Books tagged: kafkaesque

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The House with Twelve Rooms
Price: Free! Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Published in various literary journals, the stories that make up this collection have enjoyed reprints, translations, and pod-casting. Each of the stories touches on the themes of solitude and the unattainable longings of the heart. The author’s version of reality is that of her Bulgarian forebears—a reality that is lush and more colorful, and keeps a door ajar for the unexpected.
Airported to Knowhere
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Adventure » General
Agent 33 finds himself in the Charlotte airport on a September day in 2010. He befriends an older man from Florida in the check-in line, who later disappears with his luggage. While trying to find the apparent thief, he finds himself in a bit of a time-warp. After his mind resettles, he locates the Floridian in a food court with his luggage. A vanishing act and a finger-waggling scolding ensue.
Imaginary Friends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,240. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
‘Imaginary Friends’ is a book of engaging and insightful short stories by M D Curzon, the author of ‘Anticipation’. 'Imaginary Friends' includes the title story and a dozen others, from the experimental juvenilia of 'Space Stations and Weather Balloons' through to the beautifully refined 'One Thing in Light of Another'.
Atlas, Broken
Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
(4.25)
“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His will is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
Neurotica
Price: Free! Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Within these sixteen short stories you will travel into another dimension - a dimension of the mind. A journey into a fantastic realm where imagination knows no bounds. Where dreams and reality make strange bedfellows and logic and madness fight for the blanket. That's the signpost up ahead— your next stop, Neurotica!
Breed The Secret Design To Maintain Racial Inequality Among The Despised Classes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,040. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Screenplays » War
Breed chronicles the incredible transformation of a cute and loveable kitten into a brutal dictator. Along the way our hero is forced to realize the complexity of the world he lives in as he is coerced to make one compromise after another. This Kafkaesque novel delves into the darkest corners of the human condition in search of the causes of racism and inequality.
The Part To No Genesis
Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.00)
A man with a hump on his back awakens from a coma only to find that the hump is missing ... and so is his wife.
The Kubic Kat
Price: Free! Words: 25,650. Language: British English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.50)
The darkest future is yet to come… In an age where freedom has no meaning, and liberty is now unknown, everyone lives in the shadow of the panopticon. Only by the creation of a Kubic Kat can there be any hope for the future. But is the Kubic Kat what it seems to be? Or are darker forces secretly at work? If there is only one book that you will read this year, then it should be this one!
Fisher King: Percival's Descent
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,850. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Thursday Night Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Can a young man with his eyes on the stars leave behind a miserable life that won't let go of him?
Kafka's Metamorphosis -- The Early Drafts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book humorously recreates -- in language, tone, and strangeness -- Kafka's grasp of the absurd.