Books tagged: repression

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Redemption and Ashes, Book Two
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Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of ten dark stories from the road less taken: a frustrated office-worker who ponders a mysterious dream; an adolescent from the inner city who falls in love with an older coworker; a woman wondering at the nightly burning cigarette in her yard in the small hours; a "Santa Claus" finds a young crack-addict; a rookie cop impresses by shooting the "blood brother" of his adolescence.
The Politics of Consumption
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
Imagine a world where the outcome of political debate is arranged beforehand. Imagine a world where we are too busy working to care. Imagine a world where we get to feel good about ourselves. A farcical depiction of the struggles between the world's power brokers: the Holy Man and the Politician, and later on the Capitalist and Communist as well. They must eventually come to an end...
The Solid Brick House
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. John Schiller returns to the small mining town in New Mexico where he grew up to sell the old family home that he dislikes and fears. His friend persuades him to stay in the home and confront the ghosts of his past. What his friend doesn’t realize is that those ghosts are literal!
Kyle's War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Kyle’s typical teen’s life crumbles when the feds brutally arrest his parents for subversive activities. Abandoned, frightened, and ostracized, Kyle has little hope of getting his life back. A secret network helps Kyle escape to Canada where he learns his family harbors a horrific and violent secret that will make Kyle question everything he thought he knew about loyalty, war, love, and peace.
Do You Like Oranges?
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Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three powerful short stories about a bleak period in recent Irish history when ‘heavy’ methods were used by the police to clamp down on dissent.
Skeena
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,250. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Skeena is the story of a Muslim Canadian woman spanning thirty years of her life where she explores her changing environments, religious and cultural influences, and intimate relationships...
Child of the Dark Star
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A gripping story of one man's fight to free his mind from the conditioning of a restrictive and powerful system.
Puppets Can't Pray: Part 1
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This novel follows a day in the life of a British Bangladeshi family. It is meant to be a day of celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Islamic holy festival of sacrifice. However, as the pressures mount, it proves to be a day when the strains within the repressed family put it on the brink. The novel is a look at patriarchal repression and Bangladeshi-British society.
Johnny's Demons
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You set the price! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Johnny has demons, and tape-decks, and possibly other ancient shit. Sadly though, neither he nor this story possess any rampaging robots. I know, right?
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Letters
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.