Category: Psychological Literary Fiction

  • The Winter Rider by Berry Fleming

    By Berry Fleming

    They meet unintentionally on a Georgia street: William Wesley Johns, a middle-aged novelist with a manuscript to mail, and the woman with mess around instances who hitches a trip. In a lonesome spot the fan belt breaks, so Johns and the woman, Jo, who's as self reliant as a chook and as spontaneously musical, set out during the woods to discover aid. What they locate as an alternative is an soaking up experience, a forged of backwoods humans, and an odd trip down a haunting river. the unusual occasions one of the primitive humans they meet within the woods parallel the invention via Johns of the subterranean realities of his personal lifestyles, which he has attempted to disregard. on the middle is the lady, intuitive and unpredictable, who's in charge either for the journey and for the invention. Brilliantly conceived and achieved, The iciness Rider used to be initially released through Lippincott in 1960, while Berry Fleming used to be sixty one years outdated. the radical is stuffed with the spellbinding imagery and introspection that mark Mr. Fleming’s severe fiction.
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  • Until At Last I Had a Land of My Own by Chandler Kinzie

    By Chandler Kinzie

    3 men—Seward Caprice, Joel Marlin, and Paul Drake—live their lives like such a lot of others. there's not anything quite impressive approximately any of them. each one guy loves, fears, and hates. every one guy is haunted via the demanding situations that linger in his personal brain, and every needs to have the option to keep up keep an eye on. the variation lies merely in how they decide to care for this assigned activity, this activity of life.

    Often, Seward, Joel, and Paul dabble in self-destruction. They use self-abuse to maintain their wild minds in payment, and during this abuse, they locate control—or do they? quickly seems to be a mysterious determine recognized in simple terms as “Salem.” Salem is an aristocratic madman who turns out to haven't any historical past, no background. He simply all at once seems, and his darkish challenge for every guy turns into clear.

    The 3 needs to now stroll separate paths, all on the bidding of Salem. He exists as a stalking shadow that pushes every one guy towards an doubtful, and probably disastrous, destiny. The boring lives of Seward, Joel, and Paul at the moment are laced with uncertainty and deceit. Will those males locate the way in which again to themselves or will the problem of existence be an excessive amount of to bear?
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  • Lexus Sam by BP Gallucci

    By BP Gallucci

    a guy, anonymous, wakes up in ny in a stranger's residence with few thoughts of who he's. He recalls a lifestyles in California and the affection of a lady named Sarah—memories that don’t fit the lifestyles he now unearths himself in.

    Losing carry of what he can say for sure approximately his lifestyles, he turns to a physician who claims he may also help get better extra thoughts via hypnotic regression. but if the classes begin to blur the road among what has occurred in his earlier and what purely can have occurred, and thoughts of the previous begin to ensue within the current, his trip to discover his prior turns into a struggle to stick himself and preserve his future.
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  • The Whole of the Moon: A Novel by Brian Rogers

    By Brian Rogers

    The entire of the Moon comprises six crisscrossing narratives set alongside the outdated direction sixty six, from the Inland Empire to the terminus simply off sundown street. The tales span the years from the past due Nineteen Fifties to the current, and the characters are sure by way of a truth unknown to them: they've got every one looked at an analogous public library replica of The nice Gatsby.


    An actor sits poolside ready to listen to even if he has been solid in a tv pilot. little ones ditch institution in 1964 and opt for a hike within the woods that turns harmful. a lady named Dot recollects her husband who spent years engaged on a musical version of The nice Gatsby. a tender girl Felicity bargains with the results of an unforeseen being pregnant. Mike, a former highschool superstar, attends an open tryout for the California Angels baseball group. And a boarding college instructor tells the tale of his cousin, a social climber who has disappeared within the wake of a homicide. those are the characters that populate The entire of the Moon. Brian Rogers’ novel is ready selection and failure and lifestyles in Southern California clear of the pink carpet.
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  • Dancing at the Gold Monkey by Allen Learst

    By Allen Learst

    Winner of the 2011 Leapfrog Fiction Contest.

    "Renders brief moments of serious good looks, to bare the best way we'd go beyond sorrow through our unwavering recognition to beautiful element and the secret of creation."—Melanie Rae Thon

    "Time jumps during this complete tale cycle, as does the boundary betwixt fact and dream, reminiscence and mind's eye. . . . And warfare, because it will, soaks all. Learst writes with the exact visceral authority of strive against noticeable and visions earned. very important, valuable reading."—Donald Anderson, writer of Fire Road

    "The destruction of the human spirit by the hands of an event that's as emotionally pyrotechnic and morally absurd because the habit of [Learst's] characters."—Gordon Weaver, writer of Count a Lonely Cadence

    A younger naval officer crashes his F-16 fighter jet within the South China Sea, ceaselessly altering the lives of the 5 infantrymen who locate his physique. They go through gritty post-Vietnam Detroit with the ladies they love during this associated number of mental drama, sexual escapades, and latent violence tinged with compassion, grief, and love, arriving eventually on the demise of 1 man's son in Iraq. Allen Learst's writing explores an inside war—the battle of the psyche fought by way of all returning soldiers—and their makes an attempt to evolve and live to tell the tale with out the information it takes to heal or alleviate their pain.

