Books tagged: irony

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Echoes of The Dark-Ten Short Tragedies
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
A piece of finely crafted work comprising of ten short tragedies mirroring the contemporary Nigerian society. It promises to educate, entertain, and inspire. Its strongholds are the cutting edge descriptive power, and easy-to-relate-with characters.
Shadows of the past and other stories
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
SHADOWS OF THE PAST AND OTHER STORIES is a collection of three stories and they all have their own different twists. "Cody" is a mix of the macabre with humor mixed in. "A Helping Hand" is a religious parody of sorts, and "Shadows of the Past" is a flash fiction piece about a man and a secret. They explore the what-ifs of things we may know.
Опыт трех штанов
Price: $100.00 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: Russian. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Сборник миниатюр. О политике, о народах, культуре.Ироническая проза.
The Garden of Eden
Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Finally able to reach the stars, humanity has entrusted its survival in Oscar Bradfield, an 87 year cynic who wants nothing more than to spend the thousand year journey by himself. What could possibly go wrong?
Perceptions: Prose and Other Poetry
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A collection of the author’s prose and other poetry that resonates with thoughtful, often provocative, and sometimes humorous perceptions of people, places, and circumstances.
Ironic Myth as a Parody of Romance
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Essay » Literature
Our Continuing Education Series hopes to provide readers with thoughtful consideration of various books, literary pieces, historical events and ideas. This particular short essay discusses the functional resemblance between ironic myth and romantic parody. Works discussed include Heart of Darkness, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and others.
Quig Rises
Price: Free! Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Middle-age is not for the faint-hearted, as Quig, the central character of these short stories, discovers. Join him as he attempts to negotiate the mine fields of memory, dealing with adult children and living alone without losing his sense of humour.
An Incident at First and Fifth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
H. Clement Moore is a highly successful businessman who pays a price for his success when his wife admits having an affair. After some thought, he adjusts his priorities. He's on his way home early for the first time in ten years to set things right before he loses her forever. What could possibly go wrong?
The Suicide Watch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In one possible future there is a game show called The Suicide Watch. With teen suicide rates soaring so high even the government can no longer sugar-coat them, that same government teams up with their Hollywood pals to find a way to make money out of the deal. After all, sensational beats tragic, eh?
Guida Turistica di Budapest per i Marziani
Series: Szerb Antal. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: Italian. Published: January 18, 2016 by ZG Kiadó. Categories: Essay » Literature
An ironic and intelligent turistic guide of 1935 Budapest...for a particular vistior. Una guida turistica ironica e intelligente della Budapest del 1935...per un visitatore particolare e per noi, in un'atmosfósfera magica e ormai lontana, per assaporare ancora il gusto di una passeggiata romanitca e acuta.