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Storie in viaggio.
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Price: Free! Words: 20,690. Language: Italian. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Storie in viaggio è un'antologia di 21 racconti, selezionati fra quanti hanno partecipato alla seconda edizione del concorso letterario "Incontro col racconto". Gli autori raccontano il viaggio della vita, declinato nei suoi molteplici significati - viaggio reale o immaginario, incontro con l'altro, esperienza di perdita e separazione, viaggio della speranza - ricorrendo a generi e stili diversi.
Incontro col racconto
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Price: Free! Words: 38,170. Language: Italian. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
L'ebook "Incontro col racconto", sintesi finale di un concorso letterario promosso dall'associazione Fahrenheit 451-amici della biblioteca, contiene 42 racconti brevi, appartenenti a generi letterari diversi: dal fantastico al fiabesco, dal giallo allo storico e molto altro ancora.
Tales of Tyrri Glossaries and Supplementa
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Price: Free! Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The reader’s guide and reference companion to the novel The Flock of the Shore and other works in the alternative history series Tales of Tyrri. Extensive glossaries translating the novel's unique language, complete maps and gazettes, principal character listings and genealogies, a roster of the deity pantheon and avatars, a concise essay on the historical bases of this imagined world, and more.
La forma dei Senzaforma - Storia sulla Terra, sul mare e su Marte
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Price: Free! Words: 140,560. Language: Italian. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Una piccola trilogia che nell'arco di oltre un secolo attraversa prima le vicende di una città utopistica, per poi navigare fra le assi di un veliero in balia del mare e proiettarsi sin sopra Marte in un'avventura dai paesaggi fantascientifici...
El Rebuzno y la Rabia
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You set the price! Words: 103,470. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
El sucesor más fiel al Hidalgo, luego Caballero Don Quijote de la Mancha, tanto en estilo, andanzas, desventuras e ironía. En la línea de la sátira Mennipea, un ser muy lejos de ser perfecto critica los males de su entorno. Algo asimismo al estilo de El asno de oro, de Apuleyo. Su desastrado recorrido tiene lugar en los montes Distercios, o de los monasterios, de La Rioja, en Logroño.
True Fiction: A Pseudoautobiographical Chapbook in Three Parts
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Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Section I: historical retellings of famous figures in a contemporary voice. Section II: family relationships. The book is mainly about women, from multiple angles. It takes a feminist, multicultural perspective that explodes conceptions of women throughout history.
Garden of Eden Anthology
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Price: Free! Words: 22,710. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Speculative short stories, flash fiction, a poem, and an essay explore the denizens of the Garden of Eden beyond the well-known Adam, Eve, and the Serpent. You've never imagined the Garden quite like this before.
Lanac
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Price: Free! Words: 9,840. Language: Croatian. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 1 review)
Distopijska priča iz bliske budućnosti u kojoj je u Republici Hrvatskoj na vlasti klerikalna desnica.
Waylines - Issue 5
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Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Waylines is a magazine of science-fiction, fantasy, and horror. Our goal is to capture the "bang" in speculative fiction - that mindbending, wow factor. Issue 5 features interviews with authors David Steffen and Ken Liu and film maker Christopher Frey, with stories by Samantha Kymmell-Harvey and David Halpert.
Shutdown Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A real-time account of one man's experiences during the apocalyptic government shutdown of the United States government in 2013. This project started as a series of Facebook posts I did as the shutdown was going on (so keep in mind this e-book is very short). Now that it’s over, why not share the collection of posts with you? The events described may or may not be true. Judge for yourself.
