Singulières (French Edition) by Corinne Falbet-Desmoulin

By Corinne Falbet-Desmoulin

Quinze petites histoires singulières de femmes.
Que cherche Luisa à travers tous ses amants ? De quelle façon Marie devient-elle malgré elle une œuvre d'art ? remark accepter que son propre mari aime deux femmes à los angeles fois ? Pourquoi le voisin de Maëva disparaît-il brusquement? Quel est le fantasme inavouable de Lucile ? L'incroyable trahison de Marianne ?
À travers le suspense de ces quinze nouvelles, apparaissent bien souvent de graves problèmes psychologiques.
Des personnages touchants, des events particulières. Inattendues.

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Fight Like a Man and Other Stories We Tell Our Children by Christine Granados,Christine Granados

By Christine Granados,Christine Granados

lifestyles within the parched panorama of El Paso is the surroundings for this publication of news approximately humans navigating their manner via dysfunctional lives with assistance from acquaintances and family—people like Moníca Montoya, a housewife and mom whose affair leaves her pregnant, inflicting her to revisit the legacy of her father, a guy who maintained separate households on both sides of the Mexican-American border. inspite of their undesirable offerings, the characters during this assortment by no means provide up.

Christine Granados was once born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She has labored as a journalist for the El Paso occasions and the Austin American-Statesman. at the moment she is a reporter on the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post.

“Sharply discovered fiction situated in a colourful community.” -- Kirkus stories

“Granados’s characters’ voices ring real in those peeks into daily life at the Texas-Mexico border.” -- Booklist

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A Season in Carcosa by Laird Barron,Gemma Files,Michael Kelly,Robin Spriggs,John

By Laird Barron,Gemma Files,Michael Kelly,Robin Spriggs,John Langan,Cody Goodfellow,Allyson Bird,Simon Stranzas,Joe Pulver

whilst Joe Pulver approached S. T. Joshi approximately doing an anthology like his now-famous tome Black Wings, just for Robert Chambers' King in Yellow, Joshi had just one factor to say:

"You do it, Joe."

So he did.

And right here it really is: A Season In Carcosa.

H.P. Lovecraft. Karl Edgar Wagner. Peter Straub. these are some of the names that stand tall in our style and by way of Robert W. Chambers and his King in Yellow they agree, Chambers' beguiling stories of the King In Yellow and Carcosa are one of the best in "weird" fiction. Miskatonic River Press and Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. are proud and overjoyed to provide an anthology of all new stories encouraged by means of Chambers.

In haunted and splintered minds… Minds shackled to lonely places…
In the unbound shadows infesting hearts of gorgeous girl with frantic sensations…
In an previous apartment the place biblical thrived…
In threadbare truths, disturbed via depression, cobwebbed with illusions…
In a long way chilly Carcosa…
Lies madness.

In A Season In Carcosa readers will locate the unusual and mysterious locations of center and brain that spring from insanity, and people minds and the areas touched via it are the geographical regions which are mined. Chambers' legacy of the worms and smooth decay that spring from interpreting the King In Yellow play stir either new and demonstrated abilities on this planet of strange fiction and horror to give a contribution all new stories that pay homage to those eerie nightmares. In Carcosa twilight comes and minds misplaced within the mirrors of lust and worry, are awash in legacies of shadows, no longer mercy. . .

Haunting the pages of this tome are the subsequent voices:
Joel Lane"My Voice is Dead"
Simon Strantzas"Beyond the Banks of the River Seine"
Don Webb"Movie evening at Phil's"
Daniel Mills"MS present in a Chicago lodge Room"
Gary McMahon"it sees me whilst I’m no longer looking"
Ann ok. Schwader"Finale, Act Two"
Cate Gardner"Yellow poultry Strings"
Edward Morris"The Teatre & Its Double"
Richard Gavin"The Hymn of the Hyades"
Gemma Files"Slick Black Bones and smooth Black Stars"
Joseph S. Pulver, Sr."Not adequate Hope"
Kristin Prevallet"Whose Hearts are natural Gold"
Richard A. Lupoff"April Dawn"
Anna Tambour"King Wolf"
Michael Kelly"The White-Face at Dawn"
Cody Goodfellow"Wishing Well"
John Langan"Sweetums"
Pearce Hansen"The King is Yellow"
Laird Barron"D T"
Robin Spriggs"Salvation in Yellow"
Allyson Bird"The Beat Hotel"

