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America in an Egyptian Mirror Portraits of America in Egyptian Travel Literature 1912-2007
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 50,920. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Images of America in Egyptian travelogues in the last hundred years.
Beyond the Line
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Wordrunner eChapbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this powerful collection of short fiction from “down under” — by turns, beautiful, disturbing and funny — Goldsmith gives us resilient characters who push or are swept beyond the lines of acceptable or customary behavior; some of them live in barely sustainable emotional territory.
Local History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aided by his dead grandmother and haunted by a persistent ghost of his own demise, Eldon Wright must navigate these surreal and other more immediate demons in a test of courage and loyalty during the last days of his final year in high school. Eldon cannot see tomorrow but knows a moment in time can change him, forever.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
The Haiduks
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is Romania in the time of the Ottoman occupation. A band of brigands--the haiduks--has taken up arms against the Turk. Led by the lovely Floarea Codrilor, the haiduks do battle not only with the armies of mercenaries sent by the Sublime Porte, the bashi-bazouks, but also with debased Romanian aristocrats, the boyars and gospodars who would betray their native land to the foreign occupier.
The Poet Must Die: Fritz365 2013
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This third yearly collection of poetry and story verse, which once again takes us to the highs and lows of this human existence. To experience all the pain and joy, love and hate, and the activities that go along with it all. A year in the life of a poet. Whom I think we will all agree: Must someday die a (preferably) normal death.
Midnight Mass and Other Stories
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
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."
The Jersey Bounce (A Jersey Fantasia)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,290. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Motivational coaching, now a billion $ industry worldwide, propels Coach, "just plain Coach," as he likes to be called, a former forest ranger from the Garden State who made his name by bouncing the corrupt into jail, onto the national stage. The novel takes a humorous look at loyalty in the Garden State with views of historical greats en route to arriving at what it means to live a good life.
Five Leaves Left
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ten Short Stories that use Nick Drake’s 1969 debut album ‘Five Leaves Left’ as a launchpad and soon leave their birthplace far behind in an eclectic tour ’round the world. Each story portrays a unique interpretation by American writer Courtney Seiberling, you may have your own version.
Memoirs of a Bangkok Warrior
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
DECLASSIFIED! Yes, Americans did fight another secret war in Asia! Now, at last, the long-suppressed details of that controversial war can be told. The setting is Bangkok, Thailand. The time is the mid-sixties. And the events are incredible. Join Whore House Charlie, Sgt. Jigaboo, Bumbles, Blinky, Agent Orange, Corporal Napalm, Hogbody, Butterball, Good Pork Betty, the Betel Nut Queen.
Adverse Possession
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jim Long gets laid off from his computer programmer job. Jim has prepared a soft landing. Jim is then visited by his girlfriend, Abigail. Abigail finds out that Jim has obtained a free house, using Adverse Possession, has set up a company and is set to survive. The talk then turns to the sexual practices of some of the people of the area.
Waking Up Naked On My Mother's Grave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Hesitation Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Before you get too excited, despite its title, “Waking Up Naked on My Mother’s Grave” isn’t a horror book. It’s just a short, surreal, coming-of-age novel about a young man who travels to Washington, D.C., seeking his fortune. In no time at all, he’s working for a contractor and living with a somniphobiac girlfriend.
Sand and Ruin and Gold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The old stories always end with happy ever after. But this isn’t one of the old stories. This is a story of princes and monsters.
Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
In this eccentric tale set in a small town in northern India, Pawan Mishra masterfully weaves ingenuity and sarcasm in a manner that’s simultaneously hilarious and tragic. Coinman is a modern-day parable laced with pithy wisdom and psychological insight into human nature--a clever parody of the dynamics of office politics and groupthink.
A New England Romance and Other Southern Stories
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the upcountry of South Carolina in the fictitious County of Compton, Ivey's stories introduce us to a cast of memorable characters. If you have ever "visited" William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County, or "passed through" James Kibler's Clay Bank County, you will most certainly want to add Ivey's Compton County to your literary travel itinerary.
War Medal/Behind the FAT CHANCE - 2Shot#3
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
The Unvoiced Consonant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015 by little owl press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The Unvoiced Consonant is the story of five loud-soft voices and more phonemes than you, or a pigeon, could poke a stick at.
The Murder on Via Belpoggio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Everyone felt his own beloved person threatened," notes the narrator of Svevo's sarcastic tale of a bungling murderer on the loose in the city of Trieste.
The Beautiful Death
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
The captain of the "Siracusa" has received orders to sail for Tangiers, where rebels have seized the Italian consulate. The blue peter is hoisted, and the sirens announcing the ship's departure echo off of the hills above Livorno. From all over the city, seamen and officers begin returning aboard--all of them, that is, but the junior lieutenant Luigi Carleoni, the ship captain's son.
Ινδικά Διηγήματα
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,620. Language: Greek. Published: November 13, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ο βραβευμένος με Νόμπελ Λογοτεχνίας (1913) Ραμπιντρανάθ Ταγκόρ υπήρξε συνθέτης, συγγραφέας και φιλόσοφος. Ενδιαφέρθηκε επίσης για την εκπαίδευση και την παιδαγωγική.

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