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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."
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.
Estamos perdidos mas estamos aqui
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Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Um motoboy fã de Balzac, um funcionário de matadouro ilegal maltratado pela autoconsciência, um traficante deprimido e uma adolescente que utiliza a literatura como forma de extorsão. Em comum, o humor típico de quem tem pouco a perder e os trajetos por caminhos paulistanos, da Santa Cecília ao Parque Santo Antônio, do Paraíso ao Morumbi.
St. Somewhere Journal, July 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by St. Somewhere Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
St. Somewhere Journal is a quarterly literary journal with a Caribbean focus.
Racing With The Rain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.
The Woman with the Diamond Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Discover the side of Jamaica you've never seen before... The son of a white plantation owner befriends a slave girl, an ex-slave struggles with the challenges of emancipation, a poor girl from the country has to fight off the sexual advances of her employer, ... This is the fascinating story of the woman with the diamond heart - Jamaica, land of love.
De las celebraciones, poemario por José Luis Colín
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
Poemas celebrando la amistad y los desencuentros por el poeta mexicano José Luis Colín. Prólogo de Carlos Montemayor. Textos dedicados a Juan Cervera, Jesús Luis Benítez, Xorge del Campo, Joaquín Gutiérrez Niño y otros personajes latinoamericanos de las letras.
Borges - Ficciones in 1,000 Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
You’ve just made the first step to finding the perfect read for your weekend, vacation or coffee breaks. “Ficciones” in 1,000 words is exactly what it suggests – a 1,000-word summary of “Ficciones”. This download will give you a first-person view into the story of this e-book.
Holidays
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Young José Martins, let out of class early one day, heads home with his uncle and his older sister. On the way, he and his sister try to guess the reason--a party? a birthday? an election victory?--for their unexpected dismissal from class.
A School Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Chekhov noted that if, early in a story, mention was made of a rifle hanging on the wall, it would eventually have to go off. Hanging on the window frame of the schoolhouse in Machado de Assis's "A School Story" is not a rifle, but a paddle, complete with five holes drilled in it.
Trio in A Minor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
In "Trio in A Minor," Machado's classic tale of a love triangle in Brazilian high society, the intrigue plays out to the tune of the old sonata of the absolute.
Three yet One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"Her gaze was not absent, as it had been shortly before; instead, it was fixed on the flowers on the wallpaper that lined the room. She noticed, for the first time, that the flowers were daisies. And she shifted her gaze from one to the next, to see if the pattern was the same, and she found that it was. Is that not delightful? Daisies painted on paper."
A Game
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"'Now, you’ve played cards with so many people, but only once, a long time ago, have you played with me, écarté. Isn’t écarté the name of that game you taught me? Let’s play a game.' Xavier started laughing."
Midnight Mass
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
It's Christmas Eve, 1861 or 1862. Seventeen-year-old Nogueira, a native of the provinces living in Rio de Janeiro for his studies, has arranged with a neighbor to go to midnight mass. Into the parlor where he is waiting up alone walks Dona Conceição, the thirty-year-old wife of the man in whose house he is lodging. "Midnight Mass," perhaps Machado's most beloved tale, is a Brazilian classic.
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.
Arms
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Fifteen-year-old Inácio has been sent to work as a runner for the lawyer Borges. Borges's wife, the full-figured twenty-seven-year-old Dona Severina, fires the young runner's imagination, and she herself finds her own ability to resist temptation sorely tested.
The Machete
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inácio Ramos is a cellist. His young wife, daughter of a poor shopkeeper, does not understand his art. She is drawn instead to popular music and those who play it, above all to a mediocre law student who is back in Rio de Janeiro for the holidays.
Mayan Blood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
When a pair of vacationers visit the ruins of the Yucatán and run into an ancient Mayan cult, they get much more than the typical tour and journal entry.
Point of View
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"Our disagreement has a natural explanation. I am a single girl, full of complications, dreams, ambitions, and poetry; you are already a woman of the house, a calm and happy wife, soon to be a mother; you see things through a different lens."
A Fire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
In Montevideo, on shore leave, a naval officer comes across a burning dressmaker's shop. Ever the chivalrous gentleman, he ignores the flames and the smoke and rushes up the stairs to the burning workshop.