Category: Single Authors Short Stories

Viertelgeschichten (German Edition) by Thomas Bruckmann

By Thomas Bruckmann

Es sind die kleinen Dinge im großen Ganzen, die das Leben letztlich ausmachen. Im Münchner Viertel Neuhausen sind das die Begegnungen in den Cafés und Kneipen, die alljährlichen Veranstaltungen und vor allem: seine Menschen. guy trifft sich, lächelt, grüßt, plaudert. guy kennt sich und seine Geschichten. Es sind alte Geschichten, aus früheren Leben, und zu diesen entstehen neue: bei spontanen Grillfeiern mit Live-Musik im Hinterhof, während langer Sommernächte auf den Straßen, in den Köpfen aufmerksamer Beobachter.

Eine Hommage an das Viertel Neuhausen, das nicht nur Wohnort, sondern Zuhause ist.

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Tales of Unrest (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of by Joseph Conrad,Allan H. Simmons,J. H. Stape

By Joseph Conrad,Allan H. Simmons,J. H. Stape

The 5 tales introduced jointly in stories of Unrest (1898) mark a turning aspect within the writer's occupation. Conrad's first brief tale assortment evidences a author firmly answerable for his new craft staking a declare to various cultural and fictional territories. The creation situates the writing of those tales in Conrad's profession and discusses their resources and modern reception. The explanatory notes determine literary and ancient references and real-life areas, and point out affects. maps and 6 illustrations enhance the explanatory topic. The essay at the textual content lays out the background of the work's composition and ebook, info interventions by means of Conrad's typists, compositors and editors, and explains editorial coverage. This version, confirmed via glossy textual scholarship, provides Conrad's tales and his preface to the gathering in varieties extra authoritative than any thus far printed.

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Varietà di esilio (Italian Edition) by Mavis Gallant,G. Scocchera

By Mavis Gallant,G. Scocchera

Individui spaesati e distratti, in esilio dalle loro origini o da sé stessi; l’incontro inatteso tra un uomo che vive da anni lontano dalla famiglia e los angeles fi glia adolescente della sua ex moglie; il percorso quieto e tortuoso di un fidanzamento senza amore; il piccolo mistero di un bambino non desiderato: a partire da queste situazioni los angeles libertà di scelta dei personaggi viene messa alla prova. E una voce narrante inconfondibile fotografa le loro reazioni, descrive, classifica senza giudicare e restituisce il sapore vero di gesti apparentemente insignificanti, in realtà definitivi.Nella prefazione, scritta appositamente in step with questo quantity, l’autrice riflette sui meccanismi della memoria e dell’immaginazione all’origine dei suoi racconti.

I racconti non sono capitoli di un romanzo. Non vanno letti uno dopo l’altro. Leggetene uno. Chiudete il libro. Leggete qualcos’altro. Riprendete il libro dopo un po’ di pace. I racconti sanno aspettare.Mavis Gallant

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Mahogany Heart: The Healing of the Heart (Heart, Mind, Body by Marcia Nicole

By Marcia Nicole

certainly one of Connecticut’s such a lot profitable girls, self-made millionaire Mahogany Jackson lives the lavish life-style that she and her three top pals Latrell, Vonda, and Jalissa have eternally dreamed of as childrens. She owns a home, automobiles, jewels and will find the money for no matter what else she sought after.

But, issues aren’t as they look like, this diva has a haunting mystery that's tearing her soul aside and inflicting many sleepless nights as it’s getting tougher to conceal from her pals and family.

This key is beginning to take over her existence. yet will the uncovering of this darkish burden ruin her friendships, her relatives and he career?

Now being confronted with the truth of her secrets and techniques and lies, she's going to have a few momentous judgements to finally make. And discovering new love, having a gorgeous family members, nice associates, her dream occupation and fiscal balance potential not anything as Mahogany bargains together with her inner drama and demons.

Will her buddies and at last turning to God aid her, or is she in so deep that’s all jointly to late?

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Haïti dans tous mes rêves: suivi de Le trou des damnés (MON by Abner Rigaud

By Abner Rigaud

En disant ces derniers mots, mon père m’a giflé. Je suis tombé à l. a. renverse sur le plancher de ciment. Ma tête s’est fracassée. Mon sang s’est répandu sur le sol. Je hurlais de douleur et d’épouvante. J’ai cru que j’allais mourir. À los angeles vue de mon sang, mon père n’a paru avoir aucune pitié de moi. Il s’est emparé d’un pan de bois avec lequel il s’est mis à me frapper. Je me débattais comme un diablotin dans l’eau bénite. Je cherchais à m’arracher du sol où il me retenait en pressant los angeles paume de sa grosse major sur mon entrance. Des éclairs de furie traversaient son regard. Il était essoufflé, motor vehicle il me frappait sans arrêt. Mon sang n’arrêtait pas de couler. Mon univers d’enfant s’était fracassé avec ma tête ouverte en deux, étalée là, sous le regard de mon père qui s’acharnait sur moi tel un vautour sur sa proie. Je ne comprenais rien à ce qui se passait. Que voulait-il au juste? Que je sois le foremost de ma classe. D’accord. Mais était-ce une raison de me brutaliser de los angeles sorte?

