Honeydew: Erzählungen (German Edition) by Edith Pearlman,Susanne Höbel

By Edith Pearlman,Susanne Höbel

Eine Schuldirektorin muss sich nicht nur um ein magersüchtiges Mädchen kümmern, sondern auch die Affäre mit deren Vater geheimhalten. Da sie schwanger ist, wird es nur eine Frage der Zeit sein, bis guy der alleinstehenden Frau Fragen stellt, doch am Ende fügt sich alles auf eine etwas unkonventionelle, aber für alle Seiten irgendwie gute artwork. Ein Au-pair-Mädchen bei einer New Yorker Akademikerfamilie findet eine Reihe verstörender Zeichnungen von entstellten Kindern, die einem überraschenden Zweck dienen. Zwei Cousinen unternehmen eine Kreuzfahrt und machen seltsame Beobachtungen, deren Höhepunkt die Entdeckung der Parallelgesellschaft des taubstummen Schiffspersonals ist.

Zwanzig Erzählungen von einer ungekrönten Königin des Genres. Edith Pearlman ist eine genaue Beobachterin menschlicher Beziehungen und eine Meisterin darin, komplexe Gefühle und uneindeutige Situationen zu schildern. Ihre Sprache ist von zurückhaltender Virtuosität, ihre Geschichten sind von jener schlichten Größe, wie sie Klassikern zu eigen ist. Eine literarische Entdeckung.

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La tête pleine de joies (French Edition) by Ognjen Spahic,Alain Cappon

By Ognjen Spahic,Alain Cappon

Comme on tisse une toile ou peint un tableau, des nouvelles se répondent. Et forment un réseau : personnages d’une même famille, scènes de vie contemporaine, à los angeles pêche, au cimetière, chez son psy, œuvres abstraites dans une galerie d’art, vaisseaux sanguins irriguant le cerveau. Le processus de création littéraire est brillamment mis à nu, et c’est comme une carte du monde qui se dessine.

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The Gospel of Lucifer and Other "True" Tales of the Devil by R. Bright,Sonya Baity

By R. Bright,Sonya Baity

it is a compilation of 3 particularly mysterious records all unified by means of one universal thread and one fairly mysterious personality, Satan.

Whether you think in him or now not, you want to admit that, be it in tune, literature, video clips or any of the humanities, he's essentially the most (if no longer the main) prolific characters in a single shape or one other. From the a long way East to the Mediterranean, and all over in among, and north and south, there lurks the Preternatural Shadow Villain that, possibly, represents the very darkest elements of our personal animal nature. and plenty of think that this creature is not any mere metaphor, yet a precise, dwelling presence that dwells between us, to this day.

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Arte Et Marte - Nothing But the Truth by Jason Gray

By Jason Gray

it's been simply over years in view that Mark Harrison's lifestyles used to be thrown into turmoil. He has for the reason that attempted his top to settle into civilian lifestyles, yet he's approximately to stand the last word problem. he's compelled to stand his demons once more and needs to turn out he's powerful to be able to be there for his kin and friends.
choked with twists and turns, this fictional tale keeps the fight of an ex soldier facing his personal own concerns. This time, he needs to struggle for justice, and for his family's future.
if you happen to loved the 1st tale (Arte Et Marte - by way of ability and through Fighting), you are going to love this sequel, and should be short of extra on the end.
Will Mark eventually defeat his demons?

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Drinking Games by Brian Scott Mednick

By Brian Scott Mednick

in line with an outdated asserting, there are 8 million tales within the bare urban. during this soaking up assortment, Brian Scott Mednick deals fifteen.

Among the population of Mednick's new york are Feldman, a meek accountant whose quiet night at house is interrupted through a flawed quantity; Fletcher and Lloyd, former neighbors whose encounters through the years deliver again painful university stories; Leroy, a distinct black gentleman who entwines a tender legislation pupil into his international of consuming; and Jack and Margaret, whose May-December charm presents the foundation for the name story.

At turns either darkish and humorous, this anthology is a reminder of the intoxicating spell one urban may have on its citizens, particularly after a number of drinks.

