Books tagged: asia

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L'enigma nord-coreano - Cosa accade oggi al 38° parallelo e quale futuro ha la dittatura di Kim Jong-un
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: Italian. Published: May 6, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
La Repubblica Popolare Democratica di Corea, guidata dal misterioso Kim-Jong-un, erede dell'unica dinastia comunista della storia, rappresenta per antonomasia lo "Stato canaglia" per eccellenza, ma rappresenta veramente un pericolo per l'equilibrio internazionale?
Linehan's Ordeal
Series: Sean Linehan. Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
Sean Linehan brings over his dead boss to Hong Kong to open Asia’s finest sports venue. Captivated by the alluring Hypatia, Sean gets kidnapped by Maoist guerrillas. His government will not pay a ransom. Can he stay alive long enough to fulfil his quest to become good? Dark humour and subtle satire enrich this tale of our all-too-near future.
A Love Letter to Malaysian Borneo: Or, Can this travel writer be green?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,570. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A travel writer explores Malaysian Borneo, the world's 3rd largest island. From kayaking and trekking in sanctuaries and national parks she falls in love with Sarawak and Sabah - and loves the music at the Rainforest World Music and Borneo Jazz Festivals along the way. Food features, but of course it's exotic animals that draw us here. Borneo will be on your bucket list after reading this book.
Imagine Carnivalesque: A Duo of Psychoanalytical Essays on South Asian Literature and Gender Identity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Award-winning new author Ashok Rajamani returns with this explosive book of bold and insightful literary criticism, which explore the works of Salman Rushdie and other South Asian writers. Uncover the unconscious of the subcontinent through two psychoanalytical essays that deconstruct inner gender codes, sexuality, and other secrets of subversion.
The Cry Of The Kuaka
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00)
From rural Korea, to the brothels and POW camps of Yokohama, to the United Sates and the Southern Alps of NZ; then ultimately climaxing at Cape Reinga, this is a story of endurance, honour and shame. Set against the Japanese annexation of Korea, WW2 and the Korean War, it is a story of the modern world: a world without boundary; a world where culture and identity confuse and collide.
A Very Late Gap Year In Taiwan
Price: Free! Words: 67,100. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I quit my jobs as an Aerospace engineer and engineering graduate student to teach ESL in East Asia for one year. I only made it to ten months. If you are considering this as a career change, please learn from my many mistakes. Better yet: read about and laugh at my many mistakes from the comfort of your own home.
Otkudà - in bici sulla Via della Seta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,810. Language: Italian. Published: March 18, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
1135 chilometri in sella a una mtb, 805 in auto e 980 in treno, tra Kirghizistan e Uzbekistan. Norman Polselli, dopo l’Islanda (Pedalando con i Troll, Gingko, 2012), torna a viaggiare in bicicletta per una nuova avventura, lungo uno degli itinerari più affascinanti e leggendari dell’Asia, la mitica VIA DELLA SETA, antico legame tra Oriente e Occidente.
Dear Sister
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,560. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by GFA Books, a division of Gospel for Asia. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
In this series of letters written over seven years, Gisela Yohannan shares personally and candidly about events in her own life and ministry—both joys and sorrows—and how the Lord has been faithful through it all. "Dear Sister" holds out to you the promise of new beginnings, of new mercies every morning and of hope in your walk with Jesus.
Missing In Rangoon
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 100,210. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
As foreigners rush into Myanmar with briefcases stuffed with plans and cash for hotels, shopping malls and high rises, they discover the old ways die hard. Vincent Calvino’s case is to find a young British-Thai man gone missing in Myanmar, while his best friend and protector Colonel Pratt of the Royal Thai Police has an order to cut off the supply of cold pills from Myanmar used for...
Zero Hour in Phnom Pehn
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,850. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the early 1990s, at the end of the devastating civil war UN peacekeeping forces try to keep the lid on the violence. Gunfire can still be heard nightly in Phnom Penh, where Vietnamese prostitutes try to hook UN peacekeepers from the balcony of the Lido Bar.