Download In Search of the Bluebird by Franco D'Rivera PDF

By Franco D'Rivera

"In seek of the Bluebird: depression tales on Love and Terror, through writer Franco D’Rivera, offers an eclectic and unique collection of innovative snap shots of the absurd, headquartered at the zeitgeist of the human situation in a fact side-stepped, struggling with the iron grip of constrictions.
In one tale a guy unearths himself in love with a global that's afraid of him. In one other, a guy discovers the realm purely after dwelling a lifetime in isolation; then there's a lighthearted story of schizophrenia and parenthood. D’Rivera has written a unprecedented selection of tales exhibiting the views of the folks who make up those abnormal and poignant images.
This debut assortment is populated by way of attention-grabbing, multidimensional characters and full of stark and lifelike settings. Written in literary and polished prose, looking for the Bluebird brings a brand new and unique voice to the literary short-story shape and provides up a completely enjoyable learn that would please urban dwellers or someone who simply loves an excellent brief tale good told."

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Download Sueños urbanos (Spanish Edition) by Jose Luis Rodriguez Pitti PDF

By Jose Luis Rodriguez Pitti

Suenos urbanos es una coleccion de cuentos breves sobre los angeles ciudad y los suenos de las personas que l. a. habitan. Es un libro sobre los angeles soledad paradojica del que vive entre l. a. multitud, sus esperanzas y sus fantasias. Son historias sobre los angeles busqueda constante del contacto con otro ser humano, no importa si genuine o imaginario. Cuentos sobre los desposeidos, que encuentran los angeles alegria en las cosas mas simples. Pero sobretodo, un libro sobre los angeles imaginacion que, poderosa, siempre es el amparo de los personajes sin nombre que pueblan l. a. ciudad de esta obra de Rodriguez Pitti.

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Download The Tiger and Other Tales by Jack Foley PDF

By Jack Foley

Fiction. Jack Foley's autobiography starts off, "What is a existence yet stories?" The tales accumulated listed here are no longer his existence yet a stupendous attention during which he's as misplaced as an individual. Foley writes what he doesn't understand; he writes what he can think. The useless sprout up the following as simply as leaves of grass.

Stylistically the tales diversity widely—some are comedian, a few convey tears. All happen "the strangeness and the facility of poetry," plunging us into the enigma of the human heart.

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Download River Talk by CB Anderson PDF

By CB Anderson

Surefooted and emotionally deft, the tales in River speak introduce an unforgettable array of characters. a lady reconsiders her selection to go into a polygamous marriage; a taxidermist plies his alternate to woo the girl he loves; a Somali refugee takes a task on the neighborhood mill to aid her kinfolk. In spare but brilliant prose, Anderson explores loss and hope, remorse and wish. all over we're reminded of all unmarried existence contains.

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Download The Sextine Chapel (French Literature Series) by Hervé Le Tellier,Ian Monk PDF

By Hervé Le Tellier,Ian Monk

The pleasant and bold English-language debut of French writer Hervé le Tellier is a chain of brief, in detail interconnected tales making up a full of life user's handbook to excitement, concerning many of the liaisons of from Anna and Ben to Yolande and Zach (taking in Chloe and Xavier alongside the best way, in addition to twenty others, as you've gotten guessed), until eventually the criss-crossing in their lives and companions makes up a development as complex because the fresco at the ceiling of a chapel . . .

Harkening again to a different playful ebook on an intimate subject—Harry Mathews's Singular Pleasures—Hervé le Tellier's The Sextine Chapel celebrates the fantastic, frequently random, frequently excruciating chances of sexual intimacy, with anything the following for almost everyone—and their spouse, husband, lover, or passing fancy.

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Download Brandmale des Glücks: Prosa 1996-2014. Werkausgabe Band 6 by Klaus Merz,Markus Bundi PDF

By Klaus Merz,Markus Bundi

Peter von Matt verglich ihn mit dem Grünen Heinrich, Gunhild Kübler sprach von einem „Wunder“ - gemeint ist „Jakob schläft“, jener schmale Roman von Klaus Merz, der 1997 die Wahrnehmung seines Schaffens schlagartig veränderte. Es folgten weitere große Erfolge, zum Beispiel die Novelle „Der Argentinier“, die über mehrere Wochen an der Spitze der Schweizer Bestsellerliste stand.
Band 6 der Werkausgabe vereinigt die großen Erzählungen von Klaus Merz und beinhaltet in mehrfacher Hinsicht „Brandmale des Glücks“. Es sind Zeugnisse der stability zwischen Verheerungen und Glücksmomenten, in der sich der Mensch ein Leben lang zu halten sucht. Zugleich hält der Autor mit wunderbarer Leichtigkeit und höchster sprachlicher Kunstfertigkeit dem Unabänderlichen jene Ereignisse entgegen, die für Augenblicke die Schwerkraft außer Kraft setzen.

