Keywords: Literary Fiction
Year of publication: 2004
The Secret Agent A Simple Tale by Joseph Conrad TO H. G. WELLS THE CHRONICLER OF MR LEWISHAMS LOVE THE BIOGRAPHER OF KIPPS AND THE HISTORIAN OF THE AGES TO COME THIS SIMPLE TALE OF THE XIX CENTURY IS AFFECTIONATELY OFFERED CHAPTER I MrVerloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brotherinlaw. It could be done, because there was very little business at any time, and practically none at all before the evening. MrVerloc cared but little about his ostensible business. ...
Keywords: Anarchists Bombings Classics Conspiracies Criticism Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Literary Literature - Classics London (England) Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Political Political fiction Radicalism Royal Greenwich Observatory
Lilian Jackson Braun
Year of publication: 2005
THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS LILIAN JACKSON BRAUN, 2005 PROLOGUE Break a leg, Fran, honey Break a leg, Alden Break a leg, Derek, old boy It was opening night of the new play in Pickax City 400 miles north of everywhere, and the actors were receiving the traditional bonhomie from well-wishers. The theatre club was doing Oscar Wildes comedy of absurd upper-class manners: The Importance of Being Earnest. Fran Brodie, interior designer, was playing Gwendolen. The male lead was being done by Alden Wade, ...
Keywords: Animals Authors Biography & Autobiography Cat owners Cats Country life Detective Editors Fiction Fiction & related items Fiction - Mystery General General & Literary Fiction Jim (Fictitious cha Jim (Fictitious character) Journalists Juvenile Fiction Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Cat Sleuths Mystery & Detective - General Pets Police Procedural Publishers Qwilleran Siamese cat Suspense Women Sleuths Yum Yum (Fictitious character Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun)
Year of publication: 2018
Babylon Yasmina Reza Translated by Linda Asher for Didier Martiny The world isnt tidy its a mess. I dont try to make it neat. GARRY WINOGRAND Hes against a wall, in the street. Standing there in suit and tie. He has ears that stick out, a frightened glance, short white hair. Hes thin, narrow shoulders. Hes holding out a maga-zine with the word awake on it. The photo caption reads Jehovahs WitnessLos Angeles. The picture dates from 1955. He looked like a little boy. Hes been dead a long time. He ...
Keywords: crime and mystery french crime novel literary fiction literary fiction in translation literature in translation memory fiction murder mystery murder romance novel in translation Prix Renaudot
Year of publication: 2014
Contents Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Last Words About the Author To the real Jonathan Seagull, who lives within us all JonathanLivingstonSeagull.com It was morning, and the new sun sparkled gold across the ripples of a gentle sea. A mile from shore a fishing boat chummed the water, and the word for Breakfast Flock flashed through the air, till a crowd of a thousand seagulls came to dodge and fight for bits of food. It was another busy day beginning. But way off alone, out by himself ...
Keywords: American Classics Contemporary Contemporary Fiction Encyclopedias Fairy Tales Fantasy Fiction Genre Fiction Inspirational Literary Literary Fiction Literature & Fiction Metaphysical Mythology & Folk Tales Reference Religion & Spirituality Science Fiction & Fantasy Spirituality United States
Year of publication: 2009
Jeremy Robinson Pulse DEDICATION For Hilaree, again, my best, still EPIGRAPH If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way. Bertrand Russell Where does the violet tint end and ...
Keywords: Action and Adventure Antiquities Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Genetic Engineering Geneticists Horror Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Mystery & Detective Science Fiction Special forces (Military science) Suspense Suspense fiction Thriller
Year of publication: 2016
Stephen King THE GREEN MILE VOLUME III COFFEYS HANDS 1 LOOKING BACK through what Ive written, I see that I called Georgia Pines, where I now live, a nursing home. The folks who run the place wouldnt be very happy with that According to the brochures they keep in the lobby and send out to prospective clients, its a state-of-the-art retirement complex for the elderly. It even has a Resource Centerthe brochure says so. The folks who have to live here the brochure doesnt call us inmates, but ...
Keywords: Crime Literary Fiction Mystery Paranormal Serial Killers Supernatural Suspense Two Hours or More (65-100 Pages)
Year of publication: 2016
Stephen King THE GREEN MILE VOLUME II THE MOUSE ON THE MILE 1 THE NURSING HOME where I am crossing my last bunch of ts and dotting my last mess of is is called Georgia Pines. Its about sixty miles from Atlanta and about two hundred light-years from life as most peoplepeople under the age of eighty, lets saylive it. You who are reading this want to be careful that there isnt a place like it waiting in your future. Its not a cruel place, not for the most part theres cable TV, the foods good ...
Keywords: 90 Minutes (44-64 Pages) Crime Literary Fiction Mystery Paranormal Serial Killers Supernatural Suspense
Year of publication: 2016
Stephen King THE GREEN MILE VOLUME I THE TWO DEAD GIRLS Foreword: A Letter October 27, 1995 Dear Constant Reader, Life is a capricious business. The story which begins in this little book exists in this form because of a chance remark made by a realtor I have never met. This happened a year ago, on Long Island. Ralph Vicinanza, a longtime friend and business associate of mine what he does mostly is to sell foreign publishing rights for books and stories, had just rented a house there. The ...
Keywords: Crime Literary Fiction Mystery Serial Killers Supernatural Suspense Two Hours or More (65-100 Pages)
Year of publication: 2010
The Work is Innocent by Rafael Yglesias For My Parents Throughout his later boyhood and into his earlier manhood the youth is always striving away from his home and the things of it. With whatever pain he suffers through the longing for them, he must deny them he must cleave to the world and the things of it that is his fate, that is the condition of all achievement and advancement for him. He will be many times contemptible, he will be mean and selfish upon occasion but he can scarcely ...
Keywords: & & book Coming of Age ebook Fiction General Humor Genre Fiction Humor Humor Humorous Literary Literary Fiction Literature Satire
Year of publication: 1988
The Twenty-Seventh City by Jonathan Franzen This story is set in a year somewhat like 1984 and in a place very much like St. Louis. Many actual public achievements, policies and products have been attributed to various characters and groups these should not be confused with any actual person or organization. The lives and opinions of the characters are entirely imaginary. To my parents Praise for the Twenty-Seventh City Unsettling and visionaryThe Twenty-Seventh City is not a novel that can be ...
Keywords: & & & Fiction Literary Literary Fiction Literature Mystery Mystery; Thriller Suspense Suspense Suspense Thrillers United States
John Dos Passos
Year of publication: 2013
The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos Foreword Given neither to he-man esthetics, like Hemingway, nor to the romance of self-destruction, like Fitzgerald, John Dos Passos, their friend and contemporary he was born in 1896was a modest self-effacing person, an inveterate wanderer who liked to hike through foreign places and sit down for a drink with strangers and listen to their stories. He saw literature as reportage. He admired the plain style of Defoe, and he read Thackerays Vanity Fair, ...
Keywords: & Classics Contemporary Fiction Fiction Historical Literary Literary Fiction Literature