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Fly Me by Daniel Riley (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 1.4Mb | Version: Retail Overview: A nation on the verge of a new era-and a girl caught between her past and the ever-expanding present. The year is 1972, and the beaches of Los Angeles are the center of the world. Dropping into the embers of the drug and surf scene is Suzy Whitman, who has tossed her newly minted Vassar degree aside to follow her older sister into open skies and the borderless adventures of stewardessing for Grand Pacific Airlines. In Sela del Mar,...

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In a Shallow Grave by James Purdy (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB / MOBI / AZW Reader, 1 mb Overview: A soldier named Garnet Montrose returns home to coastal Virginia bearing a grotesque injury which is nauseatingly repellent to anyone who sees him. He hires two young male caretakers, Quintus Pearch and Potter Daventry, who look after his disability. They also act as a go-between with Garnet's childhood sweetheart, now the widow Georgina Rance, delivering her messages in a desperate attempt to restart their interrupted relationship. With vivid Gothic...

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Western Omnibus by E.R. Slade (.ePUB)

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Requirements: E.R .Slade is the pen name under which Bruce Clark writes Westerns. He is also the author, under his own name, of Deathstalk, and Tales of Maritime Maine. He lives on a farm, where he grows a large vegetable garden, cuts firewood for the stove, and writes on an old manual typewriter. Overview: .ePUB Reader | 2.0Mb | Version: Retail Jeremy Waite is offered a quarter of a wagonload of gold in return for his services as a gunhand in recovering it. “Are you fast?” asked Leanda....

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Words by Ginny L. Yttrup (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 482 KB Overview: "I collect words. I keep them in a box in my mind. I'd like to keep them in a real box, something pretty, maybe a shoe box covered with flowered wrapping paper. Whenever I wanted, I'd open the box and pick up the papers, reading and feeling the words all at once. Then I could hide the box. But the words are safer in my mind. There, he can't take them." Ten-year old Kaylee Wren doesn't speak. Not since her drug-addled mother walked away, leaving her in a remote...

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Eight Plays by Arthur Schnitzler (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.6 MB Overview: The plays of Arthur Schnitzler have in recent years come to be recognized as masterpieces of modernism. This collection presents the most accurate translations available of Schnitzler's works, passing up opportunities to paraphrase and instead flushing out vivid detail and psychological insight by combining a sensitive interpretation of the playwright's sometimes ironic, sometimes farcical, temperament with a faithful re-creation of dialogue. The volume includes...

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The Queen's Caprice by Jean Echenoz (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader , 1.3MB Overview: The Queen’s Caprice—seven new stories presented in English for the first time—reveals Echenoz at the height of his talents. The author takes us on a journey across radically different places and landscapes, giving free rein to a “terrific sense of humor tinged with existential mischief” (L’Express). The title story explores a tiny corner of the French countryside; “Nelson” offers a brilliant miniaturist portrait...

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The Night Before by David Fulmer (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: ePUB / MOBI Reader, 1.4MB Overview: Joe Kelly is about to greet Christmas by sharing the best news he’s had in years with his wife Mariel and his two children ― along with a gift that Mariel has longed for since the day they were married. But just as he’s about to present his stunning surprises, his world is abruptly fractured, and he makes a broken-hearted escape into a bleak winter night. In another part of town, Nicole Weaver and her daughter Malikah find themselves rudely...

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2 books by Nell Zink (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 597 kB | 671 kB Overview: Born in California in 1964, Nell Zink was raised in rural Virginia, a setting she draws on in her second novel, Mislaid. She attended Stuart Hall School and the College of William and Mary. In 1993, while living in West Philadelphia, Zink founded a zine called Animal Review, which ran until 1997. Zink has worked as a secretary at Colgate-Palmolive and as a technical writer in Tel Aviv. She moved to Germany in May 2000, completing a PhD in Media Studies...

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Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB reader I 10.3 MB Overview: When Felix is deposed as artistic director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival by his devious assistant and longtime enemy, his production of The Tempest is canceled and he is heartbroken. Reduced to a life of exile in rural southern Ontario—accompanied only by his fantasy daughter, Miranda, who died twelve years ago—Felix devises a plan for retribution. Eventually he takes a job teaching Literacy Through Theatre to the prisoners at the nearby Burgess...

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This Day's Death by John Rechy (.ePUB)(.AZW)

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Requirements: ePUB / AZW Reader, 4.9MB Overview: "It was like viewing a geometric progression in reverse; he saw options as they narrowed: at which stage, at which phase, at which time, at which place he could have still Escaped the building trap: this step taken, that one not, another taken in a different direction: sixteen choices, then four, only two, and finally--..." This Day's Death -- John Rechy With this funneling vision, Jim Girard, the main character of "This Day's Death," sees his life...

