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Moments in Time: Poetry without Borders
By Joseph Edwards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
An interesting read is hidden in this book of Poems with themes of childhood events, youthful folly, the bond on friendship, scenic views in nature and the unchanging universal themes such as love, hate, greed and kindness.
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. 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."
Navegador de historias: Treinta cuentos cortos y un prólogo desesperado
By Miguel Lozano
Price: Free! Words: 16,080. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Los cuentos que aparecen en esta compilación son pequeñas y modestas tramas. En ellas aparecen parejas infieles, flores masacradas, perros surrealistas, renos comunistas, androides inteligentes, mandolinas mexicalenses y mundos donde el ruido está prohibido.
Captain Mendonça
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
"I felt an acute pain in the top part of my skull; a foreign object went in to the inside of my brain. I know nothing else. I think I fainted. When I came to, the laboratory was empty. Father and daughter had disappeared. I had the impression there was a curtain in front of me. A loud and hoarse voice resounded in my ears."
The Diplomat
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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."
Coimbra the Clerk
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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
By Márcia Lima
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
By Various Authors
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
By Ken Puddicombe
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
By Judy Powell
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
By Neoclassic ePress
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
By Alex Zbooker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » 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
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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."