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Martin Andersen Nexö,Karl Schodder,Emilie Stein,Ellen Schou's Bornholmer Novellen (German Edition) PDF

By Martin Andersen Nexö,Karl Schodder,Emilie Stein,Ellen Schou

Gratwanderung zwischen Katastrophe und Glück

Der Autor von „Peller der Eroberer“ und „Ditte Menschekind“ hat im Laufe seines Lebens an die neunzig Geschichten geschrieben. Die „Bornholmer Novellen“ sind seine populärste Sammlung. In seiner unverwechselbaren, bildhaften Sprache erzählt er von Menschen, die „etwas von der Weltumdrehung im Blut haben“, von Alten und Jungen, Abenteurern und Seßhaften, Seefahrern und Dörflern, die das gewalttätige Leben hinnehmen wie eine Naturkatastrophe.

Andersen Nexø kannte die Insel und seine Bewohner wie kein anderer. Hier hatte der gebürtige Kopenhagener seine Kindheit und Jugend verbracht. Besessene sind es, die Fischer und Bauern von Bornholm. Kopfüber stürzen sie sich in den Lebensstrudel, denn die ungestüme Natur hat sie gelehrt, für eine Brise Glück alles zu riskieren.

„Auf Glück conflict todsicher zu hoffen, auf berauschendes Glück, entsprechend mit Sorgen gemischt, um den Lebensappetit zu verschärfen. In diesem Augenblick tönte ihm das Licht wie eine Fanfare, der blaue Himmel wie ein Hymnus auf das Leben.“

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Download e-book for iPad: The Suspense House Collection by M. Beard

By M. Beard

The Suspense apartment assortment is a compilation of the 1st sequence of five brief tales through writer M. Beard. The Clock, The sofa, The wasteland, The typhoon and The Umbrella are jam-packed with suspense and secret that might have you ever at the fringe of your seat.
The Clock: Vanessa Ledford used to be very unsatisfied. She had married an excellent, romantic and thoughtful guy. Huh? What used to be her challenge? She simply did not love him. She not desired to be with him and she or he definitely didn't want to head on holiday with him. yet she may not make up any further believable excuses so, she went. whereas there, she met a wierd girl who gave her an odd clock and whatever very unusual occurred. discover what occurs to Vanessa and her husband.
The sofa: Manny and Danny Marinara have been the simplest of buddies. Brothers until the top. They did every little thing jointly. They even made up our minds to get an condominium jointly. they discovered this remarkable sofa simply sitting at the facet of the line someday and so they have been so fascinated with it you'll imagine that they had received the lottery. yet there has been anything very unusual approximately it. It looked as if it would be...alive! discover what occurs to the brothers.
The desolate tract: James Greene was once a funds- hungry pilot. All he had to do used to be supply yet another journey and he might ultimately have the ability to take his spouse, Faye, on a far wanted holiday. yet she felt uneasy approximately this journey. She begged him to not opt for she feared the Sahara wasteland may declare him this time. He reassured her he will be correct again and that if whatever occurred he knew find out how to live to tell the tale within the wilderness. So, while his airplane is going down on his subsequent travel, does James particularly understand how to outlive? discover what occurs to James Greene.
The typhoon: at the beginning it gave the look of Jack used to be the best gentleman yet Alison quickly learned he used to be a jealous lunatic. He promised her the area yet now he basically gives you he'll by no means enable her cross. Alison attempts to wreck it off a number of instances but when he cannot have her, not anyone will. Will Alison break out from Jack...with her life?
The Umbrella: Sandy Rhodes used to be in highschool while he used to be murdered. learn the riveting information of his final evening as advised in his personal phrases.
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Download e-book for iPad: Una bellezza russa: e altri racconti (Gli Adelphi) (Italian by Vladimir Nabokov,D. Nabokov,F. Pece,A. Raffetto,U. Tessitore

