Download The Storyteller: Tales out of Loneliness by Walter Benjamin,Paul Klee,Esther Leslie PDF

By Walter Benjamin,Paul Klee,Esther Leslie

A attractive selection of the mythical thinker’s brief stories

The Storyteller gathers for the 1st time the fiction of the mythical critic and thinker Walter Benjamin, most sensible identified for his groundbreaking stories of tradition and literature, together with Illuminations, One-Way highway and The Arcades venture. His tales experience the erotic tensions of urban existence, move the brink among rational and hallucinatory geographical regions, rejoice the significance of video games, and delve into the bizarre courting among playing and fortune-telling, and discover the subjects that outlined Benjamin. The novellas, fables, histories, aphorisms, parables and riddles during this assortment are dropped at existence by means of the playful imagery of the modernist artist and Bauhaus determine Paul Klee.

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Download An Unrehearsed Desire by Lauren B. Davis PDF

By Lauren B. Davis

The fifteen tales during this superb assortment variety from the tale of a heart-broken father coming to phrases with the drug-overdose dying of his son, a tender lady outsmarting a pedophile in the course of what she calls, “the summer season of bare men,” and a super yet socially awkward lady who offers with betrayal via taking up the character of a undergo.
Weaving those tales jointly is the concept that what one desires and what one wishes aren't consistently an identical issues. In “It should be Serious,” a baby needs to choose from the protection of her mother’s controlling over-indulgence and the broader, extra harmful international. In “Snow Like Silence,” a girl who professes a yearning for solitude unearths herself extra remoted than she ever imagined through a freak ice-storm, and in “Nice Guy,” a guy who thinks who understands every little thing he must approximately love is taught a lesson through a broken woman from his formative years.
This assortment maintains the acclaimed author’s exploration into her characters’ mental landscapes and guarantees her acceptance as a author of razor-sharp mind and deep compassion.

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Download Italia Tua (Italian Edition) by Federico Bruno Palmieri PDF

By Federico Bruno Palmieri

Bruno Ruggiero, studente di medicina che ha perso tutto, compresa los angeles voglia di completare i suoi studi, si ritrova catapultato in un viaggio folle, in compagnia di uno specializzando che lavora nel suo stesso ospedale, ma che si rivela essere più di quanto si poteva aspettare. Tra politica, alcol, sesso, nuovi mondi, tra viaggi alla Kerouac e visioni in stile H.S.Thompson, i protagonisti attraverseranno l'Italia intera in pochi giorni, con il solo scopo di cambiarla scuotendola dalle fondamenta.

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Download Swing in the House and Other Stories by Anand Anita PDF

By Anand Anita

Swing within the House paints an completely modern portrait of Canadian households of their such a lot deepest moments. Anand pulls again the curtains to bare the unstated complexities in the glossy domestic, from sibling rivalries to fracturing marriages, informal racism to broken egos, hidden homosexuality to psychological disease. every one of those tales deals a deftly-constructed morality play. within the novella-length identify tale, a tender mom timidly explores the chances of an affair to relieve the suffocation of a loveless marriage, to harmful impression. In “Indelible Markers,” a lady traveling in Greece learns that starting to be up with a schizophrenic father has affected her relationships with males. In “Something Steady,” a lonely, mentally challenged teenager vents his anger on a co-worker’s boyfriend. all through, Anand’s incisive intelligence, sharp prose, and sly wit infuse darkish undercurrents into those seventeen cautionary tales.

Advance Praise:

These tales are choked with undercurrents that disturb the outside, and those disturbances, of their flip, dazzle as they replicate mild. Anita Anand is a delicate observer of human behaviour and, simply because she is unafraid to discover difficult
emotions, her tales reveal–in large strokes and sophisticated shadings–glimpses of truth.

–Elise Moser, writer of Lily and Taylor and Because i've got enjoyed and Hidden It.

