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100 Easy Pieces The Ultimate Poetry Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
100 Easy Pieces flows through the countryside, oceans and cities within which we live .Through our own veins to divine and eventually connect within. To connect with ourselves. From when we were children, to life as an adolescent, to now, as we experience adulthood, parenthood, and eventually death.The script is an eclectic one, reflective of the contemporary and dynamic lives in which we now live
The Lost Traveller
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When J’s car breaks down outside the village pub Ruth the landlady has no reason to disbelieve his explanation that he was just passing through. They have an instant attraction to the other. Whilst he waits for his car to be repaired J tells Ruth of his career and background. Then the details of his job begin to change and Ruth starts to wonder if J has another reason for staying in the village.
A Small House in France
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A magical holiday to rural France with their children had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington - to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
Velan Poulose and The Travancore Chronicle Cases
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in the exotic land of Travancore of the 1950's, when life was still slow and detective work was done the old fashioned way,these 8 mind boggling cases presented in this novel captures the exploits of a self-taught investigator, Velan Poulose, who as an orphan grew up unloved and unfamiliar with the ways of the world but is gifted with a mind which proves to be the nemesis of many a criminal.
Cliffington
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 409,720. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cliffington, on the remote north-eastern coast, looks like a rural idyll but is not immune to the events of the world. Distant wars bring distress and destruction. A story of trial and obsession, of love and hope, Cliffington reveals the strength and frailties of the people and tests their community to the edge of failure. While always, close at hand, the sea rolls on relentless.
The House in Sønderhå
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How to let go of the times that has passed? Bue Bredsdorff is not good at it and tries here through his drawings to capture memories and atmospheres from his parents home in the small village of Sønderhå on the edge of Denmark. The result is a series of evocative fragments of a place that has ceased to exist.
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 16. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A further collection of 21 broadcast talks on the BBC, made between 1936 and 1967. Ten of these were broadcast in the BBC’s Empire Service in 1938/39 and concern the countryside and farming. Four talks are about Williamson’s ongoing struggle to bring life back to the derelict farm in Norfolk that he had bought in 1937, while a later broadcast has the intriguing title ‘On Seeing Marilyn Monroe'.
One Woman and Her Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
Донское
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: Russian. Published: November 21, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian
«Откуда я, в самом деле, пришел?..» – думает Валька. Он живет в селе с поэтическим названием Донское. Он видит, как люди считают деньги, напряженно, сосредоточенно, умело, и это является, скорее всего, их главным в жизни занятием. Зачем люди вообще живут? Что находится между добром и злом?
Green Fields and Pavements: A Norfolk Farmer in Wartime
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 13. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Henry Williamson (1895-1977), nature writer and novelist, was a farmer in Norfolk, UK, during World War 2. Throughout those years he was writing newspaper articles, to help finance the farm, and Green Fields and Pavements is a collection of the articles that he contributed to the Eastern Daily Press between 1941 and 1944: on farming, the countryside and its wildlife, and literature and art.