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Rated Xmas by Louis Daniel Brodsky

By Louis Daniel Brodsky

Brandishing the caustic wit that's the hallmark of his 4 earlier books of brief fictions, L. D. Brodsky supplies "Xmas" an X ranking during this most recent quantity, together with his salty-tongued South St. Louis auto-assembly-line "rough," who will get means too some distance into the Christmas spirit(s). at the least deserving of an R score are a few of Brodsky’s different outrageous characters, resembling the man who disguises himself as a Persian cat or basset hound to flee the scrutiny of his pals; the inaccurate soul who becomes a flying saucers; specialists in fecal topic and the mortuarial arts; the husband who flies domestic early to prevent a storm from snow, basically to shock his preoccupied spouse; the artwork forger who’s so reliable he turns into extra well-known than the masters he copies; and males who mate with bears, whales, and themselves. Drop your sector into Rated Xmas and consider the peepshow that’s continually enjoying in Brodsky’s mind.

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The Dust in Sunlight by Christopher Rees

By Christopher Rees

The dirt in Sunlight
 is a hybrid compilation - half memoir, half fiction - of tourists' stories by way of new author Christopher Rees that run the gamut from modern social realism and globalism to mystical realism. those deeply reflective tales - often instructed throughout the eyes of the peripatetic Daniel Lookfar - span numerous international locations and continents; Afghanistan, France, Guatemala, Mexico, the Dominican Republic and the U.S.. during this interesting assortment, Rees illuminates how politics, wealth, historical past, migration, and tradition effect human interactions to create destiny. From the leafy center of a woodland within the south of France, to cornfields within the Dominican Republic, to the dusty expanse of Afghanistan, The airborne dirt and dust in Sunlight reveals worlds immediately overseas and popular, with unforgettable characterizations and frank observations of human behavior.

The stories:
In 'Shoes,' Rees explores the symbiotic dating among viewers to the small neighborhood of Olancho and its population. besides the traveler's experience of dislocation, language, wealth, and the prestige of the outsider all play an element in what arises whilst the 1st international meets the constructing international - every one hoping the grass is greener at the different side. As one reviewer hints, Shoes should be required interpreting for all those that shuttle to the 3rd global, and for all these within the 3rd international who think tourists from the 1st are a price ticket to a greater life.
In 'The Peanut Man' we discover a mild strength of nature, a curious emanation of basic good looks and quietness originating within the determine of a humble Guatemalan peanut vendor, spending his days less than the tough primary American sun.
'Rock Steady' is a unique tale, an enigmatic story set in France that conveys an undercurrent of mysticism and a shamanic fascination with sacred areas and mysterious forces.
'The Caseta Pepsi' tells of 'dreams come precise' opposed to the backdrop of a small snack bar on the foot of the Rio Dulce bridge. The naïve hopes of its vendors and the ironies in their event are visible via a convergence of viewpoints, because the spiraling narrative leads the reader on a trip to the center of paradise in a Mayan village.
'Thank God it really is Raining' tells the tale of an archetypally solid, basic, subsistence farmer and his hot, companionable, hardworking spouse; their love for the land and their religion persist within the face of adversity.
'The Rinse Bowl on the Mexican Dentista' recounts an event, without delay painful and humorous, that occurs at a dentist's workplace in a dreamlike, late-20C, vaguely mythic Mexico.
These and different tales shape the attention-grabbing composite of tourists' stories that make up The airborne dirt and dust in Sunlight.

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Kaleidoscope by Igor A. Bagrov

By Igor A. Bagrov

"My ""Kaleidoscope"" is , certainly, a patchy and intricate picture:some tales are tragic, a few nostalgic,some humorous ,others simply provide meals for thought.

This is what lifestyles bargains us on a daily basis, and this can be what we must always regard with no worry or prejudice,each episode being a invaluable lesson , a reminder,gentle or harsh at times,of what we're and what we did (or didn't do),be it the melancholy of a guy, savouring his final love and torturing himself to extinction with doubt,suspicion and hopelessness ;or the boy's"" love at the start sight"" gaffe ;or hypocrisy of self-righteous Christians;or the weird for our deceitful occasions integrity and honesty of a chinese language younger guy, who prefers returning to his homophobic fatherland to looking political asylum within the united states on the expense of breaking his promise;or the fight of a really younger boy to maintain his detailed and natural self within the nightmarish Communist atmosphere;or the pains of an American instructor in Taiwan...

