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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Why I Still Have Not Written My Flatland Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Essay » Literature
Mario Milosevic chronicles his attempts to equal or better Edwin Abbott’s 125-year-old Flatland novel as he explains his ideas for a Flatland story set in the skin of a dead whale. Part memoir, part essay, part story, this exploration of the intricacies of creativity takes you on a road not yet taken and invites you to consider the question: Are some stories better off not written at all?
Terra Nullius - The Definite History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
A humorous history of Australia providing such useful information as: How foreigners can avoid offending Australians; The rules of cricket for Americans; How a Stuffed Horse won the Melbourne Cup; Why Sir Donald Bradman’s life was a failure. The study of history is about learning from the mistakes of the past. This book is guaranteed by the author to be full of mistakes.
The Inheritance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Could history’s greatest works of art be the product of a dark secret? Follow treasure hunter, Andrew Game, on a clandestine assignment to uncover the ancient truth. But not before a young writer named, Cutty Abbott, unwittingly discovers the cleverly devised secret: a chain letter written by H.P. Lovecraft, and unknowingly sets the chain into motion causing Lovecraft’s ghost to come calling.