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The Elevator by Durmus Sik, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: Simple English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
We live in a chaotic world. So, while we are living our lives in this chaos, we do not think death even for a second. We are always busy with something. But while we are busy with bills, children or dinner; the death comes us without say hi. In this story, our main character Frank has experienced same thing too. He had not expected the death, until he met with the death.
The Faces of Harriet Brown by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Faces of Harriet Brown tells the story of Nachiketa Krishnamurti, a boy raised in India by his paternal grandmother who, among other things, teaches him to speak with snakes. His father, Jiddu, is a well-known Indian mystic who is rarely home. His mother is never discussed.
Fosa común by Miguel Marcotrigiano
Price: Free! Words: 11,140. Language: Spanish. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Como si recorriéramos el osario poético personal del autor, quedan reunidas en “Fosa común”, de Miguel Marcotrigiano, las lápidas poéticas (la poesía lapidaria) de un conjunto de nombres enormes llamados por sus nombres propios, en una familiaridad que habla de un panteón de ánimos comunes y de un mausoleo de acuerdos funerarios que terminan siendo homenaje vivificador para cada uno de ellos.
Analysis of an Excerpt of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe by Rodolphe HOUGANGOYE NGOUAMBILA
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
This section of the book principally focuses on Robinson Crusoe mishaps (misadventures) after their boat got shipwrecked. He is the only survivor of the sailors’ crew. Crusoe then endeavours to get away from the “anger” of the sea and is constrained to learn how to subsist relying upon himself.
Glass Eyes: A Short Story about a Family's Struggle by Emily Livingstone
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Five-year-old Kate struggles to understand what is happening to her world as she witnesses her father's deepening depression. In the midst of her family’s turmoil, Kate finds solace in her grandfather’s upstairs apartment, though she is troubled by the stuffed fox in his bedroom. As Kate tries to adapt to the changes in her life, the fox becomes a symbol of what she fears.
The Knight and the Princess by Matthew Gordon
Price: Free! Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
One uninterrupted gaze into the reflecting pool reveals everything there is to know about oneself. For a young knight who dreams of becoming king, and the princess who is determined to marry him, the fate of the realm unfolds before them… and nothing is what they expect.
El New Yorker en el canon del siglo XX by Jorge Reyes
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Un breve recorrido por la influencia de la revista New Yorker en la literatura de Estados Unidos en el siglo XX: su estilo, sus hitos, sus mitos, que la convirtieron en la revista literaria de referencia y prestigio mundial.
Bad Romance (Seven Deadly Sins): Walkthrough by Jess C Scott
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Educational, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
The Bad Romance Anthology is a pop culture inspired short story collection, which links star-crossed lovers to each of the seven deadly sins. In this promotional eBook, Jess C Scott talks about the themes and inspirations behind her (unintentionally satirical) project. GENRE: Education (Reference / Commentary) * * * LENGTH: 5,400 Words * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey by Don A Lashomb
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.
Yesterday, I died (The Devil's Forge) by Shane Greenhough
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism(3.67 from 9 reviews)
Bradley Snowden wakes up almost 100 years after he died to find that he is not the man he was.
When Gods Fail by Nelson Lowhim
Series: When Gods Fail, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Exploring a cave, Tom finds himself trapped when a series of earthquakes seal the cave entrance. Weeks later, he pulls himself out. He can't believe his eyes: there's nothing but ashes for miles. He sets out to find help, or maybe a phone to call his wife. When he finds people, he learns a terrible truth: the world as he knows it is over...
Under the Oklahoma Sky by Kathryn Long
Price: Free! Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism(4.00 from 2 reviews)
SHORT STORY: Jess Stillwell is a reporter for the Lawton, Oklahoma newspaper. When she does an article on cowboy movie star, Tripp Clearwater, little does she expect her personal interview to result in a one night stand. After finding herself alone the next morning, Jess figures that’s the last she would see of him. Of course,as fate and love would have it, life turned out somewhat different.
Costumes and Textile Designs of India by Parul Bhatnagar
You set the price! Words: 28,180. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
For a complete picture of Indian culture, it is necessary that its material aspects should be investigated. There is no dearth of material of Indian Costumes and Textile Designs from contemporary sculptures, paintings and other archaeological finds. The beauty of an Indian costume lies in its richness of weaving, use of brilliant colours and skilful patterning. This book speaks volumes.
Chinese Novel Book Review: 小说《花落花开》读者网友书评集 by Hongyang（Canada）/ 红洋（加拿大）
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: Chinese. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Chinese
Would You Remember ME by Lynette Ferreira
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism(4.50 from 4 reviews)
In this short story, the writer is fifteen years old, contemplating suicide. In her darkest hour she writes a letter.