Books tagged: parable

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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?
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Conversations With Grasshopper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011 by TumbleBrush Press. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
In this provocative parable, a wise grasshopper conveys to an innocent, emerging life form (an amoeba) the history of humanity's grand development and disastrous self-destruction. This riveting tale illuminates the path taken by human civilization, showing us how to alter our course to create a more sustainable future for all.
There is a Time for Everything Under Heaven - A Time to Hate and a Time to Love
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,130. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
In this poignant love story, two people who could not be further apart in their professional backgrounds embark on an unlikely love affair that, without warning, comes to an abrupt end. Love is replaced with hatred, which leads to both learning the truth not only about each other, but also about themselves. In the end, love proves to be far more enduring than hatred and the two are reconciled.
The Proteus Solution - a Parable by Jay Block and Sharon Calvin
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,690. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Recently let go from his work on the space shuttle program, Nick Olsen is browsing the career section of a local bookstore when a chance meeting alters his life in ways he cannot anticipate. Maggie, a retired teacher and career coach, mentors Nick in the Proteus Solution.
Hands
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
I am Clay. His Hands mold me into a pot. This is my story, of how the Hands and I come to know each other. It is a short story of 4500 words, but it is my story.
Escape (The Prisoner and the Sun #1)
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Series: The Prisoner and the Sun. Price: Free! Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Young Iliff believes his prison world to be all there is. But when a stranger tells him the fantastic tale of a long-ago escapee, Iliff resolves to learn the truth. Thus begins his quest to find the Sun. But to get there he must first venture beyond the very walls he is charged with upholding and into realms deep and dark, where fearsome creatures lurk.
The Seven Gifts
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by 7-books.net. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A young boy's rite of passage begins in a small room at the top of a tower stood alone at the end of a long, lonely windswept beach - far from any world that you or I could dream to know. Seven dusty old books, never once read in the aeons since they were written, take him on a wild, mystical ride through worlds that only he can see, and fears that only he can sense, for a reason only he can find.