Fario

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Fario publishes English-language electronic editions of older books or shorter pieces originally published in German, Catalan, French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Several original English-language stories are available as well.

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False Confidences
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Fario. Category: Plays » European / French
"A lover is permitted to look for ways to please, and he must be forgiven when he succeeds." Dorante, a well-bred and handsome but penniless young businessman, takes a position as an administrator for a rich and beautiful widow.
Betrothal in Santo Domingo
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
"In Port-au-Prince, on the French side of the island of Santo Domingo, there lived, at the beginning of the century, when the blacks were killing the whites, a dreadful old Negro by the name of Congo Hoango."
Midnight Mass and Other Stories
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Brazilian Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis was the finest storyteller of nineteenth-century Latin America. "Midnight Mass and Other Stories" offers a selection of Machado's tales, from the oft-translated and sly erotic title story, a classic of Brazilian literature, to such brief ironic tales, not previously translated into English, as "A Game," "Coimbra the Clerk," and "Sooner the Tarpeian Rock."
The Gold Watch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
When Luís Negreiros returns home from the office one evening, he finds a fine watch and chain on a table in his bedroom. The watch isn't his and can't be his young and beautiful wife Clarinha's, either. Whose is it then? Luís Negreiros's suspicions are immediately aroused.
Miss Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A classified ad is offering a large reward for the return of a lost greyhound. Mendonça, a single young doctor who has found the dog, makes his way to a house on Rua de Mata-cavalos, where the reward he ultimately collects is much different from the one mentioned in the classifieds.
The Sponge Diver
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Sponge Diver" features the young Romanian vagabond Adrien Zograffi, this time in Greece, as he listens to the harrowing tale of a fellow Romanian drifter's season of forced labor aboard a small ship plying the Eastern Mediterranean in search of rich sponge beds. Panait Istrati (1884-1935) was once among the most popular writers in Europe.
The Privileges
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Fario. Category: Essay » Literature
"On 1 February and 1 June of every year the clothes of the favored man shall become as they were the third time he wore them."
Mediterranean (Sunrise)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,280. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
_Mediterranean (Sunrise)_ follows the young vagabond Adrien Zograffi as he sets sail from his native Romania. At sea, he meets Moussa, a Romanian Jew traveling to Alexandria, Egypt, in an attempt to bring a wayward daughter, Sarah, now being pimped by her boyfriend, back into the fold. Adrien and Moussa join forces and are witnesses to and participants in the events that seal Sarah's fate.


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