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Under the Bleachers by Howard J Whitmore

By Howard J Whitmore

Baseball holds a different position within the American realization. jogging previous an empty taking part in box or listening to the crack of a bat connecting with a ball triggers a flood of stories in gamers; memories of early life video games, neighbors made at the box, previous rivalries, and unparalleled performances come flooding again.

Under the Bleachers captures baseball's certain skill to encourage gamers and remodel lives in seven brief tales and one touching memorial. stick to the early life feud among teams of boys in 1959 Ohio, who settle their transformations, now not with fists, yet with a baseball (generic term) on a dusty, vacant lot. Or play with Big Freddie, a neighborhood wagon motive force who turns into a hero on the annual Fourth of July online game.

Tony's Ashes touches at the lasting bond which develops among avid gamers, as one guy fulfills a friend's loss of life want, whereas the invention of a forgotten baseball glove conjures up thoughts of a truly distinctive online game in Memories within the Attic.

Author Howard J. Whitmore completes his number of tales with I want Dad may have visible It, a touching memorial to the daddy who brought him to that almost all magical and American of video games, baseball.

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10 Holiday Stories: A Collection by Dara Girard

By Dara Girard

Get cozy on your favourite interpreting spot and dive into those ten tales that includes diversified holidays.
Christmas is highlighted within the tale of a jaded singer who learns to resume her pleasure in song in “A tune to recollect” and a brand new father and husband struggles to create the right vacation in “The ideal Christmas”. In “Something New” a tender lady desires to create a distinct Thanksgiving culture and a boy’s mystery hope involves lifestyles in “A Mother’s Day Wish.”
Whether severe, humorous or with a marginally of magic, this number of tales is bound to delight.

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El muro de la memoria (Spanish Edition) by Anthony Doerr

By Anthony Doerr

El muro de los angeles memoria reúne cuatro historias inéditas del autor de La luz que no puedes ver, que nos hablan de l. a. conmovedora fortuna de vivir en este mundo.

Cada hora, aquí y allá, un sinfín de recuerdos desaparecen para siempre. Y, al mismo tiempo, los niños, explorando lo que les es desconocido, rehacen el mundo de nuevo con l. a. memoria, los angeles fuente de sentido en nuestras vidas, el frágil hilo que nos conecta con nosotros y con los demás.

En «El muro de los angeles memoria», un joven sudafricano halla en un secreto del pasado el poder de redimir una vida. En «Río Niemen», un adolescente huérfano se muda a Lituania para vivir con su abuelo y descubre un mundo en el que el mito se hace realidad. «El pueblo 113» nos lleva hasta los angeles presa de las Tres Gargantas, en China, y el pueblo en ciernes del hundimiento. Finalmente, «El más allá» presenta a una mujer atormentada por el Holocausto del que escapó, y que solo encontrará consuelo en el afecto de su nieto.

Reseñas:
«Una extraordinariamente rica y matizada reflexión sobre los angeles memoria, el tiempo y l. a. pérdida. Doerr es un estilista exquisito.»
The Guardian

«Extraño y hermoso. Doerr escribe sobre grandes cuestiones, los imponderables, los mayores temores existenciales, y lo hace sin miedo.»
The manhattan Times

«Asombrosamente bueno.»
The Oregonian

«Un pequeño clásico de los angeles literatura contemporánea.»
The nationwide Post

«La voz de Doerr no tiene límites.»
The Millions

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Jerkwater Freight by Jeff M. Pregmon

By Jeff M. Pregmon

Jerkwater Freight is the conclusion of approximately a decade of writing.  This debut number of poems, essays, and brief tales officially attracts jointly the majority of my artistic writing efforts.  While a majority of the paintings comes from the years 1995-1999, i've got integrated a few poems and essays that return so far as 1990.  Other major assets of fabric are the 2 artistic writing classes I took at Illinois nation college with Jim Elledge, to whom this publication is devoted.  Without his encouragement at a time whilst my self belief in writing was once ebbing, little or no of the fabric in Jerkwater Freight might were written.  Jerkwater Freight is in this kind of layout that it isn't designed to be learn from disguise to hide since it has no longer been written in that demeanour.  It is a trip throughout the brain the place the vacation spot isn't really one to be reached quick.  Along the way in which there are pauses to mirror at the path taken and to choose up boxcars left on sidings up and down the line.

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Lingering Death (Book 1) by Mikala Goode

By Mikala Goode

The consistent reminders that reassure her cause to think he sought her as is sufferer weigh down Emily, the motherless baby. She has no mom and no cause to reside. all of sudden out of nowhere her father that she by no means knew seeks her presence and needs to determine her at once. Joyed by way of this excellent information she leaves straight away. assembly her father was once the straightforward half yet attempting to determine this mysterious Prince Adrian was once harder.

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