Category: Single Authors Short Stories

  • Jwg ar Seld (Welsh Edition) by Lleucu Roberts

    By Lleucu Roberts

    "Mae perlau o straeon yn y gyfrol hon!" - Bethan Mair

    Yr eliffant hardd, y rhodd fregus, y llifeiriant yn y pen a'r bachyn yn y galon: mae hello yma yn ei hamryfal liwiau – y Gymraeg. hello yw'r llinyn sy'n cydio'r straeon yn y gyfrol “Jwg ar Seld” ynghyd. Yn ei holl wisgoedd, mae hi'n dawnsio ar dafodau cymeriadau o bob oed a chefndir mewn sawl rhan o Gymru.

    Mewn cyfres o hanesion bachog a gwreiddiol dengys year awdures hon ei gallu i ddarlunio cymeriadau amryliw o Gymru gyfoes, gan amlygu ecu cariad a'u difaterwch, a hynny mewn ffordd drawiadol iawn.
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  • Immoderate Men: Stories by Shikhandin

    By Shikhandin

    Over 11 wide-ranging tales, this assortment deftly captures the area of guys; the needs that force them, and the impulses which convey them down. 

    A grandfather sits on a park bench, ruminating upon the great thing about his daughter-in-law and the perfidy of his son who has forged him out in their lives. enterprise rich person Dev has been fixated upon Priti, his university mate, all his existence, however it is simply after his dying, after a trip to Dev’s attorneys, that Priti knows why he left her a room filled with provides. Manish comes domestic to his spouse of many many years, hoping to shock her with a online game from their formative years, yet what he sees occurring on their marital mattress shakes his very foundations. And a guy joins 5 acquaintances in a teashop with a narrative concerning the tender, delectable flesh of the Grand Canyon pygmy ape, and turns their global upside down. 

    Written in lyrical prose, Immoderate Men is a sensible, witty, immensely readable ebook of news by means of a author with enormous perception into the workings of the human mind. 

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  • Petits essais dramatiques (French Edition) by Marie Martin

    By Marie Martin

    « Dorine : Pour ma half, j'ai rencontré beaucoup d'hypocrites, dans tous les milieux de votre société... et surtout au pouvoir !... Ah, le cher Monsieur Tartuffe n'est pas relaxationé sans postérité ! Eulalie : Et c'est précisément en cela que vous êtes inutiles ! Les auteurs comiques, je crois, avaient pour devise : “Réformer les mœurs par le rire.” Or, les défauts des hommes sont toujours les mêmes ; vous n'avez pas amélioré l'humanité ! Alors, à quoi servez-vous ? » D'une soirée entre bonnes à l. a. dernière nuit d'une jeune aristocrate condamnée à l. a. guillotine, en passant par l. a. reconstitution du procès de Jésus, Marie Martin nous confie une succession de pièces aux thèmes variés, situées à des époques antiques, mythologiques ou actuelles. Elle les utilise à noble escient afin que chacun puisse y trouver son bonheur et découvrir les subtilités de l'art théâtral, mais aussi pour que le lecteur spectateur puisse, de lui-même, redorer le blason du théâtre.

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  • Regards croisés (French Edition) by Catherine RICHOUDEAU

    By Catherine RICHOUDEAU

    Louise mène une vie uncomplicated, mais elle ne va pas hésiter à affronter Léon afin de perpétuer une coutume. Marcel et Jean, eux, n’ont plus les pieds sur terre, au aspect de se laisser happer par des phénomènes surnaturels. Quant à Tom, qui a connu un parcours chaotique, il décide de renouer avec son passé...

    Ségolène, enfin, veille sur tout ce petit monde et se bat pour les oubliés. Elle ne le sait pas, mais elle n’est pas los angeles seule à vouloir changer les fondements de l. a. société : elle peut aussi compter sur M. Sauveur, qui ne manque pas d’idées et désire œuvrer pour une France plus uniqueness.

    Sept histoires courtes qui nous emmènent à l. a. rencontre de personnages pittoresques, vivant des occasions étonnantes et souvent cocasses.

    Catherine Richoudeau est née en 1953 à Verdun. Avant-dernière d’une fratrie de five filles elle a malesé une carrière professionnelle dans le secteur médico-social. good à los angeles détresse, l. a. combativité et l. a. strength de toutes les personnes qu’elle a rencontrées, elle pose un regard critique sur notre société. Aussi dans ce premiere livre elle nous raconte des histoires imaginaires basées sur son expérience.

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  • Especulaciones cabalísticas (Spanish Edition) by Javier García-Galiano

    By Javier García-Galiano

    Libro de cuentos de Javier García-Galiano, uno de los autores más prestigiados del ámbito literario mexicano.

    Desde Tapachula hasta Islamabad, el mundo está lleno de trampas, disimulos e intrigas. Así lo demuestra este libro de Javier García-Galiano, heredero de una gran tradición del relato breve donde se inscriben nombres de l. a. talla de Borges y Elizondo.

    Tejidas con una afortunada mezcla de precisión y desparpajo, las historias que conforman este volumen retratan a l. a. perfección los entretelones de l. a. azarosa condición humana. De alguna extraña manera, los angeles vida de los personajes se vincula con el universo de los deportes, donde sucumben a pasiones ciegas y divagan por los caminos ocultos y dramáticos del atletismo, el field o las carreras de caballos.

