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Srikanta (Hindi) by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 227,470. Language: Hindi. Published: June 26, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
मेरी सारी जिन्दगी घूमने में ही बीती है। इस घुमक्कड़ जीवन के तीसरे पहर में खड़े होकर, उसके एक अध्याापक को सुनाते हुए, आज मुझे न जाने कितनी बातें याद आ रही हैं। यों घूमते-फिरते ही तो मैं बच्चे से बूढ़ा हुआ हूँ। अपने-पराए सभी के मुँह से अपने सम्बन्ध में केवल 'छि:-छि:' सुनते-सुनते मैं अपनी जिन्दगी को एक बड़ी भारी 'छि:-छि:' के सिवाय और कुछ भी नहीं समझ सका।
Karmabhumi (Hindi) by Premchand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,270. Language: Hindi. Published: June 25, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
हमारे स्कूलों और कॉलेजों में जिस तत्परता से फीस वसूल की जाती है, शायद मालगुजारी भी उतनी सख्ती से नहीं वसूल की जाती। महीने में एक दिन नियत कर दिया जाता है। उस दिन फीस का दाखिला होना अनिवार्य है। या तो फीस दीजिए, या नाम कटवाइए, या जब तक फीस न दाखिल हो, रोज कुछ जुर्माना दीजिए। कहीं-कहीं ऐसा भी नियम है कि उसी दिन फीस दुगुनी कर दी जाती है, और किसी दूसरी तारीख को दुगुनी फीस न दी तो नाम कट जाता है।
Gaban (Hindi) by Premchand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: Hindi. Published: June 25, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
बरसात के दिन हैं, सावन का महीना । आकाश में सुनहरी घटाएँ छाई हुई हैं । रह - रहकर रिमझिम वर्षा होने लगती है । अभी तीसरा पहर है ; पर ऐसा मालूम हों रहा है, शाम हो गयी । आमों के बाग़ में झूला पड़ा हुआ है । लड़कियाँ भी झूल रहीं हैं और उनकी माताएँ भी । दो-चार झूल रहीं हैं, दो चार झुला रही हैं । कोई कजली गाने लगती है, कोई बारहमासा । इस ऋतु में महिलाओं की बाल-स्मृतियाँ भी जाग उठती हैं ।
The List by William Eisner
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,690. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The twenty-seven stories that constitute The List range over a broad swath of human dilemmas, catching the critical moment in a person's life when that life is jolted into change and is altered irrevocably.
Best Bi Short Stories by Sheela Lambert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,770. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Circlet Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Best Bi Short Stories is the first book of its kind, a literary anthology bringing together the finest representations of bisexuality in fiction. With an all-star author lineup ranging from Katherine Forrest to Jane Rule, Ann Herendeen to Jan Steckel, and curated by longtime bi activist Sheela Lambert, Best Bi Short Stories encompasses the diversity and richness of bi experience and imagination.
The underclass lover by krishna bhatt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
He seems to me, as an underclass lover, to be another Casanova in the 21st century in Kalimati, presumably in a local context out of Kathmandu City. Is he a good or a bad fellow? There was something that inhibited her going to the room of Pasan. She was worried for the consequences. She finally told him that it was already late for her to return home. It was a conflict of emotions.
Meduse Connection by Mauro Natt
Series: eco thrillers, Book 2 · social thrillers, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 95,160. Language: Italian. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
"When you put a finger in the water you touch the seas all over the world," says an old Slavic saying. When a sea after the other Fiorani hears news of incomprehensible episodes, including the menacing presence of jellyfish killer, he will try to show that the causes are due to radioactive waste scattered on the seabed of Pacific and Mediterranean. But in the midst of the many misfortune, a light.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 4: International Writing by Matthew Asprey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 4 features writing from Mexico, China, Russia, Italy, the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, the USA, and Australia.
Suppose: Drabbles, Flash Fiction, and Short Stories by Kathy Steinemann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Suppose you saw something you couldn't explain. And then suppose it turned out to be something far stranger, or funnier, or more horrifying than you ever expected. That element of surprise, and a different way of looking at things, is what this anthology is all about. Most of the short stories take less than fifteen minutes to read, and the ultra-short drabbles take less than thirty seconds.
Short Lived by Shortlived
Price: Free! Words: 66,130. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
It's just one of those days... Magicians, phoenix eggs and hot chocolate with a guardian angel. Here is a collection of short stories for the everyday, twisted with fantasy and intrigue... but mind where you step, for here lie domestic dragons, hidden treasures and the dark underside of the suburbs. These short stories mirror everyone's day to day struggles, from grief to first love, from growing
A Complex Endure by Soorain Vahie III
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Romance, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
A spellbinding journey of a young professional who struggles to reconcile, a need to achieve an important infantile resolve. As he works his way up the corporate ladder, he tangles his relationships with his childhood sweetheart..........It is unique in that its captivating story-line keeps a reader engrossed.
Gustavo Adolfo Becquer: Legends-A Selection by Antonio Varela
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
The fourteen legends, translated from Spanish to English in this volume, show Bécquer at the peak of his ability to render environments in which the human spirit expands its emotional desires in ways that can be as uplifting as they are destructive.
Aspiring to Inspire by Durham Editing and E-books
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2014. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In honor of Women’s History Month, Durham Editing and E-books has compiled this astounding anthology featuring essays, short stories, poems, and memoirs from independent women writers from around the globe. This collection is a true literary delight for readers, both men and women alike.
Living Life Backwards by Peter Wells
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,420. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014 by PDMI Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
Within the garden of Eden Bill knows he can show no interest in this apple called Misty. He knows the price of doing so, and the value of what he now enjoys. Will that be enough to protect him from desire? When an Obsession knocks on the doors of your Paradise, should they remain closed?
Nightmare Along the River Nile: A Story of Twentieth Century Slavery by S. E. Nelson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,900. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Literary collections » African
When Edgar is on his way home to his mother after finishing high school exams, his bus is stopped by the rebels of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Along with other passengers, most of whom are students, Edgar is abducted. Things take a turn for the worse when, instead of being forced to become a soldier, he is sold into slavery. His friends find out and embark on a difficult mission to rescue him.
Vietnam Conscript by Merv Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,080. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
The Australian author has drawn on his experience and knowledge to present a drama of one woman and two young men - one militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. The story of forced conscription to war in peacetime and its aftermath for generations is shown in compelling detail.
Amour Dure by Vernon Lee
Price: Free! Words: 61,600. Language: Swedish. Published: February 14, 2014 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
En liten flicka sköljs i land på Liguriens kust; hon växer upp och visar sig bära på farliga krafter. En ung historiker finner dokument med gåtfulla uppgifter från renässansens Italien. I sitt sökande efter sanningen bakom dem drivs han allt längre in i det okända.
Matt and Lizzy Suicides in Warren County by Charles White
Price: Free! Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This story is about the author’s maternal grandparents, Matthew and Elizabeth Robertson, two people he never knew. He never knew them because in 1918 Matthew took his life and in 1930 Elizabeth did the same thing.
Midnight Mass and Other Stories by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
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."
Tales of Australia: Great Southern Land by Stephen C. Ormsby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Journey into visions of the Great Southern Land by eight Australian authors. The novelettes of this series will take you along arcane paths into fantastic Australias of the imagination.