems plague every sect of society, from business to government to religion? Based on the Steele Theorem of Decline, this parable explains why problems always persist in any society or organization.