Books tagged: allegory

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Escape (The Prisoner and the Sun #1)
Series: The Prisoner and the Sun. Price: Free! Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Young Iliff believes his prison world to be all there is. But when a stranger tells him the fantastic tale of a long-ago escapee, Iliff resolves to learn the truth. Thus begins his quest to find the Sun. But to get there he must first venture beyond the very walls he is charged with upholding and into realms deep and dark, where fearsome creatures lurk.
Redemption (5 Short Stories)
Price: Free! Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Redemption is a fantasy flash fiction collection illustrating God's drama of redemption.
11/11/11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
So many people have commented on how prescient this short story was. Although this allegory was written several years ago, it accurately predicted (in my opinion and that of others) the current American political situation. Hopefully, it also adds some insight. Thank you in advance for not revealing the last line of this story, so the story's ending will be more enjoyable for the next reader.
The Heart of a King (A Tale of Faith)
Series: Of a King, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
Faith. Doubt. Darkness. Light. Betrayal. Redemption. A journey without a map. A kingdom without hope. A thief. A battle. A promise. Secret messages. Clandestine departures. And...oh, yes...lots and lots of singing! This tale recounts the adventures of Artemerio and Barto as they travel on a long-anticipated but unexpected quest to accomplish...the impossible.
Hope and Undead Elvis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,570. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Before the world ended, Hope was a down-and-out virgin stripper. Now she's pregnant with a baby prophesied to be the world's salvation. She is joined by Undead Elvis, who promises her that Graceland remains intact even though the rest of the world has become sand and ash. As Graceland is the only safe place left, Hope must undertake the perilous journey across a broken, unfamiliar landscape.
The Jesus Dog
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jesus returns to modern day America as a scruffy, homeless mutt on a mission. The Jesus Dog (JD for short) travels the countryside in search of his true Master, saving fellow canines along the way while teaching humans about unconditional love and forgiveness as only a dog can.
Who Moved My Friggin' Provolone?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Business, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Follow the adventures and travails of Joey Boddaboom and Vinny Boddabing, two Mafia guys who are confronted with all the unpleasant aspects of “change in their everyday workplace.” Marone, it ain’t easy! Who Moved My Friggin’ Provolone? is a spoof on Spencer Johnson’s very fine book, Who Moved My Cheese, a serious book on management principles.
an excerpt from AMBITION'S PROGRESS PT 1
Price: Free! Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This short excerpt from B Mathew's allegory is a recommended reading for English Literature students & lecturers.
Naked Mommy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Two brothers, once inseparable, now irreconcilable, brawl and bumble over the most beautiful woman in town. What they don’t know is that Nuala Macree is a ferocious eco-activist with her sights on a corporation buying up the rights to her beloved town’s pristine spring water.  The two battles lead the brothers to sense, manhood and hospital, and Nuala into a world of impossible resentments.
A Sword for the King
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Family
There’s magic in the sword on the wall. Eight-year-old William is sure of it. From pommel to point, the broad blade is filled with images both wonderful and frightening. To William, these stories etched in steel speak of mystery and danger, but such words don’t even begin to tell the truth of what’s really written on this King's sword.