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Bangkok A Go Go
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,800. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel starts in a Bangkok bar but soon the reader is transported to the key times and places of Thailand's turbulent political history and to the jungle camps of Thai communist guerrillas and Cambodian rebels. Set in the 1970s and '80s, Bangkok A-go-Go presents a unique vision of the political struggles that shaped Thailand's recent history.
The Gentleman and the Rake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Peaks Island Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
An unconventional look at two landmark works of English literature. First, a lighthearted take on the critical events in Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" from the perspective of Fitzwilliam Darcy. Then Mr. B, the redeemed rake of Samuel Richardson's scandalous "Pamela," is summoned to court to tell his version of the story. A lively romp through the roots of the modern romance novel!
Ageing Disgracefully
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ageing Disgracefully is a delightful collection of short stories that takes a humorous and life-affirming look at lives of people who, though considerably advanced in years, are still behaving very, very naughtily. With a keen eye for human foibles and a wicked sense of humor, Colin Cotterill has collected and illustrated—with words and drawings—the colorful lives of disreputable elders found...
Petals From the Judas Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,200. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by 2fires Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Self-righteous, James Henry Scott yearned to instill piety into his two hell-raising sons. To save them from the temptations of their wicked ways, he moves his family and cattle to the newly born state of Texas; but how could he ever have imagined the temptation that awaited him in the diminutive Indian girl known as Ivy. On the long trail to Texas, he discovers the truth about himself.
Gambling on Magic
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 116,960. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gambling on Magic is set in Bangkok where life is more than good for Joey Balfour, ex-patriot gambling king, former TV personality, and the current owner of the mysterious and exotic Feng Shui Flower Shop in downtown Bangkok. Then ex-chief of security arrives in Bangkok to reopen an old unsolved Las Vegas casino theft...
Multi-Dimensional Life
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Moyra Caldecott reveals the many levels of her own life as a writer and the extraordinary events and experiences that have inspired her life and writing.
Tre storie italiane di fantascienza: Settembrini, Nievo, Salgari
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Series: La grande letteratura italiana, Book 5. Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 77,870. Language: Italian. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
SETTEMBRINI, NIEVO, SALGARI Che cosa hanno in comune tra loro questi tre autori italiani del XIX secolo? Tutti e tre hanno scritto fantascienza: Settembrini come traduttore di Luciano di Samosata, Nievo con un trattato di storia del futuro, Salgari con una curiosa visione del 2000. Si crede generalmente che i racconti fantastici siano monopolio della modernità, ma ciò è errato.
Недетский дом / No children's home
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: Russian. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
В детский дом приходит новый сотрудник. Это молодая психолог, жаждущая помогать брошенным детям. Но не все так просто в этом заведении. Через молодую девушку проходят судьбы несчастных детей, она встречается с безразличием сотрудников. Она узнает многое об отношениях родителей к детям и сотрудников к воспитанникам. Правда, эти знания оказываются слишком тяжелым грузом для нее…
The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer: Text & Critical Introduction
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Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 2. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
This book uniquely offers everything a reader needs to appreciate the text. It gives the reader a newly edited Middle English text with modernization and a commentary. Also included are chapters on the General Prologue, the Structure of the Wife's Prologue and Tale, the Teller and the Tale, and a comparison with three other tales of the Knight and the Loathly Lady.
Como apreciar a Alfonso Reyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Alfonso Reyes funda su doctrina en el hombre, en la situación y en el destino de este en el universo, por ello se interesa en su pasado y en su presente, defendiendo en muchos de sus textos el papel de América en el concierto de la cultura universal. En este libro se recorren ideas, consejos, el mundo en síntesis, sus costumbres, personajes e inquietudes poéticas.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Critical Introduction
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Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 4. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 83,040. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
This Critical Introduction explores the main themes, characters and symbols of "The Great Gatsby"; the quest for a new life, the preoccupation with one's place in society, the desire for riches and the greatest dream of all human beings. In doing so it offers an interpretation which, unlike most analyses of this American Masterpiece, places Nick as the focus of Fitzgerald’s attention.
Memoirs of the Right Hand Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
"We are the World-Changers... This is our story." Strongly encouraged by advisers to put down on paper the reasons for carrying out the acts that they did, Sarohror Tillit provides a frank and brutal retelling of the story of five young American men who would eventually become the most powerful people on the planet, seen through their own eyes.
El lenguage es una fuente de malos entendidos. 101 literatos del mundo hispano
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 208,610. Language: Spanish. Published: November 20, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Este libro es una recopilacion de la esencia de 101 literatos del mundo no hispano. Son 101 capitulos que recorren lo mas importante de la literatura, como una invitacion a ser, vivir, aprender, conocer y sentir el placer de leer la buena letra.
¡BUENA SUERTE, AMIGO!
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: Spanish. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
Le tocó la lotería y ahora tiene miedo. Quiere proteger a su familia, la tranquilidad de su vida. Descubre cómo se puede ganar muchos millones y no volverse loco.
The Stranger by Albert Camus: A Critical Introduction
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Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 1. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 67,050. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
An in-depth analysis of this great novel for the student and the general reader. The book offers a clear and consistent interpretation of The Stranger.
The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer: Text and Critical Introduction
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Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 1. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
The book is virtually unique in providing: the full text in Middle English, an interlinear translation, introductory chapters on the pilgrims and the narrator, guided study questions on each section of the text, a detailed analysis of the frame story and each portrait, a full bibliography and a guide to further reading.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Text and Critical Introduction
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Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 3. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Want to get to grips with the Middle English in the beautiful poem 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight', understand the historical setting, the structure of the poem, and much more... The author’s aim is to meet the needs of students up to undergraduate level, their teachers, and the general reader so that one of the great works of world literature can be enjoyed.
The General Prologue by Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Introduction
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Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 2. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
The book is virtually unique in providing, in a single volume, a comprehensive analysis of The General Prologue. It places the work in the context of the social change in late fourteenth century England and analyzes each pilgrim’s description in socio-historical terms. The poem is supported by the author’s own modernization of the text to enable the reader to understand Chaucer’s Middle English.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen: A Critical Introduction
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Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 3. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 81,030. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
A critical introduction to "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen is suitable for students from high school up to university level as well as for the general reader. The book places the novel in the context of Austen's other works, analyzes the narrative voices, the manners of the times, marriage, and the importance of locations.
Juegos de pluma. Técnicas literarias llevadas al extremo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La presente obra recoge una selección de cuentos muy dispares entre sí, cada uno de muy distinto en tamaño, recursos, estilo literario, temática y vocabulario, pero todos conservan algo en común: lo extremo. En cada escrito se utiliza una técnica literaria distinta y se la intenta llevar hasta sus límites. La obra está dividida en tres partes: microrrelatos, géneros poco explorados y cuento corto.