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The Loving Confines
Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A guilt-haunted teenage girl visits a therapist in a future society where everything, it is claimed, is better than ever.
Night Driving
Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Lester Baines, a man whose business is security, is on his way home after the night shift. He has no reason to expect anything other than an easy ride. But a malfunctioning computer aboard his vehicle is about to make things complicated...
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 109,960. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System explores the philosophical rationales sustaining morality, law, punishment and the carceral system as part of the globalisation discourse. This is an interdisciplinary study fusing aspects of sociology and psychoanalysis in a philosophical framework to tender a politically-charged critique of contemporary modes of domination and power.
expressIT - A Plea For Free Speech
Series: True freedom, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
This publication "express IT" is written for freedom-loving people and dedicated to writers and speakers worldwide that are discriminated, publicly offended, oppressed, incarcerated or even killed just for expressing their mind. Alone, the fact that someone is jailed for writing or speaking freely is an unconscionable event, though many cases are known worldwide.
The Shape of a Name
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
Papilionaceous
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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***Updated version*** A chance encounter reunites two people who have never met. Papilionaceous is a story about being trapped in a life you don't want and the hope of escaping into something better.
The Unlucky Ones
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
A weak, lonely and depressed twelve-year-old boy experiences social isolation by his peers and violence from his nagging, 'hard' father who wants the best for him.
A Matter Of Opinion
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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The inability to embrace a philosophy of 'live and let live' had unfortunate and indeed fatal consequences.
Obsidian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Living with the horror of a deceased sister and a clinically depressed taciturn brother, Gauge receives strict external communications from an anonymous person. Abiding by the instructions carefully concealed from the omnipresent surveillance imposed by the overseers, this protracted escape eventually leads him to a mysterious leader and his enthusiastic crew.
A New Divide Prologue: Arrival in Eden
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the sadistic ruler of a militaristic nation attempts to establish sovereign control over humanity a solar rebellion ignites revolving around an athlete who discovers he is next step in human evolution. A prologue to a New Divide The Great Expedition coming soon... I promise....