Books tagged: slums

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Aethosphere Chronicles: The Rat Warrens
Series: Aethosphere Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
On the dystopian isle of Junction, those occupying the foundation slums of the Rat Warrens live a hard life shrouded in near-perpetual darkness. Fen Tunk is one such unfortunate youth. He’s a scavenger and a gang runner, who might have just found his fortunes changing after he snatches a sack-full of cash from an unwary courier.
Rags to Romance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,070. 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.
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.
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
Coffee and Sugar
Price: Free! Words: 92,480. 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 father and falls for amiable prostitute named Charity.
The Penitent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jon Worthyman is a flawed but basically good man whose church demands a penance for the sin of adultery. Jon is a Branch Davidian, and worships David Koresh.
Ride on Morning Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
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How do you live in "Heaven" when the people who you call family are the ones you should be running away from? 18 year old Katherine lives in Heaven, but she feels no love in this Paradise. One night when her stepfather’s drunken attempt to molest her fails, Katherine runs away—only to wind up in the arms of Austin, the current leader of the country’s most feared motorcycle gang of thieves.
London Slums the Seven Dials
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Seven Dials refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this London ‘village,’ which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer Street.
History South Oxhey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A book about migration from the workhouses to the slums and then to the greenfield site of South Oxhey
London Workhouse and Slums to South Oxhey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Slums of London London has managed to keep much of its character over time although much of its luster has been lost. The Victorians did more damage than the Great Fire of Lodon 1066, and the town planners, the village idiots, of the 1960s destroyed more of London, than the bombs in the Blitz.