Scattered Fates - a novel on the second partition of India
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Price: Free! Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An alternate history novel, which unwraps in the backdrop of violent anti-Hindi agitations that rocked the State of Tamil Nadu (India) 50 years ago, narrated over two time frames – 1965 and 2005. It is the story of a son's search for the truth about his father's disappearance and the political intrigue that led to India's second partition into South & North, intertwined with the history of Korea
Alfa 33 e o Enigma das Caldas
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Series: Alfa 33, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"No mundo do agente Alfa 33, o 25 de Abril não resultou e a ditadura do Estado Novo mantém-se até aos nossos dias. Portugal continua pobre e atrasado, mas a situação parece menos grave porque ninguém está autorizado a queixar-se." Opinião subversiva não visada pela Comissão de Censura
"Como humo"
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You set the price! Words: 19,180. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Como humo”. Una bonita narración de Fernández R. Para todos los públicos. Usted puede leer “Como humo” (un montón de páginas, y creciendo) gratis o pagando. Retrátese, ¡hombre!, no sea usted envidioso. ¡Caramba!
Queue (Waterman)
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Series: Waterman. Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
What should a young servant do when his employer may fire him at any moment, his employer's beautiful daughter is absorbed with her high school textbook ("How to be Firm with Servants"), and he's blocked from carrying out a simple task by a snooty cyborg? . . . This flash fiction blends science fiction with 1960s domestic comedy. It is a side story in Waterman, a retrofuture series.
Dos veces lobo (Mundo Incógnito)
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Price: Free! Words: 43,920. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Fantasía Urbana de alto octanaje. Nunca observaste el mundo de los hombres-lobo desde esta perspectiva.
Friday Night Knife and Gun Club
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Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the night shift a lot of bad shit goes down. This short story takes place in the near-future in the Land of the Free where no gun control exists and everyone packs semi-automatics to deal out justice as they see fit. Tonight Kit Carson, RN, has the worst shift ever. Read 'em and weep.
Inter-Magisteria Cooperation
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Price: Free! Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Mel Dobson’s a demon who’s used to flying solo, particularly when on a time-travel gig. He’s been stood-up by his assigned IMC-partner from the heavenly realms; been stuck all week doing KP in the culinary bowels of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. No surprise then, that days ago his attitude had already taken a nose dive of hellacious proportions.
Gold Rush - By Danny Mendlow
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Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Mitchell Mendlow. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
In the end, it was all about the gold. A short story about religion, history, gold and the meaning of life. Oh, and aliens... lots of aliens too.
鹿鼎记
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You set the price! Words: 8,010. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
《鹿鼎记》作为金庸的封笔之作,一直被众人奉为武侠小说经典中的经典,由《鹿鼎记》原著改编的影视剧作更是影响了几代金庸迷。 《鹿鼎记》讲述了出身于妓院的少年韦小宝,凭一时之勇搭救了落难的江湖好汉茅十八,又阴差阳错地假冒小太监,成为少年康熙驾前第一红人;他既是天地会总舵主的关门弟子,被寄予反清复明重任;他又艳福齐天,娶得七个如花似玉的夫人;他不肯反清,只因当今皇上是好朋友小玄子;他不肯剿灭天地会,只因不愿坏了江湖义气;他不学无术,却是天下第一好运的小无赖;他建功无数,却懂得功成身退。本书更似一部历史小说的神来之笔。 金庸(1924年2月6日-),香港“大紫荆勋贤”。原名查良镛,当代著名作家、新闻学家、企业家、社会活动家,《香港基本法》主要起草人之一。金庸是新派武侠小说最杰出的代表作家,被普遍誉为武侠小说作家的“泰山北斗”,更有金迷们尊称其为“金大侠”或“查大侠”
Goethe e la felicità nascosta
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Price: Free! Words: 25,970. Language: Italian. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Siamo nel 1786 e Goethe compie il suo viaggio in Italia. Giunto a Roma conosce Angelica Kauffmann, una pittrice famosa e altrattanto bella. Inizia un sodalizio amoroso con rotture e pacificazioni, finché nel 1789 non riparte per Weimar. Una storia romanzata di una relazione amorosa nascosta nella Roma di fine settecento e mai resa pubblica.