Books tagged: picaresque

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Calling Out Your Name
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,200. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
SILVER MEDALS, Foreword Reviews and IPPY Moonbeam Book of the Year; SEMIFINALIST, Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2010. For 16 year-old Woody Elmont, life in rural Georgia is a tolerable routine of caring for his aging aunt and his mentally challenged younger brother, Tick. But when Tick disappears from a home for troubled youth, Woody sets off on a grand adventure to discover his brother's fate.
¿PícaresQué? (Picaresque)
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 101,910. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
An antihero wanting to be hero Vinicio begs, borrows, lies and steals his way through life hoping that someone will listen and accept him. He eventually inspires those around him to succeed, fail and ultimately moderate their philosophy – Vinicio believes there are good people in the world and there are bad people in the world and no other distinctions need apply.
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied
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Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
Don Coyote de la Merika
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Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When her mother is killed by a roving militia, Silende struggles to survive in a harsh world of scarcity, and sudden, violent death. She is taken in by the itinerant Don Coyote, but soon learns that his guise of easygoing detachment conceals far more calculating and complex motives.
The Polyphonic Ringtones of the Damned
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Madness, Paranoia, isolation, hot-desking. Welcome to the world of Moonbeam, a chain smoking, alcoholic Capuchin monkey trying to make it as a Web Designer in a London drained of all life and love. Hounded by a saboteur intent on ruining the little chance he has with life, Moonbeam struggles through the world of men. Can he break free of the madness?
Los Angeles, or American Pharaohs
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,940. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
Robert, an independent filmmaker in Los Angeles, is hearing voices in his head. Alice Hershlug is slowly torturing him via The Grapevine, a kind of mental telephone. Hoovey Weinerschniztel, a movie producer in New York City, is blasé about his recent rape and imprisonment of one of his employees. Part political diatribe, part philosophical essay, part picaresque, this novel is dynamite.
Getting Out of Dodge: Peril 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Marble City Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After nine years in maximum security prison for crimes against the state, Ger Mayes is on release. Free to try and recover the life he destroyed, free to rediscover love and normality.
Rafferty Rises
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dive into the low-rent neighborhood of Edinburgh's crime scene with Rafferty, the worlds' last surviving bookies' runner - an endangered species in whose longevity Greenpeace and Bono are sadly not invested. 'Rafferty Rises' is a delightfully comic trip through the seedier side of town, and has all the makings of a truly great novel - words, sentences, paragraphs and chapters.