Download E-books Winter Dreams: Short Story PDF

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

Middle-class Dexter eco-friendly has vast dreams—to someday be as elite because the “old-money” households he works for every day as a golfing caddy. whilst Dexter returns to the golfing membership because the visitor of the lads he as soon as caddied for, he meets his undoing within the mesmerizing Judy Jones.

First released in Metropolitan Magazine in 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Winter goals” was once thought of via the writer to be the 1st draft of The nice Gatsby. it truly is his most well-liked and republished brief tale in the Gatsby-cluster.

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By Junot Díaz

El lector tiene en sus manos una colección de relatos que viene precedida de una enorme expectación. Su autor, seleccionado por Newsweek como uno de los diez nuevos rostros para el noventa y seis, nos transporta desde los pueblos y parajes polvorientos de su tierra natal, l. a. República Dominicana, hasta los barrios industrials y el paisaje urbano de New Jersey, bajo un horizonte de chimeneas humeantes. l. a. obra triunfal que marcó el arranque literario de Junot Díaz puede ahora disfrutarse en una edición en español que conserva en su integridad los angeles fuerza desabrida y los angeles delicadeza del texto original.Los niños y jóvenes que pueblan las páginas de Negocios gravitan sin sosiego por territorios marginales, a mitad de camino entre los angeles inocencia y l. a. experiencia, entre los angeles curiosidad infantil y los angeles crueldad más descarnada. Criados en hogares abandonados por el padre, donde todo se sostiene gracias a los angeles férrea abegación de los angeles madre, estos adolescentes acarician sueños de independencia, asomándose con recelo a un mundo donde intuyen que no hay un lugar reservado para ellos. En estos diez relatos l. a. prosa de Junot Díaz oscila con sabiduría entre el humor, los angeles desolación y l. a. ternura, desplegando en cada página un estilo palpitante de vida.

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Download E-books The Penguin Book of First World War Stories (Penguin Classics) PDF

An anthology of significant struggle brief tales by way of British writers, either recognized and lesser-known authors, women and men, throughout the battle and after its end

These tales may be able to illustrate the effect of the good battle on British society and tradition and the various modes during which brief fiction contributed to the war's literature. the choice covers diverse sessions: the battle years themselves, the well-known increase years of the past due Nineteen Twenties to the newer prior within which the 1st global warfare has bought new cultural interest.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts superior by means of introductions and notes through amazing students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Fools: Stories PDF

By Joan Silber

LONGLISTED FOR THE nationwide booklet AWARD. “Emotionally, it’s excellent. ‘Linked’ doesn’t start to describe the advanced net Silber has woven. . . . appealing, difficult and wise.”—New York occasions e-book Review

while is it clever to be a idiot for anything? What makes humans are looking to be higher than they're? From ny to India to Paris, from the Catholic employee flow to Occupy Wall road, the characters in Joan Silber’s fabulous new tale cycle take on this query head-on.

Vera, the shy, anarchist daughter of missionary mom and dad, leaves her kinfolk for romance and activism in manhattan. A new release later, her personal doubting daughter insists at the fact of being of 2 minds, even in marriage. The adulterous son of a Florida resort proprietor steals cash from his kin and departs for Paris, the place he is taking up with a tender girl and reveals himself outsmarted in flip. Fools ponders the circle of winners and losers, dupers and duped, and the fee we pay for our beliefs.

Fools is a luminous, clever, and profitable paintings of fiction from the writer for whom the Boston Globe acknowledged, "No different author could make a couple of small judgements ripple around the globe, and throughout time, with extra subtlety and power."

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Download E-books When It Happens to You: A Novel in Stories PDF

By Molly Ringwald

Tales of affection, loss, and betrayal are on the middle of When It occurs to You, the debut tale assortment from actress and writer Molly Ringwald.

A Hollywood icon, Ringwald outlined the teenage event within the eighties in such vintage motion pictures as Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, and Sixteen Candles. Now the superstar of ABC Family’s hit sequence, The mystery lifetime of the yank Teenager, and writer of the bestselling memoir Getting the gorgeous Back, Ringwald brings that very same compelling candor she displayed in her movie roles to the unforgettable characters she has created during this sequence of associated tales concerning the specific demanding situations, joys, and disappointments of grownup relationships.

Here are tales that grapple with infertility and infidelity, popularity and familial discord, in an impressive assortment that may resonate commonly with readers—from lovers of Melissa Banks to Meg Wolitzer to Lorrie Moore. 

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Download E-books The State of the Art PDF

By Iain M. Banks

The first ever number of Iain Banks' brief fiction, this quantity comprises the acclaimed novella, The state-of-the-art. it is a remarkable addition to the starting to be physique of tradition lore, and provides definition and scale to the former works by utilizing the Earth of 1977 as distinction. the opposite tales within the assortment diversity from technological know-how fiction to horror, dark-coated fable to morality story. All endure the indefinable stamp of Iain Banks' wonderful talent.

