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The Pleasure Of Rustics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,850. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Some earthenware and pottery of an antique collector have powers to not only transform into humans and animals but also to go underground as well as to fly in the air. They travel across China, India, Tibet, etc, where they have a wide variety of experiences, and finally come back to their master in Japan to have a good time.
The Dragon Ticket and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,930. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
High in the Himalayas a young woman receives an extraordinary gift. Beneath the streets of Calcutta a man discovers a terrifying presence. On a far desert planet teeming with venomous creatures a woman searches for ultimate truth. In these and other strange and wondrous tales John Walters explores the ramifications of human/alien encounter.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 7 A Visit to Indus
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Price: Free! Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the third country that the commander visits. While the first two were very rich, Indus is very poor. However its president is working to educate the population. He has some unusual ideas about how the whole population can be educated quickly, including simplification of English to make it more readily understandable. An American, service, Mrs. Doors, is helping this developing country.
The Last Resident: The Love Story of a British Official and an Indian Princess
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
British diplomat Nigel loves India and Muslim culture, but not his spoiled wife Pamela. He falls in love with the married Muslim princess of the state where he serves. When Pamela is murdered, Nigel has an obvious motive, but did he do it? His only hope for exoneration lies with the state's Jewish prime minister who is in prison for treason. Surprising twists in a love story of India and empire.
Ceasefire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Trapped in the mountains in southeast India as nuclear war erupts, separated from his family, deteriorating mentally and physically, David Holcroft must find his lost grandchildren, as an alien signal intended to suppress hostilities has unexpected side effects on both animals and humans.
The Dragon Ticket - A Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Presented with an extraordinary gift by an alien artifact high in the remote Himalayas, Michelle must learn how to use her new power, as nuclear war plunges the world into chaos.
The Golden Ones Who Work Miracles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rajiv, born without limbs, spends his days begging in the Bombay streets. But when amazing golden beings alight from a spacecraft and grant him the gift of arms and legs, he finds that coping with his new mobility is not as easy as he always imagined it would be.
Under Calcutta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Calcutta has a problem with rats and bubonic plague and the authorities have called in the World's foremost extermination expert to deal with it. But he finds out that the rats are not just rats, and the problem is much worse than anyone imagined.
Rajasthan in India
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Join two couples as they take a ten day tour of Rajasthan including visiting the amazing, colourful, annual Pushkar Animal Fair. Spend the night at the home of the Maharajah of Jodpur and the next night in the only accommodation available at $2 per night - yes, it was awful. After you have read this account you’ll taste the dust, small the animals and have met the friendly people of Rajasthan.
United Press Invades India: Memoirs of a Foreign Correspondent, 1944-1952
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 127,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How does a Midwestern boy end up reporting world events from India for United Press? He comes by way of boat, after reporting from China during the Communist takeover. Such is the life story of John Hlavacek, correspondent for NBC and Time-Life. John left his career reporting from China to join United Press as a war correspondent. He reported world events from India from 1944-1952.