By Vladimir Nabokov,D. Nabokov,F. Pece,A. Raffetto,U. Tessitore

Nabokov non fu solo l’autore di romanzi fra i supremi del Novecento, dal "Dono" a "Lolita", ma anche un magistrale creatore di racconti. Di story versante della sua attività, ancora in gran parte da scoprire, questa vasta silloge, che integra quella della "Veneziana", offre un landscape completo, giacché raduna in una sequenza rigorosamente cronologica i testi che Nabokov scrisse a partire dal 1921 e pubblicò poi in quattro celebri raccolte uscite tra il 1958 e il 1976. Con una sorta di bacchetta divinatoria e le countless variazioni della sua arte caleidoscopica, Nabokov ci guida alla scoperta degli aspetti più elusivi di ciò che abitualmente chiamiamo realtà. Sono favole briose, storie agrodolci di perdita, sconfitta o solitudine, claustrofobici esercizi di orrore, campionature dell’umana follia che si proiettano sullo sfondo di paesaggi urbani colti nella loro «sensazione dinamica» o di fenomeni naturali intesi come epifanie del divino, mentre affiorano continuamente gli echi della giovinezza in Russia, degli anni universitari in Inghilterra, del periodo émigré in Germania e Francia, e infine del soggiorno in quell’America che – come egli stesso ebbe a dire – andava through through inventando, dopo aver inventato l’Europa.

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New PDF release: The Real Thing and Other Tales

By James Baar

the genuine factor and different stories is a mosaic of brief narrative fiction looking to refine golden fact from leaden spin.

The 28 person stories pieced into the mosaic stream ahead in 4 stages: Fog and Spin, Icy Water and chilly Turkey, symptoms and Portents, Epiphanies. those stories probe the various similar old dilemmas: unfastened will, corruption, perversion of fact, God and probability, honor and threat, hinges of background. artwork and fakery become a tremendous leitmotif. All of those stories dwell within the context of human background and confront effectively and unsuccessfully in our time the demanding situations of evil, cultural relativism, wish and religion. sometimes, the gods intervene.

The forged of avid gamers is vast: outdated and new warriors, politically right teachers, princes, pols, saints, nukey-boat commanders, nerds and quants, spies, thieves. Scenes shift around the final millennia from Chartres to Venice to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre; from the ruins of the dual Towers to the ruins of Berlin; from St. Petersburg and London to Rome, Jerusalem and Los Angles; from the mid-Atlantic ground to long island and the primeval woods of Upstate long island.

Like all mosaics, items of the true factor and different stories might be saw individually. yet , like several mosaics, it's best saw as a whole.

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Download e-book for kindle: A Man Melting: Short Stories by Craig Cliff

By Craig Cliff

A startlingly unique selection of brief tales that was once winner of the 2011 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for most sensible First Book.A son concerns he's changing into too excellent a duplicate of his father. The co-owner of a weightloss camp for youths reveals himself operating the black industry in chocolate bars. a guy starts off melting and not anything can cease it, no longer even poetry. This excellent number of tales through a thrilling new expertise strikes from the intense and practical to the funny and outlandish, every one tale copying a component from the former piece in one of those evolutionary chain. Amid pigeons with a flavor for cigarette ash, a rash of moa sightings, and the id trouble of an imaginary buddy, the characters in those eighteen exciting tales search for how you can reconnect with humans and the area round them, whether that implies befriending a robber wielding an iguana.

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Get Di corsa, di nascosto (Italian Edition) PDF

By Botti Francesco

Otto racconti che hanno come protagonisti maschi omosessuali, al di là dello stereotipo tipicamente italiano dove identità e orientamento coincidono. Vicende di uomini che si amano, si aiutano, si vendicano, sognano e lottano come tutti gli altri, ma spesso di corsa e di nascosto. Come il giovanissimo Ettore, tutto preso a capire il mondo fingendo di essere eterosessuale, tra scrupoli religiosi e ormoni da domare. Storie veloci, excessive, di resistenza e di dignità, oppure di giochi esclusivi tra maschi che s'incontrano tra i profumi dei giardini botanici o nelle tenebre degli annunci through web. Segreti mantenuti in keeping with anni e poi rivelati in un attimo, nella nitida luce delle campagne toscane o tra gli ingorghi esistenziali di una Milano frettolosa. Racconti notturni. Notti dalle quali scappare in punta di piedi according to le scale, senza farsi vedere, perché sarebbe sempre e comunque difficile spiegare. Notti vissute tra amici, eroi oppure vigliacchi, uniti e solidali nel risolvere situazioni improvvise o complici di scoperte scabrose. Militanti senza slogan o parate, presi a salvare se stessi, ma anche los angeles memoria dell'amore e dei legami che proprio nell'urgenza si risaldano.

