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Migrations, Volume I : Don't Forget to Breathe
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"...he could imagine the Dust spiraling in corners, plotting en masse an elaborate offensive upon those who sought seclusion from the outside Universe. The Dust: it was older than Time, bound by its allegiance to the Tangible—to the very Physical Substance of creation— to make pointed attacks fueled by conspiracy upon its bitter rival, the amorphously-composed Intangible Will.." (p.202)
Ana of Acheron
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Born in the undersea city of Acheron, Rafa’il transports often illegal cargo between cities for a fee. Unable to connect with others, Rafa’il was plagued by loneliness until he discovered the drug called “ana.” Now in addition to avoiding law enforcement and legitimate transporter agencies, Rafa’il struggles with the threat of addiction. It’s a battle that he’s losing…and may not even want to win.
Many Untouchable Castes
Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
Untouchable Friends
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Essay » Sociology
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
CASTE : the Unexplored Territories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Caste is a relic of dark ages. It did not evolve into a modernized version in the natural course of events as the people of India were not the real custodians of Indian society, having been under foreign rule for many years and those rulers finding great use in caste. Why it still clings on to India, when rest of the world are free of remnants of bygone eras, is analyzed here.
Love Of Generation
Price: Free! Words: 33,780. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love of Generation is a contemporary fiction novel which has all emotions including soulful poetry. Book swings in between the reality and destiny. But will hung your heart to the word ‪'‎Love'‬ and eyes to the page.
The Other Side of the Median
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Early every morning, before even the first, red moon finished rising above the horizon of his farm, Jaime Marquez worked - wanting a better life for his son than the one he himself had been allotted at birth. Then Jaime’s mind opened to the other world, and he decided. He had to escape.