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Download E-books Carnal Surgery PDF

Post-mortem fetishes, crippled intercourse slaves, a serial killer who retains the palms of his sufferers, govt conspiracies, lifeless police officers and doomed pornographers. From working room morality performs to a city that serves up piss and cum combined beverages, this is often the unusual and stressful global of Edward Lee. From probably the most infamous, debatable, and severe voices in horror fiction comes a brand new choice of depravity and terror. Carnal surgical procedure collects 11 of Lee's so much wanted stories of intercourse and dismemberment.

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Download E-books Dangerous Visions (SF Masterworks) PDF

By Harlan Ellison

Anthologies seldom make heritage, yet risky Visions is a grand exception. Harlan Ellison's 1967 choice of technological know-how fiction tales set a virtually impossibly excessive common, as greater than a part dozen of its tales received significant awards - now not outstanding with a members record that reads like a who is who of 20th-century SF:

Evensong via Lester del Rey * Flies through Robert Silverberg * The Day After the Day the Martians got here by means of Frederik Pohl * Riders of the crimson salary by way of Philip José Farmer * The Malley process by way of Miriam Allen deFord * A Toy for Juliette through Robert Bloch * The Prowler within the urban on the fringe of the area by means of Harlan Ellison * The evening that each one Time Broke Out through Brian W. Aldiss * the guy Who Went to the Moon - two times by way of Howard Rodman * religion of Our Fathers by way of Philip ok. Dick * The Jigsaw guy by way of Larry Niven * Gonna Roll the Bones by way of Fritz Leiber * Lord Randy, My Son by means of Joe L. Hensley * Eutopia by means of Poul Anderson * Incident in Moderan and The Escaping by way of David R. Bunch * The Doll-House via James move * intercourse and/or Mr. Morrison via Carol Emshwiller * Shall the airborne dirt and dust compliment Thee? via Damon Knight * If All males have been Brothers, may You permit One Marry Your Sister? by means of Theodore Sturgeon * What occurred to Auguste Clarot? by means of Larry Eisenberg * Ersatz by way of Henry Slesar * move, move, pass, acknowledged the poultry through Sonya Dorman * The satisfied Breed by means of John Sladek * stumble upon with a Hick by means of Jonathan model * From the govt. Printing workplace by means of Kris Neville * Land of the nice Horses via R. A. Lafferty * the popularity by means of J. G. Ballard * Judas by means of John Brunner * try out to Destruction by means of Keith Laumer * Carcinoma Angels via Norman Spinrad * Auto-da-Fé by means of Roger Zelazny * Aye, and Gomorrah by way of Samuel R. Delany

Unavailable for 15 years, this large anthology now returns to print, as appropriate now as while it was once first released.

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Download E-books A Grande Fome: Contos (1932-1959) PDF

By John Fante

This is a Portuguese translation of "The mammoth Hunger".

Livro inédito no Brasil do autor de Pergunte ao pó
Essas pérolas não publicadas foram descobertas pelo biógrafo do autor John Fante. São histórias divertidas, muitas sobre a infância de Fante, reunidas em um exemplar que inaugura o novo projeto gráfico da obra dele. Textos exemplares do estilo único e brilhante de John Fante, que vão agradar aos fãs do autor.

Nesta antologia inédita, John Fante, epítome da geração de autores imersos na contracultura norte-americana, desfila seus personagens costumeiros: imigrantes, escritores miseráveis, crianças travessas e incógnitos (extra)ordinários. Uma seleção póstuma, composta de tesouros literários da period pré-beatniks, que dá voz uma última vez aos pequenos, vagabundos e expatriados que habitam a obra de Fante.

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Download E-books The Call of Cthulhu and Other Dark Tales (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) PDF

“The 20th century’s maximum practitioner of the vintage horror story” – Stephen King approximately H. P. Lovecraft

 

H. P. Lovecraft’s fiction unearths a universe that's vaster, darker, and stranger than whatever formerly imagined. His “cosmic horror” displays a chiefly sleek philosophical trust procedure within which humans are considered as insignificant in mild of the vastness of time and area. The particularly Lovecraftian twist in this apocalyptic premise is that it really is alien forces and powers at paintings within the universe that own the opportunity of the final word destruction of mankind. 

 

Reprinted listed here are a lot of Lovecraft’s most renowned works, together with “The name of Cthulhu” (1928), “The Dunwich Horror” (1929), and “The Shadow Over Innsmouth” (1936).  those tales will introduce readers to Lovecraft’s pantheon of “gods,” his attribute issues, his fictitious New England geography and, in fact, the Necronomicon, Lovecraft’s recognized invented e-book of occult secrets.

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