    Allen Learst, a Vietnam strive against infantryman, labored for Detroit's automobile undefined, attended university at the GI invoice, and earned his PhD in inventive writing. he's a senior lecturer on the college of Wisconsin, Marinette.

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  • A Field Guide to Deception by Jill Malone

    By Jill Malone

    Praise for Red Audrey and the Roping by means of Jill Malone:

    “Luminescent writing. . . . Finely tuned, bold, and perceptive, Malone’s auspicious debut leaves us in need of more.”—Whitney Scott, Booklist

    “A lyrical, passionate novel approximately hope, approximately probability, and concerning the want for self-forgiveness. a perfectly notable writing debut.”—Sarah Waters, writer of Tipping the Velvet and The evening Watch

    “First-rate writing and characterization.”—Cecelia Martin, Diva

    “Malone’s nonlinear novel jitterbugs via time and place—the splintered chronology is a worthwhile problem. . . . a blinding and dramatic debut.”—Richard Labonté, BookMarks/Q Syndicate

    In Jill Malone’s moment novel, A box advisor to Deception, not anything is so simple as it sounds as if: neighborhood, notions of motherhood, the character of goodness, nor even compelling love. Revelations are punctured after which revisited with deeper perception, alliances shift, and heroes flip anti-hero—and vice versa.

    With her aunt’s demise Claire Bernard loses her most sensible significant other, her livelihood, and her son’s co-parent. Malone’s clever, exciting writing beguiles the reader into this taut, compelling tale of a makeshift kin and the reawakening of a previous they’d was hoping to outrun. Claire’s trip is the unifying pressure during this booklet of layered and moving alliances.

    A box consultant to Deception is a significant novel packed with snappy discussion, quick-moving and humorous incidents, compelling characterizations, mysterious plot twists, and an unforeseen climax. it's a wealthy, advanced story for literary readers.

    Jill Malone’s first novel, Red Audrey and the Roping, gained the Bywater Prize for Fiction.

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  • Tres veces al amanecer (Panorama de narrativas) (Spanish by Alessandro Baricco,Xavier González Rovira

    By Alessandro Baricco,Xavier González Rovira

    En una de las páginas de Mr Gwyn, l. a. última novela de Alessandro Baricco, se aludía a cierta obra titulada Tres veces al amanecer, atribuida a un apócrifo autor angloindio, Akash Narayan. El afamado autor de Seda ha querido ofrecernos ahora esa obra, una secuela autónoma e independiente por completo (casi un mero pretexto, el punto de partida), un complejo mecanismo narrativo que hará las delicias del lector. Dos desconocidos, un hombre y una mujer, se encuentran tres veces en el vestíbulo de un lodge, poco antes del amanecer. Cada encuentro es único, y primero, y último: aunque se trate de los mismos personajes, sus destinos se cruzan en tres momentos distintos de sus vidas. Son dos adultos, primero; luego, un anciano portero de noche y una adolescente; finalmente, un chico y una policía ya madura, según una lógica temporal que no es l. a. que se manifiesta en nuestra rígida realidad, sino que sólo resulta workable en l. a. privilegiada mecánica de los angeles ficción. Cada encuentro exigirá de ellos una elección cuyas repercusiones conformarán el resto de sus vidas. Estos tres relatos constituyen una novela posible que recrea el lector en su mente y que presenta algunos de los temas propios del autor: los angeles posibilidad (o imposibilidad) del cambio, los angeles arbitrariedad del destino humano o los angeles responsabilidad hacia el prójimo, siempre a l. a. luz difusa del amanecer, que sugiere y revela, descubre y perfila, colocando las cosas en su sitio en el momento de su aparición. «En el primero de los tres relatos se apunta al hecho de que nadie cambia nunca verdaderamente. Como uno es de niño, así permanecerá toda l. a. vida. Y, sin embargo, el deseo de cambiar es un impulso que nos acompaña. A veces nos gustaría empezar desde cero. Pero no se puede: ?cambiar las cartas es imposible, lo único que nos queda es cambiar los angeles mesa de juego?, sentencia un personaje» (Antonio Gnoli, los angeles Repubblica).
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  • Interview with the Vampire: Claudia's Story by Anne Rice

    By Anne Rice

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    A retelling of Anne Rice's vintage, iNTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, from the viewpoint of Claudia.

