Tokharian stories is a suite of post-futuristic possible science-fictional brief tales set on an Earth that's being deserted, together with a love tale a couple of scientist who falls in love with a ghost ... a romance that is going horribly incorrect at the floating bridge among Hawaii and Viva-Mexico ... a narrative set within the Outzone, the darkish underbelly of the net ... a retro-futuristic novella a few quixotic social anarchist who goals of spaceships in the course of her datura trances ... storybook-tales for 67th century teenagers approximately robots and replicants, osterlings and Oospheroids ... and the journey of Shridmar Joe, Hovercipher professional, within the most threatening dance of a strangeous online game you have ever performed! one thousand years in the past, the Tokharians lived in a lush oasis with orchards and vineyards the place they grew gourds and peaches, melons and grapes. they'd iron-smelting furnaces and Buddhist stupas. retailers rested less than mulberry bushes, and on the market they bought chinese language brides, Kashmir wool, Bactrian rubies and lapis-lazuli. long past now, barren region now: the oasis has dried up, and a barren region wind blows sand over the shattered stupas, the stumps of mulberry bushes. The Tokharians both departed or they died within the wilderness which overtook them. yet distance your self: a similar factor is going on back as we dismantle the Earth to fly to the celebrities. an analogous wilderness wind blows over the United States, over the ruins of Santa Fe and big apple urban. The wats and shrines of Thailand were unbricked, got rid of, and re-assembled in orbit round far away stars. Likewise, the large Mesoamerican suntemples of Viva-Mexico were transplanted to the jungle vegetables and wilderness sandstone whites of different planets round indigo-orange stars....
"In seek of the Bluebird: depression tales on Love and Terror, via writer Franco D’Rivera, provides an eclectic and unique collection of inventive pictures of the absurd, founded at the zeitgeist of the human in a truth side-stepped, combating the iron grip of constrictions. in a single tale a guy reveals himself in love with an international that's scared of him.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma has gained overseas approval for her brief fiction. during this, her first assortment – inclusive of a novella and 5 brief tales – Novuyo screens the breathtaking expertise that has visible her win a variety of awards. She sketches, with spectacular accuracy, the realities of everyday life in Zimbabwean townships and the abnormal intricacies of being a foreigner in Johannesburg.
Len Gasparini is a grasp of the darkish, hard-edged, densely layered tale. In his most recent tale collection, The Snows of Yesteryear, he charts the weather of the human middle with compassion, humor, nostalgia, and irony. His characters are formed as a lot through destiny as by means of the hungry ghosts in their personal pasts.
Okataloa County, Oklahoma is something yet a sleepy city nowadays. Special-needs ghost Billy Craig haunts the neighborhood Pen & Quill inventive Writing Society, whereas throughout city Janice Lynn solves her homelessness main issue via successful self-respect and a lime-green Volkswagen. big name billionaires and Brangelina updates, consistently one click on and inbox away, are digital distractions as those lady protagonists confront life’s storms.