As is the case with my past selection of brief stories,""In the Battle"",none of my ""Kaleidoscope""is mere fiction.All tales are precise and the names have simply been a little bit replaced or passed over altogether.Also, as in my prior book,the narrator isn't to be pointed out as a writer.

Peer into the complicated trend of my ""Kaleidoscope"", develop into it, evaluate it together with your personal adventure, and you'll needless to say around the globe, be it Taiwan,Russia or america, humans fight for a similar rights, search for an identical happiness, come across an analogous problems.Though, the issues are an identical, the options will be very very different...

Like my nice literary predecessor within the realm of yankee belle lettres,Vladimir Nabokov,I think that during inventive writing ,HOW is way extra very important that WHAT,so, i attempted to grasp my variety, and also you, my sufferer and, confidently, benevolent,reader,are to be my literary judge.

I should be grateful for any critique or remark that you just decide to ship me."

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Le Jeu de la montagne et du hasard: Nouvelles - 2e édition by Anne Sauvy

By Anne Sauvy

« Le jeu de l. a. montagne et du hasard offre un aspect de vue nouveau dans le paysage des lettres. » L’Express

« À travers des récits qui oscillent entre l’humour, l’émotion et le tragique, apparaît un amour profond de l. a. montagne. » Le Monde

« Anne Sauvy, peu semblable en cela à tant d’alpinistes, possède le sens de l’humour jusque dans le drame et l’émotion contenue. » Le Figaro

« journey à travel poétique ou grave, ironique ou tendre, dramatique, loufoque, prémonitoire, souvent très drôle, le ton du livre éblouit le lecteur. » Montagne et alpinisme

“For these of you who learn French, it is a must.” (Pour ceux d’entre vous qui lisent le français, c’est un needs to) American Alpine Journal

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Vaquita and Other Stories (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Edith Pearlman

By Edith Pearlman

When requested to explain her brief tales, Edith Pearlman spoke back that they're tales approximately humans in odd situations aching to Do the precise factor. She elaborated with an identical wit and intimacy that make her tales a pride to read:

“Before i used to be a author i used to be a reader; and examining is still an important task, occupying a number of joyous hours of each day. i admire novels, essays, and biographies; yet such a lot of all i love the quick tale: narrative at its such a lot confiding.

“My personal paintings, and especially the tales in Vaquita, goals at an identical intimacy among author and reader. My imagined reader desires to recognize who loves whom, who beverages what, and, usually, who solutions to what summons. Thank Heavens for Spike Lee! ahead of his video clips writers and critics needed to natter approximately ethical stances; now i will be able to say with a extra tripping tongue that my characters are humans in abnormal conditions, aching to Do the appropriate factor if simply they could determine what the correct factor is. If now not, they’ll no less than Do their very own correct factor Right.

“And I’m attracted to warmth: sweltering primary American towns; a steamy soup kitchen; Jerusalem in midsummer; the rekindled ardour of an previous historian; the regular fireplace of terminal ache. i admire solitaires, oddities, charlatans, and kids. My characters are secretive; in virtually each tale a person harbors a hidden love, dread, remorse, or the reminiscence of an insult looking forward to revenge.

“When I cease writing tales I plan to write down letters, brief after which shorter. My mom may placed 3 sentences onto a postcard and make the recipient imagine he’d learn a singular. I’m practising the same compression.”

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Electra (Mon petit éditeur) (French Edition) by Zara Sunlight

By Zara Sunlight

« Si le récit de cette « expérience » arrive un jour à vacation spot, peut-être sonnera l. a. délivrance. Oh ! Surpuissante impuissance... ! On ne peut aimer un Dieu, on ne peut que l'adorer. On ne peut refaire le passé, ni deviner l'avenir... Et si tout était déjà écrit ? » Ce témoignage raconte l. a. crise qui a mis fin à l. a. carrière de danseuse d'Electra et a marqué le début de sa maladie. Il s'adresse bien sûr à tous, aux amoureux de l. a. danse, et particulièrement à ceux que l'on dit « bipolaires ».

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