Books tagged: madness

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Dust
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short story of pronounced madness in a modern, mechanical world. A solitary night watchman at a museum faces his own inadequacy when compared with the museum's security system. As he sinks into depression and alcoholism, a woman appears, seemingly from nowhere, and plucks the watchman from despair in order to further her own otherworldly hobby.
Splakeus and Lillies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 770. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of short poems, which the writer calls his off-beat short poems “splakeus” to identify the brevity of the writing, and to inform the poetry reader that they do not fit the traditional haiku literary structure.
The Job
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A poetic narrative about mundane work on a business-mindedly managed cemetery. The chief scolds, workmates are nagging, and wife doesn't care. The over-technological culture reigns supreme. Freak out!!
Before the Veil
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
9 Short Stories about Life, Death, Sanity, Madness, Hopes and Dreams.
Universe Horribilis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The new science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story collection, "Universe Horribilis" from Third Flatiron Anthologies, takes you on a whirlwind tour of cosmic irony. Hope for the best, plan for the worst, and. . . prepare to be crushed by the semi full of cows skidding your way.
Divinest Sense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
To save his wife from madness, Victor swears he would do anything. Might the price end up being too high? In this thrilling tale of gothic suspense, C. C. Blake explores madness, the macabre, and strange science in his most provocative tale yet.
Reflections of Shadow: Nemesis Spawned
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,790. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Since Alexander's first breath, his life’s course has been steered by forces beyond his control. Now, as he pursues the destiny that was promised him, Alexander is learning that reaching his goal may be tougher than he hoped. Frustrated, at every turn, by other clansmen, immortals, and the dark facets of his own psyche, Alexander's future is no longer certain.
Chimpley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Horror » General
In just under 24 hours, Jason gets handed divorce papers, loses his job, loses his home, eats some dry cereal and finds out about an Uncle who recently died and left him a house in his final will and testament. A very interesting house, located in a town called Chimpley, so far past the middle of nowhere that it almost loops back into civilisation.
Blackmore's Compendium of Stigma Disorders
Price: Free! Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Are you depressed? A wee bit bonkers? Are you sick of all the messed up comments that are forever flying your way from friends, family, and all the rest? Then you need this book! This madcap guide will allow you to diagnose and treat all the insanities that befall normal people whenever they are confronted by mad people. You’ll never feel the same again about being told to “snap out of it”!
Malcolm is a little unwell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
‘Malcolm is a little unwell’ is the shocking, gripping narrative of Malcolm Brabant’s descent into madness caused by a routine yellow fever vaccination. The book chronicles a Kafkaesque journey through insanity during which Brabant first believes he is the Messiah and later, the Devil. Brabant, an award winning veteran BBC foreign correspondent, attempts suicide in order to save the world.