    A richly-illustrated edition of Anne Rice's INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, informed throughout the eyes of the vampire Claudia, who used to be a bit of woman whilst she was once grew to become via the vampire Lestat. although she spends a long time of happiness along with her vampire fathers, she steadily grows discontent with their insistence upon treating her like a bit lady, even supposing she has lived so long as any mortal man...and her lust to kill is unquestionably at the very least theirs...

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    Ci sono molte vie attraverso le quali Dio si manifesta agli uomini in keeping with indicare loro los angeles strada in keeping with raggiungerLo.
    L’undicesimo Canto dello Srimad Bhagavatam, un importante testo della letteratura indovedica, indica molti modi according to accedere al vero sapere e ben ventiquattro tipi di maestri che possono insegnare los angeles through della trascendenza e della felicità.
    All’inizio della sezione chiamata Uddhava-gita, Uddhava, devoto e cugino di Krishna, s’incontra con Lui poco prima della Sua partenza da questo mondo in step with chiederGli istruzioni spirituali,
    Shri Krishna spiega advert Uddhava che il loro antenato, il re Yadu, conosceva un giovane avadhuta, un rinunciato senza fissa dimora che aveva lasciato tutte le sue proprietà e le sue responsabilità materiali. Yadu no longerò che questo giovane aveva un aspetto sereno e gioioso benché non avesse alcuna delle consuete comodità della vita. E allora gli chiese come facesse advert essere così felice. L’avadhuta rispose che period stato abbastanza fortunato da avere avuto molti maestri, i quali gli avevano indicato il cammino da percorrere:
    “O re, ho preso rifugio in ventiquattro guru, che sono i seguenti: los angeles terra, l’aria, lo spazio, l’acqua, il fuoco, los angeles luna, il sole, il piccione e il pitone; il mare, l. a. falena, l’ape mellifera, l’elefante e il ladro di miele; il cervo, il pesce, l. a. prostituta Pingala, l’uccello kurara e il bambino; los angeles ragazza, il fabbricante di frecce, il serpente, il ragno e los angeles vespa. Mio caro re, studiando le loro attività ho appreso los angeles scienza del Sé”. (Srimad-Bhagavatam XI.7.35).
    E queste sono le lezioni che ognuno di questi guru impartì al giovane avadhuta.

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  • Le souffle des ancêtres: Un roman initiatique (French by Catherine d'Oultremont

    By Catherine d'Oultremont

    À l. a. recherche de l'inspiration sur les terres africaines...

    En quête d’inspiration pour écrire, Hélène Albi voyage en Casamance. los angeles rencontre singulière qu’elle y fait, doublée d’un rêve mystérieux, est décisive. Ensuite, l’Afrique déploiera ses enchantements : rumeurs ancestrales, murmure du vent dans les frondaisons, pulsations d’une terre habitée, que les esprits n’ont pas encore désertée… Et l’aventure romanesque d’Hélène deviendra le lieu du passage : los angeles voix de l’ancêtre se fera-telle entendre au-delà des différences culturelles ?
    L’histoire d’un périple à l. a. rencontre de l’autre, et de soi : une initiation qui défie les lois de los angeles pesanteur et de l. a. mort. On ne peut s’empêcher de penser à Karen Blixen et Marie Gevers.

    Au-delà des mers et de los angeles mort, le roman de Catherine d’Oultremont est une histoire de los angeles « transmission », de l. a. sagesse à travers le temps, du Souffle des ancêtres…


    Certaines nuits, Hélène se voit dans une maison inconnue, assise dans une pièce, un livre à l. a. major. Elle veut lire, mais les pages sont blanches, rien n’est écrit… Soudain, quelqu’un frappe à l. a. porte. Elle hésite, il fait nuit, elle ouvre cependant. Sur le seuil, un voyageur demande à boire. Pendant qu’il se désaltère, elle scrute son visage, mais sa vue se brouille, elle n’arrive pas à distinguer les qualities du visiteur nocturne. Est-ce parce qu’ils se fondent dans los angeles nuit ? Après avoir bu, l’ombre s’estompe, happée par l’obscurité.
    Cette nuit encore ce rêve étrange est revenu. Que signifie-t-il ? Qui est ce visiteur ? Une âme en peine en quête de secours ?


    Catherine d’Oultremont est née en Catalogne. Elle y passe les premières années de sa vie, avant de s’établir en Italie. Elle vit aujourd’hui en Belgique.
    Le Souffle des ancêtres est son moment roman, après Le Prince de los angeles Concorde (Le Cri, 2006).
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