Books tagged: allegory

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Study Guide: The Alchemist (A BookCaps Study Guide)
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Series: Study Guides, Book 90. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
The perfect companion to Paulo Coelho’s, "The Alchemist," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
The Adventures of Sammy and Alistair: Sidecar
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
If God challenged you right now to be obedient and love your enemy, could you follow through? "Sidecar" is the story of Samuel Rittenberg Tanner, a rich black man living in the outskirts of Atlanta during the racially tense early 1960's, and his teenage nephew, Alistair. Their 30 minute trip turns into a 3 day adventure when a detour leads them to a grim discovery: the body of a beaten white man.
The Parables of Jesus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament
"The Parables of Jesus" gives a close up view of the major parables of Jesus. Helps you explore the parables and examine them from various angles. Common sense analysis encourages you to think and ponder. Focuses on what the parables actually say, and what they do not say. Explains and illustrates essential tools that will aid in your study of parables and the entire Bible.
Journey (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
Little One was born in the Golden Fields, in a little thatched house amidst the sunlit wheat. It was there she first saw the Living One—a young man with mysterious, laughing eyes. She could not take her eyes away from him. And one day, when he disappeared over the mountains, she followed. “Journey” is a short story and an allegory in the tradition of Pilgrim’s Progress.
Tango A Fable
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: Australian English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A disturbing psychological fantasia exploring themes of sexual narcissism, conscience, the illusion of free will, and the nature of love.
Monterra's Deliciosa & Other Tales &
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Magic Lino, the real story behind the one told by Robert Louis Stevenson, a chef dying of ennui, gathering bluebirds, paying with candywrap. More than 30 stories and poems from an author described by SF Site as "one of the most delightful, original, and varied new writers on hand". Includes 17,000 words of bonus material.
Awakening the Soldier
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,740. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Victor Bremerton is a swordsman thrust into a war he has always sensed but never confirmed. An evil baron and his powerful sentries vie for domination against the rightful prince and his soldier spies with their enchanted gems. Catherine, the childhood friend he longs to love, has been deceived into working for the enemy. Catherine's life and the future of the kingdom hang in the balance.
The Allegory of the Desert
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Price: $5.47 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
This ensemble of insights and profound wisdom, seamlessly expressed in verse and prose, offers guidance and companionship to those experiencing that particularly dry and arid phase in the spiritual journey called ‘the dark night’.
The Pit 4: The Inverted Pit
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Series: The Pit, Series I - Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
In this re-imagining of the first book, a young man attempts to climb out of a deep pit which represents his despair and search for fulfillment in life. On another plane of existence, a young adult named Christian Anderson pursues a dream he hopes will end the emptiness in his life. When a sudden tragedy shakes his world upside down, his quest for meaning takes an entirely new turn.
The Amazing and Somewhat Wondrous Adventures of Nicholas Groundhog
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Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Something evil has arrived in the land East-of-the Rivers. Suddenly, this quiet community of soft-spoken animals find themselves double-bolting their burrows at night and venturing from their dens only when necessary. Who will deliver the peaceful animals from this terror? Is any animal capable of such bravery? Yes. His name is Nicholas Groundhog. And the rest is legend