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Rommel Drives Deep Into Egypt by Richard Brautigan (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, 458 KB Overview: Rommel Drives on Deep into Egypt is Richard Brautigan's eighth poetry publication and includes 58 poems. The title of the book echoes a 1942 San Francisco Chronicle headline describing a successful operation by Rommel during the North African Campaign ofWorld War II. The six line title poem, reminiscent of Ozymandias, uses this headline to examine the transitory nature of both human endeavor and the reader of the poem. The photograph on the cover...

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Phoenix Rising by Hunter S. Jones (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: ePUB / MOBI Reader, 1.8MB Overview: The last hour of Anne Boleyn's life... Court intrigue, revenge and all the secrets of the last hour are revealed as one queen falls and another rises to take her place on destiny's stage. A young Anne Boleyn arrives at the court of King Henry VIII. She is to be presented at the Shrovetide pageant, le Château Vert. The young and ambitious Anne has no idea that a chance encounter before the pageant will lead to her capturing the heart of the king. What...

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Oliver the Cat Who Saved Christmas by Sheila Norton (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 1.42 MB Overview: Heartfelt, moving, and inspiring, a Christmas book perfect for fans of A Street Cat Named Bob Oliver the cat is a timid little thing, who rarely ventures from his home in the Foresters’ Arms. Then his life changes dramatically when a fire breaks out in the pub kitchen and he is left homeless and afraid. But, with the kindness of the humans around him, he soon learns to trust again. And, in his own special way, he helps to heal...

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Empire Rising by Sam Barone (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.8MB Overview: It is 3157 B.C.—The beginning of the Bronze Age and the rise of cities—and at the eastern edge of the great southern desert in Mesopotamia, men are at war. Bandits and worse plunder the countryside seeking women, slaves, and gold. Into this unsettled land come the outcast Korthac and the remnants of his mighty desert fighters. They encounter a band of thieves led by Ariamus. The two join forces and set their sights on the biggest prize of all: the...

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Ways of Looking at Wang Wei by Eliot Weinberger (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 13.7MB Overview: The classic study of translation, finally back in print in an expanded edition The difficulty (and necessity) of translation is concisely described in Nineteen Ways of Looking at Wang Wei, a close reading of different translations of a single poem from the Tang Dynasty—from a transliteration to Kenneth Rexroth's loose interpretation. As Octavio Paz writes in the afterword, "Eliot Weinberger's commentary on the successive translations of Wang Wei's little poem...

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When Darkness Falls & Other Stories by Ruskin Bond (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 522KB | Retail Overview: In When Darkness Falls and Other Stories, Ruskin Bond displays all the qualities of a master storyteller: a deceptively effortless style, an eye for the extraordinary in seemingly humdrum lives, and a deep empathy with his characters. We make the acquaintance of Markham, a war veteran condemned to a lifetime of loneliness by a tragic accident; Susanna, the merry widow who loved each of her seven husbands to death; the sad wife who returns after her...

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You Were Wrong by Matthew Sharpe (.MOBI)

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Requirements: MOBI Reader, 307 KB Overview: Sharpe’s latest unnerving and satiric novel, following the complex farce Jamestown (2008), portrays a young, dangerously oblivious high-school math teacher. Karl Floor continues to live in his Long Island house after his mother’s death in the belief that she wanted him to look after his loathsome stepfather, Larchmont Jones. A caustically smart monologist, Larchmont’s aggressive riffs on geopolitics, business, and life make Karl positively...

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When Future Comes Too Soon by Selina Siak Chin Yoke (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: Epub reader/Azw3 reader, 1.22 Mb Overview: In Japanese-occupied Malaya, lives are shattered and a woman discovers her inner strength in a world ravaged by war. Following the death of their matriarch, the lives of Chye Hoon’s family are turned upside down. Now that the British have fled and the Japanese have conquered, their once-benign world changes overnight. Amid the turmoil, Chye Hoon’s daughter-in-law, Mei Foong, must fend for her family as her husband, Weng Yu, becomes...

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Lessons on Expulsion by Erika L. Sánchez (Sanchez) (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.8MB | Retail Overview: An award-winning and hard-hitting new voice in contemporary American poetry The first time I ever came the light was weak and carnivorous. I covered my eyes and the night cleared its dumb throat. I heard my mother wringing her hands the next morning. Of course I put my underwear on backwards, of course the elastic didn't work. What I wanted most at that moment was a sandwich. But I just nursed on this leather whip. I just splattered my sheets with my...

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Severed Destinies by David Kimberley (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 290 KB Overview: A darkness is seeping into the Rotian Kingdom. When the northern regions are targetted by an invading force, four young Rotians find themselves thrown together in order to survive, unaware that they will ultimately become key players in deciding the fate of the kingdom. However, when the real reason behind the invasion brings an unholy terror to the land and a betrayer's plot threatens to destroy the kingdom from within, the Rotian people find themselves on...

