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Our goal is to establish ourselves as the leading publisher of post-information age writers, artists and thinkers. Having identified this niche, we are working closely with major distributors to send the work of our contributors directly to the centre of the contemporary art scene. We are a boutique operation and our aim is to pave the way for the next generation.

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Lies and Hypocrisy
You set the price! Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016 by mel@villemel.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Having become an enraged victim, Sammy sets out to enact his vengeance, but instead entangles himself with the man he’d wanted to kill. There might be six degrees of separation in life, but there are only three in death and two in murder.
Neocon Hard-on
You set the price! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by mel@villemel.com. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Mel Vil's latest volume of vitriolic poetry ups the ante and addresses the broader issues of today's rotten society. Neocon Hard-on is the acid reflux of the great depression. He targets the antagonists of peace, privacy and harmony, painting them in vividly real colours.
The Heart Worm
You set the price! Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by mel@villemel.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Sal is an over-privileged rugby player, and he's struggling to recover from the injury that ended his career. Having assumed that his future was set, he had never bothered to learn how to treat people. Now he begins clinging at straws. The first is a Latin beauty, who soon disappears from his life. And so, alone and foolishly and daunted, he sets off into the middle of a civil war...
Tao and Empire II: The Arcadian Archangel
Series: Tao and Empire. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by mel@villemel.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Empiricism
Follow the collective mind on its next step in this journey towards purgatory, decadence and derision. The Arcadian Angel may be your last chance to taste the sweet nectar of our long-lost but original innocence.
Tao and Empire I: The Savage Saxon
Series: Tao and Empire. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by mel@villemel.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
From the eyes of the Savage Saxon, we see the world as it was many hundreds of thousands of years ago, as primates became hunter-gatherers and came into possession of immovable wisdom. Tao and Empire is a series of new interpretations of the Dao De Jing, the ancient Chinese philosophical text, bringing revised and refreshed perspective to one of humankind's most highly regarded cannons of wisdom.
Inside Insight: A collection of poems
You set the price! Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by mel@villemel.com. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » U.K. Poetry
There is little for the timid or weak of heart. Nor will the optimist find much grist for his or her mill. There are sparks, but not of hope. They are the kind which start disagreements ending in red-mist. Driven, too far, without reason. Scarred, too early, without resolution. Inside there may be insight, but there is nothing to envy in viewing the world from this man's point of view.
Buenos Aires and the Origins of Sausse
You set the price! Words: 15,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by mel@villemel.com. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Places, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Take a ride through the gritty streets of the underworld and stand alongside low-ranking drug dealers as they pedal their wares to the ever dwindling middle class porteños and the ever burgeoning European backpacking tourists. An anthology of poetry based on Mel Vil's travels in South America, the time he spent in Buenos Aires and the road to Bolivia.
Elevated: an Anthology of Short Stories
You set the price! Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by mel@villemel.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
No art form prevails over the other. No trip to South America either. In life, as in art, one may wander alone down an untrodden path, but all must advance together. These stories uncover some of the darker sides of both life and art. Strap yourself in, open your mind and step into a world.
Buenos Aliens
You set the price! Words: 127,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 22, 2013 by mel@villemel.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Three friends stand at the entrance to the members-only club that is the Buenos Aires underworld. They journey past the point of no return accompanied by a cicerone of dubious quality. The story takes place in the mid-naughties, a time when Buenos Aires was dealing with the fallout of a political and economic crisis that had engulfed the entire country.

Series

Tao and Empire
The series aims to recount the rise and fall of Western morals using as a basis an ancient Eastern philosophical text. In so doing, it strives to use this as a form of constant, allowing the distortion of so-called conservative values for progressive means to be measured and viewed objectively.

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