Books tagged: avarice

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Greed (The Seven Deadly Stones Book I)
By Michael DiGioacchino
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Three scientists on an expedition in the Himalayas discover a unique stone with an unusual attraction. They soon find themselves in the midst of the battle between Heaven and Hell as the stone's fate and that of the scientists unravels. Can an evil prophecy be fulfilled, or will the birth of a boy save mankind?
"Nursery school taught me the Wisdom, I needed to become a Man"
By Johnnie Rutledge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Essay
"Nursery School taught me the Wisdom, I needed to become a Man," is a satire aimed at man's often callous and unrestrained attempt at self actualization. The work is narrated in a style that depicts his boundless desire to entrench himself, in a stupor of childlike "concrete thinking." It is his impassioned self serving bid to neglect the unalienable rights of others, in favor of his own whims.
The Mobile Phone
By Clive Gilson
Series: ShadowGrimm. Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Mobile Phone is story #16 in Clive's ShadowGrimm series of modern fairy tales... There's nothing quite like out and out avarice to make life so much better...
Upwardly Mobile
By Clive Gilson
Series: ShadowGrimm. Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
Upwardly Mobile is story #21 in Clive's ShadowGrimm series of modern folk and fairy tales. You should never look a gift horse in the mouth - and woe betide you if you then try to drag it through a hedge backwards...
Where There's a Will
By Clive Gilson
Series: ShadowGrimm. Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
Where There's a Will is the final tale (#23) in Clive's ShadowGrimm series of modern folk and fairy tales. If you live by the internet then prepare to die by the internet, especially when you forsake kith and kin for cyber gratification.
Two Crude Dames and Horace Catchpole
By William Forde
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
Horace Catchpole is a man whose life is totally controlled by two monstrous women: his mother and his wife. Horace is a wimp of a man who has had his bark beaten into submission by his cruel and greedy mother. As he approaches 30, she decides to sell her son into marriage with another cruel and greedy woman. All three start living together and life worsens for Horace until the worm turns.