Journals of Lord Malinov by Lord Malinov

By Lord Malinov

Journals of Lord Malinov collects the fast tales, novels and poems of the rogue romantic poet Lord Malinov into one quantity. The tales are gentle and interesting, with a variety of characters, events and types starting from considerate, humorous, sentimental and unusual. effortless to learn, poetic and fascinating, the Journals of Lord Malinov will entertain any reader, critical or light.

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Peninsula Sinking by David Huebert

By David Huebert

In his debut number of brief tales, David Huebert brings us an collection of wounded wanderers who remind us that we're all marooned at the seashores of being, staring at oceans upward push. Veterinarians, felony guards, and prosthetic phallus designers enhance a variety of schemes to navigate the ruins in their capsizing lives and to confront the wonderful thing about their bruised worlds.

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Anteaters Don't Dream and Other Stories by Louise Hawes,Jeffrey C. Stewart

By Louise Hawes,Jeffrey C. Stewart

In Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories, Louise Hawes deftly portrays enthusiasts on the finish in their endurance, marriages at the verge of decline, young ones reeling from abuse, and fogeys devastated via loss.

But lots of those tales have a sardonic, funny part in addition: within the identify tale, a jaded architect learns to take his dream existence extra heavily whilst a feminine co-worker threatens his profession. In "Mr. combine Up," a mom turns into infatuated with the clown at her son's birthday celebration. In "My final Indian," a menopausal lady is going local. And in "Salinger's Mistress," a tender girl lies approximately having an affair with J. D. Salinger. . . till Salinger himself calls her at the telephone!

Whether Hawes's protagonists are wealthy or terrible, male or woman, younger or outdated, their voices are convincing, diversified, and human. With equivalent parts of wit and pathos, Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories is a flexible assortment through a striking prose stylist.

Louise Hawes is a author and instructor dependent in Pittsboro, North Carolina. She is the writer of The Vanishing Point, Rosey within the current Tense, and different novels.

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Acquainted with the Night: Stories by Lynne Sharon Schwartz

By Lynne Sharon Schwartz

A wealthy and numerous selection of tales detailing existence in all its day-by-day battles and yearnings


Lynne Sharon Schwartz is a grasp of tone, deft at growing life like settings and characters. In Acquainted with the Night, she unleashes 16 wickedly clever, thoroughly plausible brief tales. within the identify tale, for example, a man’s nocturnal conflict opposed to a floating globule in his eye forces him to question his very nation of being. In “Mrs. Saunders Writes to the World,” an nameless previous girl makes an attempt to strength humans to understand her first identify by way of writing “FRANNY” in mammoth crimson letters all over the place her local. In one other, a lady needs to to house the more and more juvenile activities of her divorced mother.

 

By turns darkly funny, relocating, and witty, Acquainted with the Night demonstrates Schwartz’s genius for detail.

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Contes et légendes du Burkina-Faso (Aux origines du monde t. by Françoise Diep,François Moïse Bamba,Aux origines du

By Françoise Diep,François Moïse Bamba,Aux origines du monde,Hassan Musa,Hassane Kassi Kouyate

Un florilège de mythes, de contes et de légendes permet de pénétrer dans l'imaginaire du Burkina-Faso

Dieu créa les animaux. Puis il créa les êtres humains pour leur servir de nourriture. Le lion, los angeles panthère et l'hyène s'en régalaient. Or, un jour, les trois compères embêtèrent un peu trop un génie forgeron. Celui-ci alla trouver les hommes et leur enseigna remark tailler un morceau de bois en forme de lance. Ensuite il leur apprit l'art de forger le métal et arma le bout de l. a. lance d'une pointe. Enfin, il leur donna l. a. formule d'un poison à enduire sur cette pointe, afin que tout animal contacté par elle meure. C'est ainsi que les hommes apprirent à fabriquer des lances qui tuaient à coup sûr et commencèrent à chasser. Un jour, un jeune homme armé d'une de ces lances partit à los angeles chasse. A cette époque, hyène, lion et panthère habitaient ensemble. Le soir venu, le jeune chasseur ne savait où loger. Il rencontra les trois animaux et leur demanda l'hospitalité. Ceux-ci, étonnés, se regardèrent :
- Notre nourriture vient chez nous ? Bizarre...

À PROPOS DE l. a. COLLECTION

« Aux origines du monde » (à partir de 12 ans) permet de découvrir des contes et légendes variés qui permettent de comprendre remark chaque tradition explique l. a. création du monde et les phénomènes les plus quotidiens. L’objectif de cette assortment est de faire découvrir au plus grand nombre des contes traditionnels du monde entier, inédits ou peu connus en France. Et par le biais du conte, s’amuser, frissonner, s’évader… mais aussi apprendre, approcher de nouvelles cultures, s’émerveiller de los angeles sagesse (ou de l. a. malice !) populaire.

DANS los angeles MÊME COLLECTION

• Contes et légendes de France
• Contes et légendes de l. a. Chine
• Contes et légendes des Inuit
• Contes et légendes d'Allemagne, de Suisse et d'Autriche
• Contes et récits des Mayas

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What You Need by Forbes

By Forbes

Loyalties collide with long-buried love, a guy builds a nuclear bomb in his storage, and kids stroll up partitions. The tales in What you wish fantastically recount the rawness of human adventure. Andrew Forbes’s characters fight to flee the issues that carry them of their all-too-ordinary lives, falling sufferer to destiny, to each other, and to self-sabotage. those are tales approximately failure and craving, but they remind us of the humour and humanity in even the worst decisions.

