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Diário do Intermúndio (e outras estórias de banzo)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Uma coletânea de contos experimentais e poesias de Sonja Petz sobre nostalgia, passado, escolhas, reflexos.
Novena for the Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Fario. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
"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 Back Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Categories: 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.
Benedictino
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese, Fiction » Classics
For years, the aging civil servant Abel had been saving, for just the right occasion, two bottles of a precious liquor made by the monks of a Benedictine abbey. But in a cruel irony one of the bottles is uncorked by his friend Joaquín (known as Cain) in circumstances altogether different from those he had envisaged.