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The Last Gods of Indochine
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacquie Mouhot and Paaku the Lotus-Born are divided by six centuries but linked by a common curse. Jacquie follows the footsteps of her grandfather, a famous explorer, to Indochina, where she becomes immersed in the tragedy of Paaku's history: a story simultaneously unfolding in the intertwined present and past, a story in which she still has a vital role to play.
The Bride of Amman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bride of Amman, a huge and controversial bestseller when first published in Arabic, takes a sharp-eyed look at the intersecting lives of four women and one gay man in Jordan’s historic capital, Amman—a city deeply imbued with its nation’s traditions and taboos. Five young lives come together and come apart in ways that are distinctly modern yet as unique and timeless as Amman itself.
Shanghai Dancing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A "fictional autobiography," Shanghai Dancing is a dazzling meditation on identity, language and disorientation that combines photographs and written images in the style of W.G. Sebald. The winner of some of Australia's top literary prizes, Shanghai Dancing has been praised by its judges as "a work of major significance [that] challenges our expectations of storytelling..."
Monkey: An Indian Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Tugli lives happily in a metal box on a friendly street where vendors hawk wares and a Buddhist stupa sits at his back. Everything pretty much goes the same way for a long time, until one day, the pickle lady stops delivering the pickles. After that, a disgruntled monkey, a three-legged dog and a kindly old woman pretty much disrupt the course of Tugli’s life forever...