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Philistine Press are a non-profit digital publisher, specialising in fiction and poetry.

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Life.exe
Price: Free! Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Life.exe is a story about sex, drugs and books. It’s an exploration of language, bending words and phrases into surreal and beautiful patterns.
Tears for Rahul Dutta
Price: Free! Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
(5.00)
A surreal, existential and dreamlike story cycle, following the life of the mysterious Rahul Dutta.
Wild Stabs at Love or Something Like it
Price: Free! Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Wild Stabs at Love or Something Like it is a short story collection in which love is examined as an imaginary place in the mind, as well as an agreement between two people that is real but tentative. These are stories of two ships passing in the night, of intercultural communication, of being lost and finding one's self in others, and in one's self.
Entertainment
Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00)
Welcome to the entertaining world of poet, enigma and serial adulterer, Mr If. You've never read anything like this before. You never will again.
Fitting Parts
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00)
Kenneth Pobo writes about life, politics and sexuality with precision and passion, combining subtle humour with furious anger. The poems in Fitting Parts expertly expose the hypocrisy of the religious right, while serving as a wakeup call to any liberals who believe bigotry no longer exists.
Valve Works
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00)
Taking the human body as its theme, Valve Works showcases Rob Sherman's biting and original poetry.
Violence is the Answer
Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00)
In his second collection of mashed-up poetry and prose, Mr If launches an uncompromising assault on the War on Terror through a confessional account of his affair with Marilyn, the wife of his friend Nettles, a soldier serving in Afghanistan. Crude, intelligent, shocking and at times very funny, Violence is the Answer is Philistine Press's most controversial ebook to date.
Big Fish Little Fish Cardboard Box
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00)
Twenty eight poems about love, music, nature, travel, meditation and the end of the world. This dazzling debut collection manages to be both haunting and hilarious.
The Third Person
Price: Free! Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.75)
Stephanie Newell's The Third Person is a brutal, tragic and darkly humorous novel about growing up, sibling rivalry and the ultimate dysfunctional family. In a series of diary entries, fourteen year old Lizzie shares her secrets about coming to terms with her parents' break-up, battling with her younger sister, and her obsession with the man she is destined to marry…
Dead Letter Office
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(4.50)
Dead Letter Office is a bleak tale of lost love told through a series of unsent letters. By the author of "Exiled from Main Street: the autobiography of a Midwest town".
Dark Horse Pictures
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(4.50)
Originally published by Selkirk Lapwing Press in 2007, Andy Hopkins' acclaimed poetry collection, Dark Horse Pictures, is a deep, dark labyrinth of language.
Smaller Than Most
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50)
Smaller Than Most is a startling blend of bizarre sci fi, abstract surrealism and twisted fairytales.
The Hole in the Wall
Price: Free! Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50)
Told from the point of view of five contrasting narrators, The Hole in The Wall is a funny, touching and satirical tale of suburban disharmony.
Pervert
Price: Free! Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Philistine Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00)
In the third part of Mr If’s Entertainment Trilogy, the legendary author’s tales of sexual excess are drawn to an extraordinary conclusion. Skint, rejected and desperate, our pseudonymous protagonist embarks on a trek across small-town England, on what turns out to be a tough mission to cure his “adultery addiction”.
The Prodigals
Price: Free! Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00)
The Prodigals follows the lives of four troubled young men in Manchester - Brian, Howard, Declan and the novel's anti-hero, Travis McGuiggan. It's a book about friendship, religion, drinking, cruelty and love. It's also a book about leaving home and returning.
Things That Don't Exist: a Manifesto
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Philistine Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
(4.00)
The world at it’s currently run relies on the assumption that each and every member of the earth’s population believe in three fundamental ideas: money, nationality and status. These three concepts have one thing in common: they only exist in our imaginations."
Happy Fat Children and Protein Enhancers
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(4.00)
Composed mainly of anagrams and rearrangements of words, Tom Duckworth's Happy Fat Children and Protein Enhancers creates witty, eccentric poetry out of road signs, bank notes and crisp packets. The author describes his poems as "mathematical problems to which I have found a particular solution for."
The Joy of Atheism
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(3.00)
Funny, touching and packed with attitude, Annette Greenaway's second poetry collection is a mini-masterpiece. The Joy of Atheism is partly an atheist manifesto and partly a book about life, art and love.


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