Download E-books One Day Closer to Death: Eight Stabs at Immortality PDF

By Bradley Denton

Along with his 4 acclaimed novels, Bradley Denton has established himself to be essentially the most unique and gifted fantasists at paintings at the present time. This new quantity reprints seven inventive visions of demise and existence, together with a glance at Lenny Bruce within the afterlife, a story of what-might-have-been from the lifetime of Mark Twain, and a trip to the "conflagration artist", and and provides an extended bankruptcy within the saga of Jimmy Blackburn, "Blackburn Bakes Cookies" .

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Download E-books Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul: Stories of Canine Companionship, Comedy and Courage (Chicken Soup for the Soul) PDF

By Jack Canfield, Carol Kline

From intriguing and exciting money owed of braveness and humor to heartwarming stories of therapeutic and studying, every one touching tale during this e-book will encourage puppy fanatics to have a good time within the detailed bond they percentage with their canines partners.

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Download E-books A Change Is Coming PDF

By P.M. Thomas

A switch Is Coming four colleges to benefit approximately Cooperation in Face of weather Dynamics

As a part of this undertaking, the place through the 15 Educator's versions (and growing), representing the main effected populations of weather Dynamic results, we inform a sequence of news approximately Endangered Species and the way they search new houses within the face of "The Change".

"A switch Is Coming" is a narrative sequence approximately variation, so we're asking faculties round our global to take part during this crusade by way of reviewing and enhancing the local Language(courtesy of Google Translate) variations.

We will free up the Language abilities variations compatible for bicultural studying for six to eleven 12 months previous periods within the desire that local Language lecturers can paintings with the Google Translate versions and assessment them to be revised and further to Our transforming into library with 70 Language variants of narrated tales approximately Adapting to weather Change.

For additional info on changing into a part of this foreign attempt to deliver stability to the weather swap dialog, e-mail us @ ebooks4good@gmail.com

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Download E-books The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories PDF

From Lovecraft to Borges to Gaiman, a century of intrepid literary experimentation has created a corpus of darkish and weird tales that go beyond all identified style barriers. jointly those tales shape The Weird, and its practitioners contain a number of the maximum names in 20th and twenty-first century literature.

Exotic and esoteric, The bizarre plunges you into darkish domain names and brings you eyeball to eyeball with surreal monstrosities. you will not locate any elves or wizards here...but you will discover the most important, boldest, and downright so much unusual tales from the final hundred years sure jointly within the greatest bizarre assortment ever assembled.
The bizarre features a hundred and ten tales through an all-star solid, from literary legends to foreign bestsellers to Booker Prize winners: together with William Gibson, George R. R. Martin, Stephen King, Angela Carter, Kelly hyperlink, Franz Kafka, China Miéville, Clive Barker, Haruki Murakami, M. R. James, Neil Gaiman, Mervyn Peake, and Michael Chabon.

The Weird is the winner of the 2012 international myth Award for most sensible Anthology

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Download E-books Judge Dee at Work: Eight Chinese Detective Stories (Judge Dee Mysteries) PDF

The 8 brief tales in Judge Dee at Work hide a decade in which the pass judgement on served in 4 diverse provinces of the T’ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a basic within the chinese language military to the homicide of a lonely poet in his backyard pavilion, the situations listed here are one of the such a lot memorable within the pass judgement on Dee series.

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Download E-books Collected Stories, Volume 3: The Star PDF

By Arthur C. Clarke

One of many 35 publication (digital-only) 2012 RosettaBooks releases comprising the entire Arthur C. Clarke Collection.

In the identify tale of this striking assortment, a bunch of cosmonauts discovers the continues to be of a complicated civilization in a distant big name system—destroyed whilst their sunlight went supernova. They locate that the civilization was once similar to Earth's—and that its humans knew in their coming doom centuries sooner than it happened. What they locate leads their leader astrophysicist—also a Jesuit priest—into a deep hindrance of religion, sparked by means of a stunning revelation that has implications not only for history—but for religion.

This number of brief tales demonstrates not just Clarke's technological imagination—but additionally a deep poetic sensibility that led him to examine the philosophical and ethical implications of technological advances. those tales display the diversity of his imaginative and prescient as an author—based on either our clinical capability and the deeper elements of the human situation.

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Download E-books The Mandarin and Other Stories (Dedalus European Classics) PDF

Eca de Queiroz's sharply satirical paintings aimed to show the hypocrisies of his age. within the Mandarin his lascivious anti-heroes Teodoro and Teodorico,are dragged from their slender Lisbon lives into unique encounters with chinese language mandarins, the satan (in the guise of a dark-suited civil servant)and Jesus Christ Himself. This brief novel is observed by way of the quick tales Jose Matias, The Hanged guy and The Idiosyncrasies of a tender blonde lady.

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Download E-books The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, Volume 2: The Return of Sherlock Holmes, His Last Bow & The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes PDF

By Arthur Conan Doyle

Publish yr note: First released in 2005
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The booklet of Leslie S. Klinger's incredible new annotations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's vintage Holmes brief tales in 2004 created a Holmes sensation. to be had back in an attractively-priced variation similar to the 1st, other than this version has no outer slipcase (Volume One is accessible separately).

Inside, readers will locate the entire brief tales from The go back of Sherlock Holmes, His final Bow and The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, with a cornucopia of insights: newcomers will reap the benefits of Klinger's insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; heritage fanatics will enjoy the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural info; Sherlockian enthusiasts will puzzle over tantalizing new theories; paintings enthusiasts will thrill to the 450-plus illustrations, which make this the main lavishly illustrated version of the Holmes stories ever produced. the hot Annotated Sherlock Holmes illuminates the undying genius of Arthur Conan Doyle for a wholly new new release of readers.

Literary Awards
Anthony Award Nominee for top severe Nonfiction (2006)

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Download E-books The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg PDF

By Deborah Eisenberg

"One of America's best writers."―San Francisco Chronicle "Concentrated bursts of perfection."―The Times (London) "Shimmering tales that own the ability and style to maneuver us." ―The ny occasions "Exhilarating."―Harper's journal "Outstanding."―Christian technology computer screen "Eisenberg easily writes like nobody else."―Elle "Eisenberg's tales own the entire steely fantastic thing about a knife wrapped in velvet."―The Boston Globe "Dazzling."―Time Out manhattan "Magic."―Newsweek "Comic, dependent and pitch perfect."―Vanity reasonable "One of the good fiction writers residing in the USA today."―The Dallas Morning information "There usually are not many modern novels as shudderingly intimate and mordantly humorous as Eisenberg's most sensible stories."―The ny instances e-book Review

Since 1986 with the e-book of her first tale assortment, Deborah Eisenberg has dedicated herself to writing "exquisitely distilled tales" which "present an strangely special portrait of up to date American existence" to cite the MacArthur beginning. This one quantity brings jointly Transactions in a foreign currency echange (1986), lower than the 82nd Airborne (1992), throughout Atlantis (1997) and her most up-to-date collection-Twilight of the Superheroes (2006).

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