This is a smart, guaranteed and beautifully clever assortment that says the arriving of a thrilling new expertise. –Dennis Bock

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Download A Trophy for the Mind by Mayo R. DeLilly III PDF

By Mayo R. DeLilly III

"Every tale opens a door into the realm of an author’s mind's eye. a narrative entertains, informs, makes us think.
Take a trip besides Mayo R. DeLilly, III as he provides his inaugural paintings of brief tales. Meet an investigator who reveals out greater than he bargained for whilst he makes an attempt to retrieve a manuscript from a reclusive author. Take an afternoon journey with an aged couple who metes out their very own model of justice. strive against with one physician’s struggles and supreme self-sacrifice. adventure one other physician’s redemption and conquer the darkness in his personal soul. proportion how a tender boy’s love of books conquers lack of knowledge and loneliness. when you dare, dance besides a blues participant and his “magical” guitar.
Reading enriches us all. So placed your ft up, chill out and enjoy!"

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Download C'est la vie !: Nouvelles (Mon petit éditeur) (French by Martine Stof PDF

By Martine Stof

« C'est l. a. vie ! », nouvelles déclinées en deux temps. « On y passe tous ! » : mourir ne se passe pas forcément mal. Certains y aspirent, le décident ou sont surpris de ce qu'ils découvrent au-delà. « Vivre » : tendre vers ses rêves. Rencontrer l'autre, l'aimer – trop ou mal, parfois. Partir et revenir avec plus ou moins de bonheur et de réussite. Se souvenir... ou pas. Autant de events explorées à travers des personnages hauts en couleur avec légèreté et humour. « C'est los angeles vie ! », c'est aussi s'amuser !

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Download The "Thirty Minute Series" of Short Stories:: Volume 2 by Ian McPhee PDF

By Ian McPhee

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These brief tales are so as to add ‘flesh and blood’ to characters which are pointed out just once within the Bible—sometimes no longer even through identify. They have been dwelling, respiring humans, similar to you and that i.

Of path, the characters’ lives portrayed listed here are fictional and merely exist within the author’s brain, yet their come upon is correct and trustworthy. the writer has taken liberties with those characters, for there's not anything identified, or recorded approximately all people pointed out. even if, all of them had something in universal: all of them had a life-changing come across with the Son of God. an afternoon that will swap their lives forever!

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Download El informe de Brodie (Spanish Edition) by Jorge Luis Borges PDF

By Jorge Luis Borges

Un volumen que recoge as soon as cuentos directos, desnudos y sencillos, fruto de l. a. lenta madurez del gran escritor que es Borges.

«En aquel momento despatchedí que algo estaba ocurriéndonos o, mejor dicho, que ya había ocurrido. De algún modo ya éramos otros.»

Gran parte de estos cuentos giran en torno al cumplimiento de un destino que se repite y que suele prefigurar un enfrentamiento. A veces los protagonistas son los hombres, como en «El otro duelo» o «Guayaquil»; otras son sus armas: dos cuchillos que se buscan largamente hasta por fin encontrarse y pelear. También puede ocurrir, como en «Historia de Rosendo Juárez», que en ese enfrentamiento uno se convierta en espejo del otro, uno sea él mismo y su enemigo. O que, como le sucede a Brodie, el otro le produzca horror y fascinación. as soon as relatos en los que el autor cube haber encontrado su verdadera voz: «La ya avanzada edad me ha enseñado los angeles resignación de ser Borges».

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Download Dr. Gloss und die Seelenwanderung: Erzählungen (textura) by Guy de Maupassant,Melanie Walz PDF

By Guy de Maupassant,Melanie Walz

Im adjust von fünfundzwanzig Jahren erlebte man de Maupassant die ersten Anzeichen einer ererbten syphilitischen Erkrankung. Das Entsetzen vor dem unausweichlichen Ende sollte ihn nie mehr verlassen; es stiftete ihn nicht nur zu einem vermeintlich tollkühnen Lebenswandel an, sondern es bildete auch den Fundus, aus dem er den Stoff für einige seiner beeindruckendsten Erzählungen bezog. Der vorliegende Band enthält neben Kabinettstücken des Wahnsinns aus Maupassants Feder die deutsche Erstveröffentlichung seiner frühen Burleske «Dr. Gloss und die Seelenwanderung», in der das Schreckliche noch humoristisch gemildert erscheint und dennoch seinen schwarzen Schatten bereits spürbar entfaltet. Eine echte Entdeckung!

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