Psychological Literary Fiction

Download e-book for iPad: The Collected Short Stories of Conrad Aiken by Conrad Aiken

By Conrad Aiken

This fundamental quantity, inclusive of the vintage tales “Silent Snow, mystery Snow” and “Mr. Arcularis,” is a testomony to the mind-blowing artistry of 1 of the 20 th century’s such a lot influential writers

a tender girl passes during the geographical region to go to her death grandmother for a last time. A cabbie, exhausted from a protracted day’s paintings, fights to get an intoxicated girl out of his taxi. a guy on his technique to a bachelor get together attempts to return to grips with the brutishness that lies inside of each gentleman—and reveals that Bacardi cocktails do not anything to help.
A grasp craftsman whose poetry and prose supply profound perception into the riddle of realization, Conrad Aiken thrills, disturbs, and evokes in all 41 of those astute and eloquent tales.

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Read e-book online War Porn PDF

By Roy Scranton

ISBN-10: 1616957158

ISBN-13: 9781616957155

ISBN-10: 1616958332

ISBN-13: 9781616958336

"One of the simplest and most annoying battle novels in years." 
—The Wall road magazine

“War porn,” n. movies, pictures, and narratives that includes photograph violence, usually introduced again from wrestle zones, seen voyeuristically or for emotional gratification. Such media are frequently awarded and circulated with out context, even though they're used as facts of battle crimes.

War porn is additionally, in Roy Scranton’s searing debut novel, a metaphor for the event of struggle within the age of the warfare on Terror, the fracturing and fragmentation of viewpoint, time, and self that afflicts infantrymen and civilians alike, the worldwide networks and face-to-face moments that suture our fragmented lives jointly. In War Porn three lives healthy inside one another like nesting dolls: a stressed younger girl at an end-of-summer barbeque in Utah; an American soldier in occupied Baghdad; and Qasim al-Zabadi, an Iraqi math professor, who faces the USA invasion of his kingdom with worry, denial, and perseverance. As War Porn cuts from the US to Iraq and again back, as domestic and hell merge, we come to determine the United States in the course of the eyes of the occupied, at the same time we see Qasim develop into a prisoner of the career. throughout the having a look glass of War Porn, Scranton finds the delicate humanity that connects americans and Iraqis, torturers and the tortured, victors and their victims.

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New PDF release: Onans Kirchen: Roman (German Edition)

By Christoph Braendle

ISBN-10: 3707603997

ISBN-13: 9783707603996

Simbabwe - Namibia - Bayreuth: Stationen für den Mythos um Parsifal und den Heiligen Gral; Zonen der Ekstasen und des Wahns; Chiffren für Selbstüberhöhung und für Seelenverlust; Kultstätten des männlichen Schöpfungswahns und des verzweifelten Kämpfens um eine unerfüllbare Liebe.

In Christoph Braendles neuem Buch träumt P. von einem Neuanfang in der afrikanischen Wildnis und der Liebe seines Lebens. Dabei lernt er eine Gegend kennen, die sich seinem Werben störrisch widersetzt, und er gerät ins Netz einer geheimnisvollen (w/32), von der er nur erfährt, dass sie Opern liebt, jene von Richard Wagner vor allem, und auf der Suche nach einem Mäzen ist, um in Wien Philosophie zu studieren...
"Onans Kirchen", das sind: zwei Tagebücher und ein short, geschrieben von einem, dem in Afrika die Wirklichkeit entgleitet; eine rauschhafte Reportage über liebgewordene Klischees und wahnhafte Männerfantasien; ein gewaltiges und gewalttätiges Stück Literatur voller intimer Momente und Grenzüberschreitungen, die von der Fremde in uns allen erzählen, und ein ziemlich anderes Afrikabuch.

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Warren Driggs's A Tortoise in the Road PDF

By Warren Driggs

ISBN-10: 1634138570

ISBN-13: 9781634138574

June 2, 2002, is a typical day for a handful of strangers using through the wilderness while a tortoise crosses the line, leading to a bad automobile collision that would attach the lives of those strangers forever.

Flash ahead many years, and Blake Morgan, a reporter who lined the collision, is assigned to supply an replace at the survivors for a human interest tale in his newspaper. He discovers that issues have got worse for the survivors: one has terminal melanoma, one other ALS, and a tender woman who have been rendered quadriplegic has fallen right into a deep depression. All of them have misplaced their will to dwell and search an everlasting finish to their suffering. fantastic scientific expenses, fearful heirs, govt, and faith all tug at their offerings. and may it also be their unique option to make?

A Tortoise within the Road is a daring and thought-provoking paintings that artfully explores the emotional, felony, and ethical controversy that surrounds assisted suicide today.

