Download E-books What Was Mine: Stories PDF

By Ann Beattie

A suite of brief fiction, twelve works in all, together with never-before-published novellas. listed here are disconnected marriages and uneasy reunions, nostalgic memories and surprising epiphanies--a striking and relocating college of up to date lives.

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Download E-books Pyro Canyon (Cosmic Sparks, Book 3) PDF

By Robert Appleton

It's a galaxy-wide purple alert...again.

And it's Corporal Gus Trillion's task on the Propaganda place of work to drum up recruits. however the colonists have heard one too many calls to arm to care. Disabled in conflict and at the verge of burnout, Gus feels beautiful apathetic himself—until his reporter pal Lyssa Baltacha stumbles upon best mystery satellite tv for pc pictures indicating that the treacherous Sheikers are making plans to invade human-occupied area. Now Gus and Lyssa needs to be able to impress humanity to get up opposed to the enemy—before it's too late...

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Download E-books The Girl on the Glider PDF

By Brian Keene

From Brian Keene's site (9/22/2010): "The woman at the Glider is my twist at the conventional ghost tale - a meta-fictional mash-up of M.R. James and Hunter S. Thompson. even though i do not frequently take care of my paintings after i have comprehensive writing it, i am pleased with this one. I truthfully imagine it is the smartest thing i have ever written. i am hoping that you'll, too."

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Download E-books Michael Kohlhaas (German Edition) PDF

By Heinrich von Kleist

Heinrich von Kleist: Michael Kohlhaas

Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch

Berliner Ausgabe, 2016, four. Auflage

Vollständiger, durchgesehener Neusatz mit einer Biographie des Autors bearbeitet und eingerichtet von Michael Holzinger

  • Entstanden zwischen 1805 und 1810, Teildruck in: Phöbus (Dresden) 1. Jg. 1808, 6. Stück; Erstdruck in den »Erzählungen«.

Herausgeber der Reihe: Michael Holzinger

Reihengestaltung: Viktor Harvion

Umschlaggestaltung unter Verwendung des Bildes: Theodore Gericault, Pferdemarkt, um 1800

Gesetzt aus der Minion seasoned, eleven pt.

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Download E-books The Phantom Lover and Other Thrilling Tales of Thailand PDF

By Jim Algie

Dark magic and darkish pasts hang-out the characters in those brief tales set in mysterious, unique Thailand.

Ghosts and spirits and the real-life terror of melancholy besiege the pages of The Phantom Lover and different exciting stories of Thailand, horror tales by way of award-winning author and longtime Thailand resident Jim Algie. In those stories you will meet:

  • A photojournalist who's actually haunted via the photographs of every body he ever failed or exploited whereas getting a narrative.
  • A drug trafficker-turned-writer who confronts vulnerability in his hard-as-nails associate in crime.
  • An executioner who explores the character of violence in a painful look for loving kindness.

For those characters, the clearly lush, deeply religious, and excitingly city Thailand that's there house is additionally a spot choked with demons, a spot the place desperation is one other notice for regular. every one tale follows their makes an attempt to push via and make feel of the various assorted colors of darkness. The Phantom Lover and different exciting stories of Thailand warps the limits among the achievable and the unusual, and proves that the surreal can look very genuine indeed.

A resident of Thailand for the reason that 1992, commute author (and one-time punk rocker, cable television host, university DJ, and song journalist) Jim Algie faucets into Thailand's ethos from a really targeted standpoint. He deals readers the easiest components from the worlds of either supernatural and horror fiction.

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Download E-books Reticence (Belgian Literature) PDF

By Jean-Philippe Toussaint

Translated by way of John Lambert

In Reticence, a guy on holiday seems below surveillance. yet it’s a ways extra friendly to benefit from the Mediterranean than to appear for solutions, make deductions, or get upset—isn't it?

“A little factor occurred to me. that can have simply as simply occurred to you. You’re on holiday in a resort together with your son in a small village and you’re approximately to move see a few pals, yet anything holds you again, a mysterious reticence that forestalls you from going to discover them. here's the unconventional of this reticence, small and particular, and of the fears that it instigates, bit by bit. simply because not just are your folks now not there should you do choose to pass locate them, yet, a number of days later, you discover a useless cat within the harbor, a black cat floating in entrance of you at the water . . .”

In Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s tackle the detective novel, we discover a guy on holiday in a tiny village, the place a author named Biaggi seems to be retaining him less than surveillance. To what finish? Ah, yet it’s way more friendly to benefit from the Mediterranean evening air than to appear for solutions, make deductions, or get upset—isn't it?

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Download E-books The Enchanter PDF

By Vladimir Nabokov

The Enchanter is the Ur-Lolita, the precursor to Nabokov's vintage novel. right away hilarious and chilling, it tells the tale of an outwardly first rate guy and his deadly obsession with definite pubescent ladies, whose coltish grace and unconscious coquetry exhibit, to his brain, a different bud at the verge of bloom.

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Download E-books Indecent Dreams PDF

In those 3 novellas, Arnost Lustig explores the existential interiors of these on the margin of catastrophe. A German prostitute assigned to Prague, a woman in a Nazi domestic for orphans, and a tender lady operating as a cashier in a film theater lose themselves in an international of cruelty and collapsing social order--while their internal worlds teem with sexual fable, naïve idealism, vengefulness, and visions of justice. but those so-called indecent desires can't examine with the obscenity of cruelty and domination legitimated by way of the Nazi imagination.

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