Download E-books The Stories of Heinrich Böll PDF

By Heinrich Böll

This quantity collects sixty-three tales and novellas written by way of Heinrich Böll among 1947 and 1985. It brings jointly decisions from Böll's previous collections and a few formerly unpublished paintings. The chronological association represents the whole span of Böll's occupation, from the tales of the early postwar interval, to the masterfully satirical stories of later years.

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Download E-books The Eternal Husband and Other Stories PDF

The everlasting Husband and different Stories brings jointly 5 of Dostoevsky’s brief masterpieces rendered into English by way of of the main celebrated Dostoevsky translators of our time. packed with a number of the topics and matters relevant to his nice novels, those brief works exhibit the whole variety of Dostoevsky’s genius. the center-piece of this assortment, the quick novel The everlasting Husband, describes the virtually surreal assembly of a cuckolded widower and his lifeless wife’s lover. Dostoevsky’s darkish brilliance and satiric imaginative and prescient infuse the opposite 4 stories with all-too-human characters, together with a central authority reliable who indicates up uninvited at an underling’s marriage ceremony to turn out his humanity; a self-deceiving narrator who struggles futilely to appreciate his wife’s suicide; and a hack author who attends a funeral and finally ends up conversing with the dead.

The everlasting Husband and different Stories is sterling Dostoevsky—a selection of emotional strength and uncompromising perception into the human situation.

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Download E-books Fantasy & Science Fiction (Extended Edition) (July/August 2012) PDF

Amazon is delighted to provide Kindle myth and science-fiction lovers the journal that Stephen King calls "the top fiction journal in America."

Founded in 1949, myth & technological know-how Fiction journal is the award-winning unique writer of such classics as Stephen King's darkish Tower, Daniel Keyes's vegetation for Algernon, and Walter M. Miller's A Canticle for Leibowitz. every one bimonthly factor bargains compelling brief fiction via writers akin to Ray Bradbury, Ursula okay. Le Guin, and Terry Bisson, in addition to the science-fiction field's most precious and outspoken evaluations on books, movies and science--plus a touch of humour from our cartoonists and writers.

Publishing a literate and infrequently literary combination of SF, delusion and Horror, it's worthy even more than the 99p subscription fee (UK readers).

This variation comprises the following:-

NOVELLAS
The Fullness Of Time – Kate Wilhelm

NOVELETS
Wearaway and Flambeau – Matthew Hughes
The stricken – Matthew Johnson
Jack color within the wooded area of Souls – Rachel Pollack

SHORT STORIES
Hartmut's global – Albert E. Cowdrey
The lady Who Fooled dying 5 occasions – Eleanor Arnason
A ordinary heritage of Autumn – Jeffrey Ford
Wizard – Michaele Jordan
Real Faces – Ken Liu

DEPARTMENTS
Books to appear For – Charles de Lint
Musing on Books – Michelle West
Science: Quicksand and Ketchup – Pat Murphy and Paul Doherty
Films: Martian Processed Cheese – Lucius Shepard
Curiosities – Bud Webster
Coming Attractions

CARTOONS
S. Harris, invoice Long.

COVER
Ed Valigursky

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Download E-books Mirror, Mirror (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series) PDF

By J. D. Robb

Manhattan instances Bestselling writer sFind fortunately ever after with 5 Bestselling writer s approximately whom reviewers have acknowledged: "a virtuoso" (Robb), "simply outstanding" (Blayney), "a bright new voice" (Fox), "inventive" (McComas), and "delivers all of it" (Ryan).Once upon a time . . . in a global a long way faraway from the times whilst fairy stories have been new, 5 Bestselling writer s spin types that take the vintage tales right into a new size. you will realize Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, napping attractiveness, and different enduring characters ? yet they're going to exist in geographical regions past your mind's eye, the place the ordinary is reworked into the extreme and otherworldly.

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Download E-books A Gentle Creature and Other Stories: White Nights; A Gentle Creature; The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

In those tales, Dostoevsky explores either the determine of the dreamer divorced from truth, and in addition his personal ambiguous perspective towards utopianism, topics significant to his nice novels. In White Nights, the plain idyll of the dreamer's romantic fantasies disguises profound loneliness and estrangement from "living life." A mild Creature and The Dream of a daft Man convey how withdrawal from truth can lead to religious desolation in addition to ethical indifference, and the way, in Dostoevsky's view, the tragedy of the alienated person can in basic terms be resolved through the rediscovery of a feeling of compassion and accountability towards different people.
No different version brings jointly those particular stories--which are best whilst learn along one another--and the hot translations catch all of the strength and lyricism of Dostoevsky's writing at its best.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the broadest spectrum of literature from world wide. every one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, delivering the main actual textual content plus a wealth of alternative priceless beneficial properties, together with specialist introductions by way of top gurus, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, up to date bibliographies for additional examine, and masses more.

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Download E-books Selected Stories PDF

By Stefan Zweig

Exceptional evening is the tale of 1 reworking night within the lifetime of a wealthy and bored younger guy. He spends an afternoon on the races and a night within the seedy yet exciting corporation of the dregs of society. His stories jolt him out of his languor and provides him a newfound take pleasure in for all times, that's then minimize brief via the good battle. The Invisible assortment and Buchmendel, of Zweig's strongest works, discover lives led within the unmarried minded pursuit of artwork and literature opposed to a backdrop of poverty and corruption. Letter from an Unknown girl is a poignant and heartbreaking story of the energy and insanity of unrequited love. This tale was once made right into a movie via Max Ophuls starring Joan Fontaine (1948). within the Fowler Snared, it's the guy whose ardour is still unrequited. Twenty-Four Hours within the lifetime of a girl is the tale of a middle-aged English widow who travels to flee loneliness and tedium. One night whereas having fun with the based surroundings of the Monte Carlo on line casino, she turns into mesmerised through the obsessive playing of a tender Polish aristocrat. This fateful come across ends up in ardour, depression and demise, altering their lives forever.

Translated from the German through Eden and Cedar Paul, Stefan Zweig's chosen tales is released via Pushkin Press.

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Download E-books Reticence (Belgian Literature) PDF

By Jean-Philippe Toussaint

Translated by way of John Lambert

In Reticence, a guy on holiday appears less than surveillance. yet it’s a ways extra friendly to benefit from the Mediterranean than to seem for solutions, make deductions, or get upset—isn't it?

“A little factor occurred to me. that can have simply as simply occurred to you. You’re on holiday in a resort along with your son in a small village and you’re approximately to move see a few pals, yet anything holds you again, a mysterious reticence that stops you from going to discover them. here's the radical of this reticence, small and particular, and of the fears that it instigates, bit by bit. simply because not just are your mates now not there if you happen to do choose to move locate them, yet, a number of days later, you discover a useless cat within the harbor, a black cat floating in entrance of you at the water . . .”

In Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s tackle the detective novel, we discover a guy on holiday in a tiny village, the place a author named Biaggi seems to be conserving him lower than surveillance. To what finish? Ah, yet it’s way more friendly to benefit from the Mediterranean evening air than to appear for solutions, make deductions, or get upset—isn't it?

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