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НЕБУШКО или ЦВЕТЫ ДЛЯ МАМОЧКИ
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: Russian. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union
Главная героиня, Евгения, или просто Женька, отказыватся от своей карьеры ради спасения самого любимого человека в ее жизни - Мамочки.
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."
Peculiar Worlds and Circular Illusions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Nine short stories set in the 19th, 20th and 21st century, from Professor Kurtz and his paper on "human de-evolvement," to giant sea turtles appearing in neighborhood swimming pools. How can we be certain of anything?
An Artist's Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A sample story from the collection of 13 stories in Short Shorts & Longer Tales. A deaf mute aboriginal artist loses a canvas on which he has painted his life. Though he knows where it is, and he can see it, he can't touch or reclaim it. But his ancestral upbringing means he can't leave it behind, so he remains in the vicinity to be near it, passing his time waiting an opportunity.
Forgotten Treasure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of poems and short stories. The poetry is inspired by emotions. Anger, joy, love and spirituality all find their way out in them. The short stories are studies in different genres. There is humor in the Wiki-esque biography of Popeye the Sailor and the irreverent "When the Music Stops", fantasy in the "Bonds of War" and drama in "Silver Lining".
Novena for the Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
"I found myself in the grips of an obsession: death, death, death. All of the dead in my family were turning up in my thoughts. My good grandfather, my little brother, an old maid whose body I had seen lain out—they reappeared before my eyes, lying on black biers, as pale as wax, with sunken eyes, turned to stone in the impressive state of eternal slumber."
The September Revolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
"Liberty, fraternity, equality! . . . What noble heart could take fright at the triumph of such Christian principles?" So the narrator of Oller's ironic tale of bitter disillusionment with youthful ideals asks himself only shortly before a mob of unruly revolutionaries comes to burn and pillage his family's house. Translated from Catalan by G. López de Górgolas.
The Vaccination
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
"By and large," the straying wife of Frank Wedekind's classic erotic tale says to her young lover, "husbands are jealous only so long as they have no reason to be. As soon as there really is a reason for them to be jealous, it’s as if they were stricken with terminal blindness.”
Looking for Butch
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Looking for Butch is the main story in this collection. It is the story about the lifelong friendship of four women and the events that have tied them together all these years. These gals have experienced a lot of living in their lifetime. There are five other stories in the collection as well in a variety of genres.
The Best of Poetry Now and Then
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This book contains the best poems from the 2008 -2013 collection of Poet and Artist, Michael E. Riffel. With a sense of rhyme, his poetry contains subject dealing with life that will make you think, laugh, and cry.
The Diplomat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
"At forty, he was disabused of his ambitions, but his temper remained the same, and, his conjugal vocation notwithstanding, he still couldn’t find a bride. More than one would have would have accepted him with great pleasure; he was so circumspect he lost them all."
Crónicas de los perdidos
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Series: Pensamiento alternativo, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Crónicas de los perdidos es el quinto libro de la col·lección de pensamiento alternativo que recoge algunas experiencias más de Harter Feelsonsteel y su hija Beatriz Feelsonsteel en la nueva realiad en la que se encuentran ahora. En esta ocasión la acción tendrá lugar a pie de calzada por una parte, y por la otra en una gan ciudad. La acción y los sentimientos a flor de acero estan asegurados.
Cuckoo Funeral, Magique, The Odd Job: Three Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In "Cuckoo Funeral", a Korean-American teen knows her mother is the keeper of a secret, but she cannot pry it from her. In "Magique", a man wants his wife to partner with him in his greatest dream - to be a full-time magician - but she thinks magic is a stupid hobby. He gives her one last chance to support him. In "The Odd Job", an old man offers a vagrant woman a job scraping paint off his house.
Coimbra the Clerk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
The aging clerk Coimbra no longer believes in much. Not even his long-standing faith in the lottery--"I'm no longer of the age to hope," he admits--is entirely steadfast. He resolves, then, to buy one last ticket, for the drawing for the huge sum of five hundred contos.
The Pale Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
Máximo, an impoverished young poet and student, inherits a fortune on the unexpected death of his godfather. His own fortunes, however, are not greatly improved.
Sooner the Tarpeian Rock
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"People recall an abyss with pleasure; it is impossible to recall a bore without dread. Sooner the Tarpeian Rock than an author of ill repute."
The Back Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
"The Back Room" is an English translation of "La rebotiga," Catalan journalist Robert Robert's gently ironic account of a desultory evening gathering in the room in back of an apothecary's. Josep Pla, in his diary, calls it the finest piece of writing in Catalan from the so-called Renaixença.
Nameless Flower
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
Martinha, in her forties, finds herself alone. She has only the old aunt she lives with. One day, going through the mementos of her youth, she comes across a dried flower and reminisces about the circumstances in which, rare, beautiful, and fresh, it was given to her.
Poetically Random
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
My Love affair with writing began with poetry. Through the Highs and lows of life I have found that writing poetry keeps me motivated, provides an outlet for every thought and emotion and makes the journey far more interesting. And since every day is filled with a balance of things planned and things unexpected I have a very eclectic collection that could only be called Poetically Random. Enjoy!
Letters to Langston: A Poetic Journal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Langston Hughes used his expressive talents during a time when it was preferred that African Americans were neither seen nor heard. He recorded stories that would have been lost in time, giving them a memorable rhyme and a place in literature. And for this he will forever be remembered and esteemed as a great talent and an important part of history. Letter’s to Langston is one writer’s tribute t