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Download e-book for kindle: Autopsie d’un rêveur: Littérature (French Edition) by Jean-Baptiste Destremau

By Jean-Baptiste Destremau

ISBN-10: 2315004888

ISBN-13: 9782315004881

Cette nuit-là, il fut réveillé en sursaut au milieu d’un songe. Il eut beau se retourner dans son lit, chercher le calme, ralentir sa respiratory pour recouvrer ses esprits, rien n’y healthy. Il avait oublié le rêve qu’il venait de quitter si brutalement. Au matin, il s’aperçut qu’il allait devoir passer los angeles journée sans un memento délectable de sa nuit.

Pierre Morel n’a aucun expertise particulier, si ce n’est une capacité tout à fait exceptionnelle à rêver. À forty ans, il remet en query sa vie bien rangée : à quoi bon vivre sans apporter à sept milliards d’hommes une parcelle de lui-même, sans signer son passage sur l. a. terre ? Il décide de tirer revenue de ses nuits en mettant à exécution ses songes. Mais si les rêves se transformaient en cauchemars ?
Un mystery qui nous entraîne dans les méandres psychologiques d’un individu able de créer sa propre folie.

Romancier, Jean-Baptiste Destremau est l’auteur de Sonate de l’assassin (Max Milo 2009) qui a reçu le Prix du most popular roman au pageant de Chambéry, et de Si par hasard (Max Milo 2010) qui fait actuellement l’objet d’une edition cinématographique.

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Wrinkles: A Novel by Charles Simmons PDF

By Charles Simmons

A brilliantly unique exam of the numerous facets that make up a life—from start, up and over the hill, and into the desolate tract of outdated age

A actually impressive and unique paintings of fiction, Wrinkles is the tale of a existence lived forty-four instances, from youth to maturity to outdated age. it's a tale of 1 guy, a author, who's born, who grows, who loves, who stops loving; who eats, sleeps, smokes, lies, boozes, cheats, regrets, has intercourse, has desires, and lives. in brief but in detail targeted chapters, each one overlaying a unmarried element of his existence from formative years via previous age, we get to understand this individual totally in the course of the small but telling incidents that make him who he's. He recalls the style of a cigarette, the texture of his military uniform, the odor of a lover, the unusual and unforeseen contact of a faculty professor’s hand, and such a lot of extra small studies that may by no means be shaken off.

At as soon as poignant, humorous, and troubling, Charles Simmons’s Wrinkles is a dissection of a standard life made striking via reflection—a wonderful social gathering of the not-so-simple act of being alive.

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Download PDF by Brit Bennett: The Mothers: A Novel

By Brit Bennett

ISBN-10: 0399184511

ISBN-13: 9780399184512

ISBN-10: 0735215405

ISBN-13: 9780735215405

ISBN-10: 0735288259

ISBN-13: 9780735288256

NBCC John Leonard First Novel Prize Finalist

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction Finalist
New York Public Library younger Lions Award Finalist
An NPR top publication of 2016
An Entertainment Weekly Best publication of 2016
A Vogue Magazine top booklet of the Year
A Goodreads selection Award Finalist
One of's most sensible Books of the Year

"Ferociously relocating … regardless of Bennett’s thrumming plot, regardless of the snap of her pacing, it’s the continuously deepening complexity of her characters that offers the book’s urgency." –The big apple instances booklet Review

"Luminous… engrossing and poignant, this can be one to not miss." –People, Pick of the Week 

"Fantastic… a publication that feels alive at the page." –The Washington Post

A fantastic debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, The moms is a shocking tale approximately younger love, a tremendous mystery in a small community—and the issues that eventually hang-out us most.

Set inside a modern black neighborhood in Southern California, Brit Bennett's spell binding first novel is an emotionally perceptive tale approximately group, love, and ambition. It starts off with a secret.

"All solid secrets and techniques have a style ahead of you inform them, and if we would taken a second to sleek this one round our mouths, we'd have spotted the sourness of an unripe mystery, plucked too quickly, stolen and handed round sooner than its season."

It is the final season of highschool lifestyles for Nadia Turner, a rebellious, grief-stricken, seventeen-year-old good looks. Mourning her personal mother's fresh suicide, she takes up with the neighborhood pastor's son. Luke Sheppard is twenty-one, a former soccer superstar whose harm has diminished him to ready tables at a diner. they're younger; it isn't severe. however the being pregnant that effects from this teenager romance—and the next cover-up—will have an effect that is going a ways past their adolescence. As Nadia hides her mystery from each person, together with Aubrey, her God-fearing ally, the years flow quick. quickly, Nadia, Luke, and Aubrey are full-fledged adults and nonetheless dwelling in debt to the alternatives they made that one beach summer season, stuck in a love triangle they need to conscientiously maneuver, and dogged by way of the consistent, nagging query: What in the event that they had selected in a different way? the probabilities of the line now not taken are a constant haunt.

