Books tagged: allegory

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SwallowTale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The greatest of all journeys begin in the smallest of things.
Pilgrim's Progress - Special Edition
Price: Free! Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
This is a book for all ages, for Sunday school teachers, and anyone who wants to read John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress in a clear form. The first part is told by young Christian himself, as he leaves the City of Destruction to reach the Celestial City, and encounters lions, giants, and a creature called the Destroyer. Christiana follows along later, and tells her own story in the second part.
The Cattle Society.
Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Inspired by the classic work of George Orwell, the fiction is a short allegory. Radha is a cow of cattle society who tries to compare her society with the human world. It's a blend of humor,romance and philosophy. Entertaining and hillarious if you have a unique taste.
Mist Boats
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
Will the young tribesmen rise to the challenge and cross over a mythical mist that appears once a generation and leave the plateau?
Agathos, The Rocky Island, and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
Gently revised stories from two favorite books for Sunday reading: Parables From Nature, and Agathos and The Rocky Island. This is a book for a young person to read alone; a family or parent to read aloud; Sunday school teachers to read to the class; and even for grownups who want to dip into the fascinating stories of the past all by themselves. Can you discover the hidden meanings?
Vampire Rising
Price: $1.97 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It’s the mid twenty-first century, a wonderful time to be alive—unless you’re a Vampire. Gatsby Calloway lives on the fringes of society, avoiding humanity, until he meets Barnabas, a young encaustic painter. When Barnabas is mortally wounded during an anti-Vampire attack, Gatsby must forget everything he has known, and learn to trust.
The Sword, the Ring and the Parchment Chinese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
The first book in the Terrestria Chronicles medieval allegory series, now available in Chinese! Young Josiah is a slave to Argamor, a powerful warlord with plans to wrest the Terrestrian throne from King Emmanuel. When Josiah’s escape attempt fails, Emmanuel rescues him from Argamor, adopting him into the Royal Family. Ideal for individual or family reading.
A Shadow Against the Night
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction
When Alfgar Blackmane--seasoned by years of adventure--is invited to visit the palatial abode of his best friend, he expects an evening of strong drinks, hearty food, and fond memories. What he in fact finds is a changed man, a mysterious woman, and a dark doom lurking in the clouds, ready to swoop down and end the life of any who stand in its path...
The Pilgrim's Progress - Accurate Revised Text
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
Dr. Barry Horner, a recognized Bunyan scholar concerning The Pilgrim's Progress, provides us with his Accurate Revised Text about one of the greatest of English literature classics. With evangelical sympathy, he smooths out the original text of this peerless biblical allegory while nevertheless retaining uncompromising accuracy. Here Bunyan entices the indifferent with tasty Bible delicacies.
Out of Darkness Rising
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015 by Magpie Eclectic Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Darkness reigns unchallenged. For the villagers on the accursed Island, life has only one meaning - death. When Marya’s parents are slain by the serpent, she becomes an Outcast struggling to survive. Yet when a forgotten promise springs to life from forbidden legends of a loving king, she can't help wondering if the old stories are true. And if so, will the promise prove stronger than the curse?