Books tagged: solitude

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Récits des Hommes Seuls
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,700. Language: French. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Les "récits des hommes seuls" marient tradition du mystère avec la solitude et la monotonie de nos vies modernes. Méfiez-vous car, désormais, vous regarderez d'un autre œil les transports en commun, les jolies demeures à la campagne ou votre voisin de bureau.
A World Called Solitude
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Series: Serious Tales of Tomorrow. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Birk Aaland is a political outcast from Earth's tyranny, and has been living for years on a planet inhabited solely by robots. Now another ship has crashed, and there is again a sole survivor -- a woman desperate to warn Earth of an alien invasion. But Birk is perfectly happy with his current exile -- until a twist of fate intervenes, causing each of them to re-evaluate their lives.
Flowering Off the Chrome
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Price: $3.44 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Flowering Off the Chrome is a collection of symbolic poetic projections into the rural landscape. Removed from the urban sprawl, set during midsummer and narrated through a series of dramatic monologues, Hughes has created a rich sequence of see-sawing yarns about the comings and goings on a farm he knew as a child. Looking back through the eyes of an old man who chose to remain and work the land.
One Hand Killing
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Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,830. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Burned out from the gritty streets and depraved criminals she deals with daily, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan escapes to the only place she can find any peace—a Zen Monastery in the Catskill Mountains. But while there, the walls of this once peaceful sanctuary are breached by the horror of ritual murders and the slow acid drip of suspicion.
Deepest Quiet: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man seeks to escape the noisiness and stupidity that surrounds him and, in so doing, becomes something more--or less--than human.
Secrets of True Happiness
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Secrets of True Happiness' is a short, simple, and straight forward guide to becoming Truly Happy by living wisely. When you are truly happy you can be at ease in the world as a Buddha in Blue Jeans: a person of presence, openness, love, and benefit.
Self-Portrait in a Lucent Coil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This full-length collection of poems explores its themes through a radical questioning of natural experience and social life using an entirely fresh imagery and symbolism. Rising from the experience of aloneness, winter, night, space, time, maps, and destiny, it probes mystery to attempt some possibility for what is Real in the Unreal and pushes language into new interpretations.
Grey-Dark Poems for Young Intellectuals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Inspired by language poetry and the work of Merwin, Bonnefoy, Celan and others, these poems explore the dark beauty of silence, emptiness, difference, solitude, estrangement, evolution, loss, love and time. They are radical acts of interiorization that push the limits of language into mystery and sublimity. The poems attempt some sort of reconciliation within fragmentation and modern loss.
A Handful of Stories
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Handful of Stories is a collection of ten short stories. These stories reflect the hopes and aspirations of urban India and the young people gravitating towards it. There is passion, frustration, love, rejection, endurance, despair, faith, deception, ambition, tragedy and a host of other emotions in them, which is a microcosm, of life in India.
Just One Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » Middle Eastern
A short story about the fight with destiny, finding happiness, finding love, recognition of roles and the futility of it all