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The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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.
A Public Affair Corrupted
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Price: Free! Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A real solution to rid government of corruption and secrecy. A must read for all American voters who are tired of being robbed blind by forces outside their control.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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?
Royal Escape
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,560. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s not easy being a princess. In the mystery Royal Escape, a fictional British princess struggles to separate her children from a system that reinforces inequality. The monarchy is a royal trap, imposing lifelong limits on careers, activities and what one can say or do in public. To raise her children as independent individuals, Princess Elena must fend off paparazzi, staff and in-laws.
Take Action
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Get your copy today! Due to the current injustices, unbalanced policies, economic inequality, and disconnect between the people and politicians, Take Action urges the reader to demand change while they better themselves.
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money
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Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
Ignorance and Evil: An Analysis of Racism in South Africa
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Price: Free! Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Evil is the ultimate example of how actively clinging to old outdated paradigms of can and does have severe repercussions for humanity. This book suggests that evil is real and that evil people and evil institutions do exist. And often, as had been the case in South Africa, extreme evil is committed in the name of religion with the perpetrators cloaking their despicable behaviour in its name.
Sharpening the Operational Focus on Inclusive Growth
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
Governments are finding that even when economic growth benefits the poor, there are cases when inequality--in terms of opportunities and outcomes--may continue to worsen. Such inequality can make growth socially and politically unsustainable. This brief studies the key drivers of sustained inclusive growth and how operations be assessed to ensure that they feature attributes of inclusive growth.