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Roadkill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A half-eaten hamburger in the middle of the road. A hungry stray dog. A speeding truck. You can probably guess how it ends. But the end is only the beginning.
The Visitor
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A strange visitor arrives rather unexpectedly at Mr Burly’s residence. Who could this visitor be, and what is his real purpose? Although Burly was anticipating a visit of some kind, the appearance of the visitor does nothing to assuage his apprehensions and doubts. Something about the visitor always seems to be lacking, or missing – something concerning his identity or authority.
Great Escapes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
While staring at an ominous photograph of a breathtaking sunset in his dormitory in Bordeaux, France, philosophy major Dorian is reminded of a chance encounter with Ramona, a divorced woman, on the boardwalk of Venice Beach, California. The contours of this memory quickly begin to take shape as he sinks further and further into the depths of a dreamlike meditation on life.
Real Freedom
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
what is real freedom? four essays on the concept of freedom and the forces within and without that keep us from evolving into a state of real freedom. and how, in the end to achieve real freedom.
The Dog's Philosopher - Just Deserts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: Australian English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It is difficult to imagine anything worse than being present at ground zero when the atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima in 1945 to end World War II. Nevertheless, there is something worse to come for a survivor of this cataclysmic event. Don’t miss this next installment in The Dog’s Philosopher series.
The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni: The Bleeding of the Stone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni - The Bleeding of the Stone, Meinrad Calleja takes a close look at one of al-Koni’s works – The bleeding of the stone – and attempts to prise out philosophical reflections concealed in the text. In it the desert provides a landscape rich in allusions while metaphors allow readers to engage in creative interpretation.
The Self-less Universe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,180. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
The Self-less Universe is a radical rethinking of many deep themes of knowledge and life. It shows how “I” comes to be, how minds evolve, what drives us, and how illusory is my ‘self’. Words are implanted, the ‘word stream’ ‘revs’ itself up. Percepts create abstractions which are ‘introjected’. Feelings are conditioned deeply into the “I” itself. Society cobbles the rest, manufacturing us.
Thoughts From A Wandering Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Jonah Wolfe. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
What do I do when my mind wanders? I write it down. "Thoughts From A Wandering Mind" is just that, my thoughts when I just let my mind go wherever it wants to go. No limits. No topics off limits. No set course. No planning. Just pen to paper and letting it all flow out. What better way to express yourself that being honest and open with what's going on inside your head.
Star Diary
Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
One man to face an enemy on a mini-planet. Two freethinker’s on a journey to a forgotten nebula. One woman caught in epic mystery. Three stories connected by the central theme of transcendence.
Elated Misery
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Kaya Sinha, a 23 year old young girl loves Rahul Rathod, her ex boyfriend from past 6 years. And he was married to a girl he had known from few months. If it's a sin to destroy someone's relation, How will she get her lost Love? Welcome to the journey of shades of thoughts, shades of life and its mysterious possessions. Elated Misery is the story about the oxymoronic behavior of Life.