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Subterráneo
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: Spanish. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Todas las noches un tren pasa a recoger las almas de todos aquellos que murieron cerca de cada estación de metro. Sólo que en esa madrugada, Sophia no debió subir. Samuel Dawson se aventurará en la leyenda de Caronte y la barca de los muertos para tratar de rescatarla, sin saber que al intentarlo la frontera donde convergen los planos de los vivos y los muertos desatarán un caos mundial.
Cryptic Armature: Verses in the Manner of....
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
More than just a collection of verses, this book is something of an informal commentary on the history of English literature, something of a conversation with a few of the finest poets in the language. These original poems are written “in the manner of…,” using forms and structures pioneered by great writers (and occasionally artists) of the past to create something contemporary and modern.
Emmy Goes To Hell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,250. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Emmy Sands made the mistake of falling in love with Malkos, who just happened to be a demon. Because their relationship is forbidden in the demon world, Malkos is being held hostage in Hell. Now Emmy must to go to Hell to rescue him armed only with a red cape. Through nine levels of increasing torment, Emmy must struggle to make it through in order to not only rescue Malkos but save her own soul.
3/17
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,380. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this loose parody of Dante's "Inferno," four Irish traditional musicians get lost in the backwoods of upstate New York the week before St. Patrick's Day. On the journey, the band descends through nine hellish circles of American-style March 17th revelry: Step-dancing princesses. Bobbing shamrock headbangers. Green beer bacchanals. Shillelagh-wavin' geezers. O'Fun, not!
Dante's Inferno: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a retelling of Dante's "Inferno" in novel form. Dante the Pilgrim travels through all the circles of Hell, including Limbo. His guide is Virgil, the author of the Roman epic poem the "Aeneid." After seeing Lucifer in the lowest part of Hell, Dante climbs to the Mountain of Purgatory. The rest of Dante's adventures are told in "Purgatory" and "Paradise."
The Crystal Spheres of the Illuminati
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,810. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This book explores the ancient Greek and medieval cosmology that supported the view that Earth was specially created by God. The "crystal spheres" of the heavens, with Earth at the centre, were beautiful, wondrous and inspiring. They fitted in perfectly with ideas of spirituality, angels and astrology. Mainstream religion made perfect sense seven hundred years ago, but not any more.
Dante’s Inferno In Plain and Simple English
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,290. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Taking a literary journey through hell certainly sounds intriguing enough--and it is! If you can understand it! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin.
Dante's Inferno Quiz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
50 questions are included in this study guide.
Seicentonovanta anni dopo e altri racconti
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Price: Free! Words: 11,790. Language: Italian. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Tredici racconti premiati (e non) scritti tra il 2004 e il 2011. Decine di protagonisti diversi, da un emulo di Benjamin Button a un vampiro per non parlare di Michelangelo, Leonardo e Galileo che litigano a un tavolo del Bar Centrale. Un viaggio che va dal regno di Ade al Paradiso passando per ospedali, marciapiedi e strade di campagna. In poche parole "690 anni e altri racconti". Buona lettura!
Géométries du désir
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Price: $7.55 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: French. Published: June 8, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Essay » Literature
Le cheminement du désir n’est point rectiligne. Il emprunte des tangentes, il esquisse des triangles, il s’enfonce dans des cercles vicieux. Dans les essais réunis ici par Mark Anspach et présentés pour la première fois en France, René Girard montre que les plus grands écrivains sont des géomètres du désir.