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Download PDF by Jon Gee Ruez: The Bottomless Pit

By Jon Gee Ruez

The Bottomless Pit is a quick fiction tale in accordance with a bankruptcy within the Bible, Revelation bankruptcy 9 (King James Version). This tale describes a suite of occasions as advised through Paul, the most personality, who unearths himself misplaced and careworn over a chain of occasions that transpire out of his regulate over a interval of approximately years. it truly is set in present instances or even a few years into the long run. The surroundings is on or close to a countrywide woodland someplace within the northwestern usa. This tale illustrates the short-sightedness of guy and his lack of ability to alter his nature despite occasions that ensue in his atmosphere. a couple of are deeply impacted, however the majority of individuals proceed with existence as usual.

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420 North: Stories from a Small Mormon Town and the Road by Alex Peterson PDF

By Alex Peterson

should you rather depart domestic you can’t move back—you will go back a vacationer on your personal city. those tales were amassed from notebooks and outdated desktop documents. a few tales are approximately dwelling in a small Mormon city and others are approximately touring. i admire either, yet provided that i will shuttle. an excessive amount of domestic and that i get shuttle sick—too a lot commute and that i get homesick. The stability of defense and event isn't complete.

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Download PDF by Zhu Wen: Dollari la mia passione (Narratori) (Italian Edition)

By Zhu Wen

Cosa pensano, come si comportano gli abitanti di un paese che cambia? Il protagonista di questi straordinari racconti è tanto smarrito quanto determinato a trovare una sua strada nel momento in cui le tutele svaniscono, ogni forma di protezione e di costrizione evapora in un contesto di stupita incertezza. Il suo sguardo ricorda quello di un Buster Keaton, comicamente affondato nel nonsense. Individui sradicati e inconcludenti, ossessionati dai soldi, si aggirano sullo sfondo di scenari urbani della Cina contemporanea, fra ospedali che non funzionano, fabbriche sull’orlo del fallimento, strade sovraffollate, stanze anguste condivise da più inquilini.
Bassezze e meschinità di un’umanità confusa e variegata sono oggetto della spietata satira dell’autore, sempre tenuta sul filo della tensione in step with ciò che attende il protagonista: il medesimo narratore che, in diversi momenti della propria esistenza, affronta mafiosi di provincia, operai sull’orlo di una crisi di nervi, dipendenti di cliniche deepest che seguono ancora i dettami comunisti, un padre al quale trovare una prostituta in line with los angeles sua visita in città… Le storie di Zhu Wen dipingono con umorismo e schiettezza los angeles tragicomica realtà quotidiana in una società intrappolata fra capitalismo e comunismo, caratterizzata da un febbrile individualismo e da improvvise esplosioni di violenza: e Zhu Wen sembra non saper se piangere o ridere a crepapelle.

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The Necromouser and Other Magical Cats by Mary Lowd PDF

By Mary Lowd

An indignant cat who discovers the techno-mystical skill to elevate mice from the dead...

A ravenous kitten who discovers a mystery hidden within the San Francisco bay...

A witch's cat, a scientist's cat, and a cat who acknowledges no owner...

In this assortment, stick to the adventures of the loved tabby cat Shreddy as he faces off with zombies, ghosts, gryphons, foolhardy canine, and every type of family appliances.

Then meet a sequence of cats whose tales will take you from heartbreak to pleasure, exhibiting the magic in our personal international during the mirrored image of a cat's eyes.

Necromouser comprises 4 all new tales and 5 Ursa significant nominated tales, together with "Shreddy and the Carnivorous Plant."

Contains the subsequent tales via Mary Lowd:

The Necromouser
Shreddy and the Zomb-dogs
Shreddy and the Silver Egg
Shreddy and the Christmas Ghost
Shreddy and the Dancing Dragon
Shreddy and the Carnivorous Plant
Songs of Fish and Flowers
Katelynn the Mythic Mouser
The Wharf Cat’s Mermaid
Magtwilla and the Mouse
Cold Tail and the Eyes
All the Cats of the Rainbow
In a Cat’s Eyes

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