    Sin duda, los angeles prosa seductora de García-Galiano en estas especulaciones cabalísticas absorbe al lector desde el silbatazo inicial. Como remate, se incluye un desternillante compendio de cédulas de árbitros de futbol, seres estrambóticos que también están condenados a los angeles literatura.

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  • Moments of Clarity, Vol. III by Thomas L Jackson

    By Thomas L Jackson

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    The reward of a “commonplace book”: A seed which may bloom way past a life-time. a spot to gather the knowledge and tales which others in historic and sleek occasions need to educate us. after which, even extra probabilities: to make experience out of daily nonsense; to enthuse the center; to brighten up a fondness for all times; to lead the non secular trip; to chuckle; to chill from the rate and calls for of our too busy international; to softly remind us of our inclusion within the relatives of historical past and society; to take pleasure in and savour the utter great thing about language and tale; to find new writers and thinkers whilst we revisit previous favorites; to discover notion for writing, talking, motivating, developing, or even counseling; to lead our younger with mild reminders of the needs of lifestyles; and, eventually might be, to outline our personal voice within the residing of life..."
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  • A Compilation of Short Stories by Barbara Francis

    By Barbara Francis

    "Born at the reduce east aspect of new york through the melancholy period. i used to be molested as a toddler and suffered critical near-sightedness, which brought on me to turn into tremendous shy and introverted. whilst i used to be remodeled into another individual while telling tales to my siblings and other people within the neighborhood.
    Presently I stay in West Hollywood, California and attend periods on the Emeritus university. My pursuits are Drama, writing brief tales and poetry, artwork and T’ai Chi. I taught Drama and T’ai Chi on the Van Nuys Senior middle. i've been interested in level, monitor, tv and Radio. i'm a member of monitor Actors Guild and American Federation of Radio and T.V. Artists. My lifestyles tale has lately been released, ""Escape/Pearls of Travail"" with a purpose to quickly seem on the web and booklet stores."
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  • When Darkness Falls (David Unaipon Award Winners Series) by John Bodey

    By John Bodey

    1997 Winner of the David Uniapon Award (for an unpublished manuscript by means of an Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander writer). Set within the Kimberley zone of Western Australia, it is a choice of strong love tales from the prior. every one tale explores various facets of affection, as Bodey passes on his commitment to his culture.
    --This textual content refers to an out of print or unavailable version of this title.
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  • Cuentos reunidos (Spanish Edition) by Cynthia Ozick

    By Cynthia Ozick

    La gran heredera de Henry James.

    «Peleo con cada frase, sílaba a sílaba. Bien mirado, escribir es en el fondo un acto de valor.»
    Cynthia Ozick

    Al hablar de l. a. condición humana en basic se corre el riesgo de caer en los angeles frivolidad, pero basta con leer cualquiera de los cuentos de Cynthia Ozick para olvidarse de las frases hechas y asumir lo que es ajeno como nuestro.

    En esta recopilación de cuentos descubrimos a hombres y mujeres que a primera vista podrían parecer seres patéticos, pero que en el fondo conservan y muestran su dignidad, a menudo gracias a los angeles ironía, siempre tan oportuna. Si, como decía Mark Strand, vivir consiste en estar alerta y prestar atención al mundo, Cynthia Ozick es el testigo que buscábamos.

    Reseñas:
    «El estilo más logrado y elegante de l. a. narrativa contemporánea.»
    The long island Times

    «Cuando Ozick habla, el periodista escucha.»
    David Aliaga, entrevista para Quimera

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  • The Moose & Wilbur P. Dilby (Tales from Up North Book 1) by James Brakken

    By James Brakken

    The Moose and Wilbur P. Dilby and 36 really precise stories from Up North
    Readers’ evaluate Edition

    If in simple terms shall we see existence within the north because it was once long ago whilst. pay attention the women within the church basement evaluating which cleaning soap works top to remedy younger boys of cursing. take heed to the boys on the fuel station gossip approximately that saucy, younger blonde serving platters of beef on the sauerkraut feed. think the stories we’d listen. stories so very important then. but, so quickly lost.
    Thirty-seven lifestyles occasions encouraged James Brakken to jot down this assortment. He lays them out prior to you, supplying a glimpse into days passed by, coaxing a grin, bringing a tear, or making you giggle out loud.
    These are tales immediately from the guts and the guts of the north. of fine humans and undesirable, from priests to charlatans, kids to parents. Thirty-seven tales that occur no longer faraway from Lake better, in woodlands and rural groups that individuals there referred to as domestic. tales full of characters you’ll develop to like and locations you’ll like to stopover at, if in basic terms inside of those pages.

    One of those 37 tales received the 2013 Lake stronger Writer’s Award. one other, the coveted 2014 Wisconsin Writers organization Jade Ring Award. One is is a 1977 characteristic article released in Boys existence journal, the 1st tale James Brakken bought. 5 are excerpts from the author’s award-winning leader Namakagon trilogy. one other is a 1-act play in response to Brakken’s past paintings. All are written for adults, yet compatible for a while ten and older. two hundred pages.
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