Books tagged: metafiction

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The Soul as Strange Attractor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
“The Soul as Strange Attractor” is literary fiction, but the stories are neither boring, nor bewildering. The characters consider them true. Why quibble just because some of them hear things? If seriousness is sometimes lacking, there is always sincerity. Mudgap, New Mexico is a mountain village: some played out gold mines, a few Milagros, but no bean fields. If you never heard of it, look it up.
Gotta Have Clean Teeth: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Karlson Davis has a decision to make. Keep exploiting the bass player of his band. Or come clean. Call the whole thing off. Decisions, decisions . . . A story which explores farce, and when it’s time to call it quits. Gotta Have Clean Teeth: A Short Story.
Telling Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,870. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steven Spalding is a mild, unexceptional civil-servant, overweight and solitary. But he has a secret. An alter ego in the form of wise-cracking, anarchic and exceptionally rude Eric Dombey. As Eric, Steven can become the self he sometimes wishes to be, but as events in his life slip out of control, the boundaries between real and unreal blur – all is not as it seems...
David Bain Must Die(t)!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
David Bain Must Die(t)! is meant as a tribute to a friend and writer whose imagination and command of the language inspires me every time I read his work. Thanks for being there.
The Ragthorn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"I am placing this entry at the beginning of my edited journal for reasons that will become apparent. Time is very short for me now, the final part of the ritual draws near... I cannot pretend that I am not frightened." A dark and unsettling World Fantasy Award-winning work by Robert Holdstock and Garry Kilworth.
It's No Picnic
Price: Free! Words: 19,570. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It's No Picnic is a dark comical novella that maintains, to the very end, an invariable, inexorable air of perplexity and peculiarity. In order to exist in his new unbearable and odd world, Alex Lax accepts it as "absurd, ridiculous, and ironic," while all the time maintaining an outward sense of normality.
John Barth: An Introduction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Acclaimed thriller writer David Morrell wrote his PhD dissertation about master author, John Barth. In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters. The result is what Morrell calls “the story behind the stories” as well as an indication of Barth’s influence on Morrell’s own work.
The Live Ball Controversy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
More than a decade on from the most wild and magical season in Semi-Pro Baseball history, take a look back at the fateful play—the culmination of an improbable season—which saw the Dragons win their very first championship, breaking a century-old curse in the process. But did they have supernatural help? Presented here is the late Adrian Garrett's original article. A short story, about 2700 words.
Raking the Dust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,890. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Alex Fillameno, a deprived divorcee and wannabe writer, has his already-turbulent life thrown even further askew when he meets a puckish and mysterious young woman named D.J.