Books tagged: slums

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Coffee and Sugar
Price: Free! Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This is the story of Joao, an uninspiring country boy who moves to a slum in the city with his drunken, violent, preacher father; The Bishop and falls for amiable prostitute named Charity.
Slum Kids
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enjoying the easy to read writing style, we exploit the daily life of some slum dwelling youngsters, which had to skip school to support their families. We become part of their daily struggle to make a living in the atrocious traffic and polluted streets of Bangkok, among them, Ngop and Long, the main figures. Leafing through the first chapter, we already sense the quirk of destiny that lingers al
The Little Witch (PREVIEW)
Price: Free! Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Preview for THE LITTLE WITCH by LUCAS EGE MAUTNER.
The Real Police Brutality in Brazil
You set the price! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The Brazilian protests revealed a poorly prepared and violent police, but this has been the reality of the slums for decades. After feeling abuse of power in their skin the higher classes know how it feels to be oppressed. But this hasn't changed the exclusion of the people of the favelas and the lack of reporting concerning these crimes in the mainstream press.
A Crack in Time/The Beast Within
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: British English. Published: May 8, 2014 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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England 1851, Queen Victoria is on the throne, the year of the ‘Great Exhibition’ and the building of the Kings Cross Railway Station. ‘Big Ben’ hadn’t been constructed and London is filled with poor and destitute souls living in the filth of the slums. Can John Pitt survive these harsh conditions.
Rags to Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Finny Donelly is not lady-like, in fact she isn't a lady at all, she was born in White Chapel, the slums of 1858 London. When Devon Dowell, an adventure seeking lord stumbles upon her he figures she is sure to teach his overbearing, society climbing stepmother a lesson about meddling in his affairs. He couldn't be more wrong.