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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 131,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tristram Shandy, widely regarded as one of the great works of English literature, is also one of the most difficult to read. This edition simplifies and shortens the book to two-thirds of its original length, making it accessible to the general reader while retaining its wit and style.
The Healing Place by Clare Nonhebel
Price: Free! Words: 126,810. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At 32, Franz Kane is owner-director of The Healing Place, appealing to an appreciative and ever-growing clientele seeking remedies for stress and formulae for fulfilment. The Healing Place has also been Franz’s escape from the past. But now, as one crisis after another challenges his own priorities, Franz has to decide whether it’s worth risking everything for the truth.
The Caitiff by J.W. Carey
Price: Free! Words: 112,600. Language: British English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One of the last Homo Sapiens, Cedric Healy is trapped. Trapped by his good job, with its high prospects, trapped by the ghosts of a personal morality in a world evolved beyond the need for one, and trapped by his self-destructive refusal to worship the Money-God. Everything he believes to be human appears to be fading away around him, amongst the tall buildings of the Manchester skyline.
Genius by Clare Nonhebel
Price: Free! Words: 105,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three gifted children: boy genius Eldred, acrobat Lulubelle and disabled visionary Keith are all learning to survive in a world that puts pressure on them to be normal. But, beyond their unusualness, is there another link between them that nobody knows about?
Queen of the Jews by NL Herzenberg
Price: Free! Words: 107,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In contemporary New York City, a Jewish woman falls in love with a Palestinian wall painter who has been charged with killing her. Galia, a Russian Jew living in New York, has no idea that the man she’s drawn to, Alejandro (not his real name), isn’t Mexican at all, but is actually a Palestinian who carries out the wishes of his Mastermind, ostensibly a college professor.
League Of Mortals by Duncan Cross
You set the price! Words: 162,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
League of Mortals is the most honest thing you will ever read about illness: a razor-sharp story told with shocking candor, fierce wit, and deep compassion. Wesley Peary gets sick just before his senior year, and in short order loses his job, his friends, and his fun - everything but his mind. When that goes, too, he finds the only person who can help is in even worse shape than he is.
Pumice Seed by Patrick Stoves
Price: Free! Words: 102,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pumice Seed follows a troubled character who has developed figments of his imagination he thought were crushed long ago. Ultimately they have reappeared to torment, confuse, tempt and unleash his rage. Careful decisions must be made throughout, as to side with one of his inner demons angers another.
The Damnation of Corey / The Redemption of Tess by Joel A. Robitaille
You set the price! Words: 209,660. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Based loosely on the book of Job, a woman asks God for permission to destroy the life of the most righteous person she knows, who happens to be her supervisor and childhood nemesis. In the aftermath of their shocking collision, both Corey and Tesla embark on perilous journeys to the edge of the abyss, where its damnation or redemption that awaits.
Vengeance & Remission by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 205,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
L'Unisogno - Storia sulla Terra, sul mare e su Marte by Andrea Candeloro
Price: Free! Words: 140,620. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
L’antica storia prese piede dall’astruso piano di voler redigere un libro a mano, dal temperamento insensato e dal senso stemperato. Sotterrato una mattina, il manoscritto fu sottratto e viaggiò per terra, per mare e su Marte...
В барханах песочных часов. Экстремальный роман by Olga Koreneva
Price: Free! Words: 180,600. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Загадочный роман наших дней. При остром сюжете, внешней занимательности, обилии юмора - произведение очень многогранное. Своеобразный психологический айсберг. Роман о современности, о потрясающей эпохе, в которую ввергла нас судьба. На страницах книги происходят невероятные события: захватывающие, головокружительные ситуации потрясают обычную жизнь двух подруг, их родных и близких.
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda: Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 186,580. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Daniel Deronda", the last, great novel by the author of "Middlemarch", is less read nowadays than it deserves because of its length and complexity. This abridged version makes George Eliot's important and insightful work more accessible to the general reader.
Lovefool (complete 1st part of Lovefool trilogy) by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 135,850. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Love is all we need. Moreover, love shows mostly when we don't expect it, love surprises us. It causes a revolution in our hearts and in our – apparently – ordered world. Nothing is and nothing will be the same any more, when fates of people, who are destined to meet, cross one day. Mia, Julian and Sebastian meet each other. And Julian is not a human.
Another Throw of The Dice by Mary Clare Morganti
Price: Free! Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
It is the mid-eighties when a group of expatriates from Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, the United States and Japan meet and form friendships in a small country in the tropical south Pacific. Developing friendships with local people help to establish familiarity with the culture and lifestyle of the society. Over time, past lives are glimpsed and are woven into the fabric of the narrative.
A Phantom Herd by Lorraine Ray
Series: Phantom Roundup. Price: Free! Words: 100,040. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nostalgic for a lost America? Was Chester from Gunsmoke your first crush? Visit the desert Southwest circa 1960 as refugees from Indiana and Ohio cope with cacti and tamales, and a family of kids lie and bluster their way through a frightening adult world. A gentle novel full of wonder and beauty. This is the first novel in a two-part series.
Each and All by John Kuti
Price: Free! Words: 291,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Uplifting! Heartbreaking! Each and All is the story of the baby boom generation. An urban family of 3 coming apart as they defend themselves from each other’s needs is taken in by a rural family of 14 adopted children who show them the power and beauty of common work and shared purpose. Hands to work, hearts to family. These are deep love stories that show the human heart need not be an island.
Jane Austen's Mansfield Park: Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
This edition of "Mansfield Park" has been shortened to two-thirds of its original length, and slightly simplified, whilst preserving Jane Austen's style. It offers readers with good English a more approachable version of the great classic novel.
Boss Gull by Barry Klemm
Price: Free! Words: 100,370. Language: Australian English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Two Hard Men Friends for Life Enemies to the Death! WWII buddies and bonded by a tragic event, Frank and Lyle remain friends even though Frank goes up and up while Lyle remains at the bottom. Until the day when Frank decides he's rich and powerful enough to take on his oldest friend. But Lyle is the only man Frank was never afraid of; something of which he is about to be devastatingly reminded.
Trôi theo mùa hè by Vinh (Phuong Duy) Nguyen
Price: Free! Words: 211,730. Language: Vietnamese. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
“Trôi theo mùa hè”, câu chuyện của hai gia đình với căn nguyên hoàn toàn khác biệt: cội nguồn, văn hóa, phong tục; mối liên hệ kỳ lạ giữa 2 lối sống, một gia đình Anh truyền thống và một là sự pha trộn giữa hai dòng máu Anh - Nga , xứ sở lạnh lẽo khổng lồ. Vì sự ngẫu nhiên nào đó, họ bỗng dưng quện lấy nhau, ràng buộc vào nhau từ một mùa hè định mệnh.