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Inspire Imagination: Short Stories from my Imagination by Arthur Natter

By Arthur Natter

This publication is fiction. It includes 35 brief tales completely unrelated. 35 varied tale traces. One half the tales are romance, the remainder of the tales are, intrigue. including mind's eye defines each one aim. Examples:

1) 4726 Roberts Drive....(Romance)
A FedEx motive force offering a parcel meets the woman of his desires. He endeavors to bear in mind an past assembly. loads of soul-searching happens as he reluctantly intrudes into her marital and finanmcial affairs.

2) Wagering With The Devil:. Excitement)
.. For a 12 months of excellent fortune, Arthur (a gambler) pledges his soul to the satan. the nice fortune results in incarceration and finally a last problem to avoid wasting his soul.

3)A Stolen Kiss:...(Romance)
A fifth grader is kissed below the mistletoe. The kiss rewakens a 25 12 months wish to re-light a romance; no matter if it ability her demise to avoid wasting the man's life.

4) guy Overboard:...Excitement
An aluminum lifeboat with three occupants is adrift within the ocean. The grizzled guy within the bow orders the heavy set girl to throw the dead kind of the third occupant overboard. They interact in sour wrangling and struggle the ocean and the weather for survival.

5) Stealth:...Excitement
An automobile fix store is faraway from the Sheriffs authorized agreement record, as the proprietor refuses to pay extortion to the newly elected Sheriff. The Sheriffs lady deputy having refused to have interaction in intercourse with the Sheriff- is now earmarked for dying. the location is very demanding sooner than the car fix store proprietor devises a method to trump the Sheriff's hand.

6) East River:.....Romance
A vehicle crossing the Williamsburg Bridge, discovers a feminine at the higher man wires, threatening to leap. He endeavors to climb the wires to save lots of her; leading to his becomming her "confidant" , left to pay for her funeral charges and to notify her mom, a Colonel within the U.S. Army.

7) Choices:....Excitement
A lad, domestic on my own in England, discovers that a large sink-hole constructed in a single day, inflicting parts of the construction to sink and vanish into the opening; leaving uncovered, a protracted tunnel resulting in three huge caverns which he seeks to discover (as a spelonker). every one cavern has a door shrouded in cobwebs. Clearing every one away, he assumes the nature of the person who meets dying therein.

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Cuentos (Clásicos) (Spanish Edition) by Alfonso Reyes

By Alfonso Reyes

Reunidos por vez primera en un único volumen, los relatos cortos del gran polígrafo mexicano Alfonso Reyes constituyen una lectura amenísima que muestra no sólo l. a. elegancia estilística del autor, sino también su inteligencia y su fino humorismo. Además encontramos aquí un aspecto menos difundido de Reyes: su picardía.

los angeles presente edición, los angeles cual estuvo a shipment de los angeles nieta del maestro, incluye "La cena", el cual está considerado como uno de los mejores cuentos de los angeles literatura mexicana del siglo XX.

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The Classic Short Story, 1870-1925: Theory of a Genre by Florence Goyet

By Florence Goyet

the power to build a nuanced narrative or advanced personality within the restricted kind of the quick tale has occasionally been visible because the final attempt of an author's creativity. but through the time whilst the quick tale used to be at its most well-liked - the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries - even the best writers strict common conventions that have been faraway from subtle.

This extended and up-to-date translation of Florence Goyet's influential los angeles Nouvelle, 1870-1925: Description d'un style à son apogée (Paris, 1993) is the one learn to concentration completely in this vintage interval throughout diverse continents. Ranging via French, English, Italian, Russian and jap writing - fairly the tales of man de Maupassant, Henry James, Giovanni Verga, Anton Chekhov and Akutagawa Ryūnosuke - Goyet indicates that those authors have been in a position to create superb and profitable brief tales utilizing the extremely simple 'tools of brevity' of that period.

In this not easy and far-reaching examine, Goyet seems to be at vintage brief tales within the context within which they have been learn on the time: affordable newspapers and higher-end periodicals. She demonstrates that, regardless of the plain purpose of those tales to question bourgeois beliefs, they in most cases affirmed the prejudices in their readers. In doing so, her booklet forces us to re-think our preconceptions approximately this 'forgotten' genre.

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