Books tagged: asian stories

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Imperfect Affair
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 78. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Classics
“This heart does not stay on one particular thought for a long period; it continues to wander and compels my mind to revisit the remains of the past where I find mourning, repenting, and cursing elements of my existence.
Scattered Fates - a novel on the second partition of India
Price: Free! Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Alternative history
(4.88)
An alternate history novel, which unwraps in the backdrop of violent anti-Hindi agitations that rocked the State of Tamil Nadu (India) 50 years ago, narrated over two time frames – 1965 and 2005. It is the story of a son's search for the truth about his father's disappearance and the political intrigue that led to India's second partition into South & North, intertwined with the history of Korea
The Stool Pigeon: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
A female State Security agent in the capital of North Korea gets the green light to betray her country's premier. The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust awarded "The Stool Pigeon" first place in the suspense category for short fiction at the 2012 Graham Greene Festival.
Cuckoo Funeral, Magique, The Odd Job: Three Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
(4.50)
In "Cuckoo Funeral", a Korean-American teen knows her mother is the keeper of a secret, but she cannot pry it from her. In "Magique", a man wants his wife to partner with him in his greatest dream - to be a full-time magician - but she thinks magic is a stupid hobby. He gives her one last chance to support him. In "The Odd Job", an old man offers a vagrant woman a job scraping paint off his house.
The Greedy Babyman and other Fun Japanese Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
In "The Greedy Babyman," you'll find more than a dozen mostly funny Japanese tales with interesting characters and twist endings. A mistake at the fountain of youth. Boys who make an outlandish plan to get more mochi. A man with an uncommon mind proves why 30 and 30 don't make 60. Give this little book a try. If you've been disappointed in Japanese tales before, you won't be this time.
The New Governess
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 56. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Having thought for a long while, he is ready with his plan. He calls Juliet and orders her to bring a mirror. She is obviously surprised because she does not know what he is going to do with a mirror, however, she brings him a mirror.
Motivational Stories: Part Thirteen
Series: Motivational Stories, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Classics, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
My Thai Eye
Series: My Thai Eye. Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A wry look at Thai life by British ex-pat, Edwin Tipple. In his many extended visits to Thailand, he never ceases to be amazed by ordinary Thai people: the way they organise things - like the way they travel - their kindness and outlook on life. All, except one, of the twelve short tales in this book are amusing experiences you're unlikely find in any travel guide.
World of Little Gods
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 29. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Anthologies » General
The stories which will give you a viewpoint which will remain, perhaps, forever in your mind. The stories create a wonderful confluence between the East and the West.
A Terrorist
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Educational
It was like it had happened yesterday because everything is so fresh in mind. He had tried to persuade himself many times that past could not be altered but he was actually not ready to listen to the voice of his heart. He remembered everything.