In entrancing, lyrical prose, The moms asks even if a "what if" could be extra robust than an event itself. If, as time passes, we should dwell in servitude to the selections of our more youthful selves, to the groups that experience parented us, and to the choices we make that form our lives forever.

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Read e-book online Oh, Galatea! (Italian Edition) PDF

By Ippolita Avanzini

Galatea lavora presso una casa editrice.
È una giovane donna coraggiosa e intelligente, limitata da rituali ossessivi i quali, paradossalmente, los angeles rendono brillante e rigorosa nell'attività che svolge e ricca di fascino nella vita di tutti i giorni. Vuole esistere in modo pieno e, attraverso il vigore del suo pensiero unito all'amore vigile e pieno di desiderio according to tutto ciò che l. a. circonda, tende in modo puro e ardito alla Verità e alla Libertà. Le incessanti domande su Dio, l. a. tenerezza verso gli altri e los angeles vivacità delle emozioni si mescolano a una profonda sofferenza e frenesia di espiazione: un evento sarà il pretesto consistent with cercare aiuto da uno psicoterapeuta.
Hanno inizio extreme sedute settimanali che scandiscono un percorso emotivo profondo e tortuoso: l. a. vita di Galatea e dei suoi compagni di viaggio si imbatte in sentieri inconsueti in apparenza ingannevoli.
Travolto dall'esuberanza emotiva della inusuale paziente, in un susseguirsi di colpi di scena, enigmi divertenti e dolorosi misteri il suo "Dottore" ha l’arduo compito di restituirle l. a. consapevolezza che los angeles felicità è imperfetta ed è possibile abbandonarsi a essa.
La vita non ci concede di capirla, pretende solo di essere adorata.

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Download PDF by Rowan Coleman,Mireille Vroege: Twintig regels liefde (Dutch Edition)

By Rowan Coleman,Mireille Vroege

ISBN-10: 9022575993

ISBN-13: 9789022575994

Wat als je nog maar één kans had? Eén kans om een short achter te laten voor degene van wie je houdt? Wat zou je schrijven?


Tijdens haar nachtdiensten schrijft verpleegkundige Stella brieven voor haar patiënten. Daarin vertellen ze aan hun geliefden over hun gedachten, hun gevoelens, en over hun laatste wens. Soms staan er praktische guidance in – hoe werkt een wasmachine? – en soms ouderlijk advies – hoe be aware je een goede vader? Stella belooft dat ze de brieven pas na hun dood zal versturen. Maar dan breekt ze die belofte: er is één short waarvan ze vindt dat ze die op tijd moet posten, om iemand een laatste kans te geven op verzoening en een goede afloop…

De pers over Twintig regels liefde

‘Niet weg te leggen is het ontroerende Twintig regels liefde van Rowan Coleman, die sentimentaliteit vakkundig omzeilt.’Margriet

'Een mooi, spraakmakend, indrukwekkend en emotioneel beladen boek.' *****

'Coleman heeft dit ontroerende verhaal met hartverscheurende brieven toch goed weten te vertellen. Ondanks het gegeven dat het onderwerp zwaar en realistisch is, voelt het nergens te zwaar.'

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Download e-book for kindle: Saber perder (Compactos Anagrama) (Spanish Edition) by David Trueba

By David Trueba

ISBN-10: 843392835X

ISBN-13: 9788433928351

ISBN-10: 8433973479

ISBN-13: 9788433973474

Sylvia cumple dieciséis años el día en que comienza esta novela. Para celebrarlo organiza una falsa fiesta que sólo tiene un invitado. Horas después sufrirá un accidente que significará su entrada en l. a. vida adulta. Su padre, Lorenzo, es un hombre separado que trata de tapar los agujeros que el fracaso laboral han causado en su rutina. Ariel Burano es un joven jugador de fútbol que deja Buenos Aires para fichar por un equipo español. los angeles caja de los triunfos no parece difícil de abrir para su superdotada pierna izquierda y será cuestión de tiempo que el estadio coree su nombre. El anciano Leandro, en cambio, es precisamente tiempo lo que no tiene. Estos son los cuatro personajes principales de Saber perder. Con las relaciones entre ellos se trenza un apasionante relato de supervivientes. Una mirada inteligente, llena de humor y emoción, pero que reivindica, por encima de todo, l. a. maravillosa aventura de vivir. El mejor libro del año según El Cultural de El Mundo. Premio de l. a. Crítica 2009.

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