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Als het lot lacht (Dutch Edition) by Adam Johnson,Miebeth van Horn

By Adam Johnson,Miebeth van Horn

'***** Met vier uitstekende en twee briljante verhalen, lijkt Adam Johnson nu al de beste verhalenbundel van het jaar te hebben geschreven.'De Volkskrant

'In zijn bekroonde, atypische verhalenbundel voert deze Amerikaan een reeks, soms abjecte, personages op die je niet zo snel zult vergeten. Elk verhaal heeft het soortelijk gewicht van een novelle.' NRC Handelsblad

'Het borstkankerverhaal van Adam Johnson uit zijn nationwide publication Award winnende bundel, is een van de indrukwekkendste verhalen over de lijdende mens ooit. Grote schoonheid, dat geldt overigens voor de gehele bundel.' Dagblad de Limburger

'De verhalen uit Als het lot lacht wil je lezen, herlezen en nóg ’s herlezen. Johnson is een meester in het geloofwaardig maken van absurde en severe verwikkelingen.' Hebban

'Je moet echt van goeden huize zijn om Adam Johnsons te overtreffen in de categorie beste verhalenbundel.' - De Standaard

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Das Wetter hat viele Haare: Erzählungen (German Edition) by Renate Silberer

By Renate Silberer

Eine Beziehung eskaliert, ein sort wird geboren, eine Spurensuche beginnt: eleven Erzählungen kreisen um die Familien- und Lebensgeschichten der zwei Paare Annemarie und Manfred, Hanni und Karli. Realistische, oft auch traumhafte Momentaufnahmen beleuchten Aspekte ihrer Biografien und folgen den Spuren der Erinnerung. Die Geschichten gleichen Mosaiksteinen: Sie zeigen die Figuren in unterschiedlichen Konstellationen ihres Lebens, erzählen von innerem Aufruhr, ihrem Scheitern, ihrem Aufbegehren und bewegenden Ereignissen. Am Ende entsteht ein neues Bild, zusammengesetzt aus den Splittern der Vergangenheit.
In ihrem Prosadebüt zeigt Renate Silberer ihr breites Repertoire an Erzählweisen. Dialogreiche Passagen wechseln sich ab mit lyrischen, oft surrealen Szenerien. Die Wirklichkeit ist dann nur noch in Andeutungen zu erkennen, doch entfaltet sich dadurch eine eigene Welt, die es ermöglicht, tief in die Seele ihrer Figuren einzudringen.
„Das Flugzeug stürzt auf die Wiese neben unserem Haus. Ich bin erleichtert, es ist nicht in unseren Garten gestürzt, nicht auf die Ribiseln, nicht auf die Himbeeren. Rauch steigt auf, ich kann nichts erkennen."

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Daughters of Monsters by Melissa Goodrich

By Melissa Goodrich

Melissa Goodrich's debut brief tale collection, Daughters of Monsters, is a uncooked and magical ebook of spells, a decent but harrowing examine the beauty and possibility of the realm. In those 17 brief tales, a poisonous cloud sweeps west to east around the kingdom, devouring all in its course. prior models of a guy appear on the party he is thrown himself. A lonely trucker grants two-headed angels as a part of a money-making scheme. And, within the name tale, a daughter of monsters awaits her coming-of-age. The characters during this assortment tempt disintegration as they try to develop into their fuller selves, staring challenging into the treacherous fog of their ways.

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What Can't Be Undone by dee Hobsbawn-Smith

By dee Hobsbawn-Smith

In her first selection of brief fiction, dee Hobsbawn-Smith creates protagonists suffering to navigate the concerns universal to existence all over, together with young children trying to make their mom and dad proud, the cave in of romantic relationships, and working with demise and loss. Her tales are rife with the failures of homelessness, family violence, and baby abuse, and disclose the problems that come up in relationships among brothers and sisters, husbands and better halves, and fogeys and children.
What Can’t Be Undone is a suite anchored within the Western Canadian panorama, and the usual imagery which has turn into synonymous to the world reigns perfect. those tales are powerfully prompted by means of neighborhood color. Horses’ hooves echo from coulee partitions, bluejays, crows, and eagles announce the seasons, and coyotes wail from far-off valleys as Hobsbawn-Smith travels together with her protagonists throughout rolling prairies, unforgiving mountain levels, and alongside coastal highways.
Hobsbawn-Smith introduces readers to characters of every age, from navigating her weigh down on an older guy in “Exercise ladies” to the lately widowed seamstress who rediscovers her zest for all times in “Needful Things”. Loss is explored on a variety of degrees, from the finishing of friendships and romantic relationships in tales comparable to “The stable Husband” and “Fallen Sparrow”, to a mother’s paralyzing worry of her children’s dying in “The Quinzie”. Hobsbawn-Smith combines willing statement with an unflinching eye on her characters’ flaws to convey into painful concentration the demanding situations of coming to phrases with loss.

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