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Download Bis die Ohren und Augen aufgehen: Frühe Texte und Bilder. by Georg Paulmichl PDF

By Georg Paulmichl

Georg Paulmichl ist mit seiner poetischen und stets unkonventionellen sowie erfrischend anderen Kurzprosa zu großer Bekanntheit gelangt. Mit wachem Blick für die info schildert er Begegnungen und Situationen, die ihn geprägt haben, beschreibt seinen Lebensalltag und die Menschen, die ihn umgeben. Seine spielerische bis humoristisch-groteske Prosa zeichnet sich durch skurrile Wortschöpfungen und feinen Sprachwitz aus.
Erstmals liegen nun eighty bisher unveröffentlichte Texte sowie ein Dutzend Bilder aus den ersten Jahren des künstlerischen Schaffens von Georg Paulmichl vor. Neben vertrauten Zügen zeigen sie auch verblüffend neue Aspekte seines Malens und Schreibens.

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Download Los milagros de la vida (Cuadernos del Acantilado nº 46) by Stefan Zweig,Berta Vias Mahou PDF

By Stefan Zweig,Berta Vias Mahou

Un pintor recibe el encargo de realizar un cuadro de los angeles Virgen con el Niño. El cuadro acompañará en un retablo a otro de increíble belleza, lo que enorgullece pero asusta al artista. Tras buscar y buscar sin éxito una modelo, un día, por casualidad, encuentra a una joven judía que representa toda los angeles belleza, ternura e inocencia que él necesita. Tras convencerla para que pose, y una vez que ella vence sus miedos y recelos, se establece entre ellos una relación especial. Sin embargo, ambos malinterpretan los sentimientos del otro: él, maduro ya, ve en ella una misión que cumplir, mostrarle el camino hacia los angeles conversión. Ella, joven e inexperta, quiere ver, en el hombre que se fija en ella, unas intenciones que expliquen los anhelos y cambios que está experimentando su cuerpo. Hasta que interviene el destino.

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Download Cold Eye by Margaret Skinner PDF

By Margaret Skinner

within the accrued tales of "Cold Eye," the characters face emotional mishaps, soulful sorrow and surprises within the urban of Memphis, alternately referred to as the homicide capital of the United States, the house of the blues, and the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. within the name tale "Cold Eye," a guy named Franko discovers his personal breast melanoma whereas partaking in his wife’s per thirty days breast examination.

In "Lou Groza," a grown guy reviews the shock of his existence while he meets his father for the 1st time ever in a local tavern.

In "The issues She Carries," a memorable, well-crafted tale, a married girl gets either a red center and a Bronze celebrity from her former lover within the environment of Memphis’ previous Forest.

In "Banana Day," a shock customer turns Mawgrits’ existence within out and, even as, recollects Beale highway and the sins of her Great-Uncle Jim Kinnane, Czar of the Underworld and Beale highway kingpin.

The shadow of sure demise hovers within reach the lake as a mom, father and son fish in "Wapanocca;" Cane Brake unearths family gazing the clock and discussing the existence and occasions of the kinfolk patriarch as he undergoes a liver transplant, wondering his worthiness.

In" residence of Fury," the mum of 4 grown sons dwelling at domestic, takes at the activity of elevating a grandson who performs blues harp with a black adolescence as Memphis Sanitation staff strike in the course of the Civil Rights period of 1968, while Dr. Martin Luther King got here to city in aid of the staff and met his death.

About the Author
Margaret Skinner, a former college of Memphis division of English writing teacher, has served as Nida Tomlin Watts Writer-in-Residence at candy Briar collage and obtained the Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in fiction on the Sewanee Writers' convention. She grew up in Mid-Town Memphis close to the outdated woodland in Overton Park and the Memphis Zoo. She has released novels, "Old Jim Canaan" and "Molly Flanagan and the Holy Ghost."

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