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The Cantos of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 11.9 MB Overview: Delmore Schwartz said about The Cantos: "They are one of the touchstones of modern poetry." William Carlos WIlliams said "[Pound] discloses history by its odor, by the feel of it―in the words; fuses it with the words, present and past, to MAKE his Cantos. Make them." Since the 1969 revised edition, the Italian Cantos LXXII and LXXIII (as well as a 1966 fragment concluding the work) have been added. Now appearing for the first time is Pound's recently found...

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Cursed in New York by Randi Minetor (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 551 kb Overview: A collection of riveting stories about preternatural revenge. Discover the riveting stories about Queen Esther and the Iroquois Slaughter, The Curse of Mamie O'Rourke, The Rangers, the Stanley Cup and the Curse of 1940, The Death of a President and the City that Fails to Thrive, and many more. Some stories will be regionally well known. Others are nearly forgotten. All are cursed. Preface Introduction Chapter 1: Ancient, Unsportsmanlike Souls Chapter 2: The...

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New Selected Poems by Eavan Boland (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader , 1.2MB Overview: New Selected Poems includes the key poems from Eavan Boland's remarkable half century of writing. It began with 23 Poems in 1962 and it has continued through more than a dozen collections, each finding new dimensions in language, history and in the body subject to passion and to time. She is indeed, as Elaine Feinstein described her in Poetry Review, 'one of the finest and boldest poets of the last half-century'. Her critical writing, her poetry...

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Puckoon by Spike Milligan (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader l 1.9 MB Overview: Puckoon is Spike Milligan's classic slapstick novel, reissued for the first time since it was published in 1963. 'Pops with the erratic brilliance of a careless match in a box of fireworks' Daily Mail In 1924 the Boundary Commission is tasked with creating the new official division between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. Through incompetence, dereliction of duty and sheer perversity, the border ends up running through the middle of the small...

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A Forgotten Affair by Kanchana Banerjee (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.3MB Overview: Sagarika Mehta walks out of her nine-year-old marriage, meets with a near-fatal accident and goes into a deep coma all on the same day. After six months, she wakes up with no memory of her past. When she is discharged from hospital a year later, Rishab, her husband, whisks her away to an unfamiliar address in Gurgaon to convalesce. There, in that plush apartment, with people waiting on her hand and foot, Sagarika can’t shake off the feeling that something...

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Glory Boys by Harry Bingham (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1,1 MB Overview: Abe Rockwell and Willard T. Thornton are famous fighter pilots together in World War I. Willard returns to a hero's welcome in America and launches a film career. Abe just wants to fly - and has no rich family to support him. This is a story of friendship, adventure and love against the odds. Genre: General Fiction, Literary, Contemporary Download link 1 Download link 2...

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A Very English Agent by Julian Rathbone (.AZW3).(ePUB)

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Requirements: ePub/Mobi reader, .5mb Retail Overview: Dwarfish Charlie Boylan carries a loaded pistol into the House of Commons. A can of worms waiting to be opened, he was a police spy for nearly forty years. He wants a pension and what he knows will get it! Did he, between Waterloo and Wellington's funeral, cause the Peterloo riot to happen? Was it Charlie who fingered the Cato Street Conspirators? Did Shelley really drown by accident? And at the opening of the Great Exhibition was it he who saved the...

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Homesick by Guy Vanderhaeghe (.ePUB) (.MOBI)

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Requirements: ePUB / MOBI Reader, 1.9 mb Overview: It is the summer of 1959, and in a prairie town in Saskatchewan, Alec Monkman waits for his estranged daughter to come home, with the grandson he has never seen. But this is an uneasy reunion. Fiercely independent, Vera has been on her own since running away at nineteen – first to the army, and then to Toronto. Now, for the sake of her young son, she must swallow her pride and return home after seventeen years. As the story gradually unfolds, the past...

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Triomf by Marlene Van Niekerk (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: .ePUB/.MOBI Reader, | 1.6Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Mol Benade, her brothers Treppie and Pop, and son Lambert live in a rotting government house, which is the only thing they have, other than decaying appliances that break as soon as they're fixed, remembrances of a happy past that never really existed, and each other-a Faulknerian bond of familial intimacy that ranges from sympathetic to cruel, heartfelt to violently incestuous. In the months preceding South Africa's first free...

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The Convalescent by Peter Gilmour (ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 802 KB Overview: William Templeton is awoken from his dead life as an alcoholic by the murder of his mother. He has no memory of when he last visited her, and no sense of what their relationship might have been. He feels the need to reacquaint himself with the world: he stops drinking and embarks upon the long convalescence that is the story of this book. It is the story of one man’s struggle against alcoholism. It is witty and it is painful. It is a story of wasted...

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