As The River Flows : The HarperCollins Book Of Assamese - download pdf or read online

By Ranjit Biswas

ISBN-10: 9350291223

ISBN-13: 9789350291221

A mom watches as her daughter, motive upon cleansing the home, attempts to throw away a loved piece of embroidered textile; a father realizes that age is catching up with him while his teenagers s plans not comprise him; a rape sufferer attempts to settle right into a existence with out her husband; a serf unearths the braveness to face as much as the indignities he has to stand; a complete village is focused because the military come searching for a unmarried rebel.

As the River Flows brings jointly a few of the most interesting modern brief tales from Assam which rank besides the easiest of Indian literature. With the wide range of kinds and content material, those tales supply us a glimpse into the lives of these residing beside the Brahmaputra. Spanning from the Nineteen Fifties to the current, this assortment provides an eclectic mixture of recognized tales by way of writers who set the tone of contemporary Assamese tales as additionally those that have received from their pioneering efforts.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Funeral of a Giraffe: Seven Stories: Seven Stories by Kyoko Iriye Selden,Taeko Tomioka,Noriko Mizuta

By Kyoko Iriye Selden,Taeko Tomioka,Noriko Mizuta

ISBN-10: 0765604418

ISBN-13: 9780765604415

ISBN-10: 0765604426

ISBN-13: 9780765604422

a suite of brief tales via scriptwriter-poet became fiction author Taeko Tomioka. Taeko deconstructs the discourse of the extended family and heterosexuality in gendered eastern tradition. Her tales specialise in traditional humans unfettered through introspection or a look for life's final meaning.

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New PDF release: Colegiala (Impedimenta) (Spanish Edition)

By Osamu Dazai,Editorial impedimenta,Ryoko Shiba,Juan Fandiño Martín

ISBN-10: 8415578938

ISBN-13: 9788415578932

Un excepcional volumen de relatos del maestro japonés de las distancias cortas, Osamu Dazai: uno de los escritores modernos más apreciados en su país, conocido como el Dostoievski nipón, cuyo éxito corrió paralelo a una vida privada de desencuentros y tumultuosa en extremo.

Una chica joven, de familia pobre, se ve obligada a cometer un robo por amor. Una mujer mayor confiesa que una noche, muchos años atrás, se sintió fuertemente atraída por un hombre al que apenas conocía. Un ama de casa narra su sufrimiento al descubrir que su marido tiene una amante. Una muchacha narra cómo empeoró su vida tras recibir un premio literario… Los relatos incluidos en Colegiala abordan con tremenda delicadeza y exquisitez el universo femenino y sus contradicciones: l. a. vergüenza, el amor no correspondido, l. a. incomprensión ante l. a. muerte de un ser querido, los angeles felicidad extrema o, simplemente, los pensamientos que pasan por l. a. cabeza de una adolescente japonesa de posguerra.

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Read e-book online Time Stops at Shamli PDF

By Ruskin Bond

ISBN-10: 0140128425

ISBN-13: 9780140128420

This quantity brings jointly the easiest of Ruskin Bond’s prose and poetry. For over 4 a long time, when it comes to innumerable novels, essays, brief tales and poems, the writer has mapped out and peopled a different literary panorama. This anthology has decisions from all of his significant books and contains the vintage novella Delhi isn't Far.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Ides of Matt - 2015 by M. L. Buchman

By M. L. Buchman

ISBN-10: 1945740051

ISBN-13: 9781945740053

the second one Annual quantity of brief tales initially released per month at no cost on www.mlbuchman.com. it all started in 2014 as a present for my lovers, yet I quick found the enjoyment of the quick shape. i've got a lifelong love of brief fiction as a reader, however it took me till 2014 to start writing it.

Inside this quantity i've got amassed the second one year’s worthy of these brief tales and extra introductory remark for every story. Come subscribe to me because the evening Stalkers fly to the rescue, the Hotshots stride into wildfires, desires are sewn (literally), and cooks are murdered with aptitude. Come sign up for my characters as they locate experience, romance, and precise love.

A baker’s dozen of brief stories sure to tickle anyone’s fancy.

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By Karl Luntta

ISBN-10: 143845872X

ISBN-13: 9781438458724

Compelling tales of intercultural touch and emotional survival in a posh world.

A swimming pool within the Kalahari wasteland, the ice skates of a boy in a wheelchair, and a dead night teach trip within the cool African evening shape the backdrop of the 8 varied tales in Swimming. many of the tales happen in Africa, others within the usa, yet in them all, the characters confront cultural and racial changes, either traditionally and within the current. In “A Virgin Twice,” an American educating in Botswana struggles to appreciate a village’s reaction to a violent attack. In “Jeff name Beth,” a white American father makes an attempt to hook up with the daughter he left in the back of in Africa. And within the name tale, “Swimming,” a Danish expatriate loss of life of melanoma makes a decision to construct an Olympic-sized swimming pool within the Kalahari wilderness. All of those characters are clinging to emotional survival in a posh global, faced through a second or part of their lives that's confusing, possibly devastating, yet which they should resolve.

“Karl Luntta’s Swimming takes us from Botswana to the United States and again to Africa, in brief tales that trap humanity from adolescence to outdated age. Luntta’s nice power: crystallizing the moments while lives are replaced and the longer term (as good as one’s stories of the previous) is altered.” — John Coyne

Karl Luntta is the writer of the radical Know It via Heart in addition to a variety of shuttle books. His tales have seemed in International Quarterly, Talking River, and Baltimore Review. He lives outdoor Albany, New York.

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By Ron Elliott

ISBN-10: 1922089249

ISBN-13: 9781922089243

Brimming with cinematic references, this number of brief fiction ably combines humor with pulsating motion. Readers may be in a position to rejoice the celluloid as they learn their means via novellas that evoke a noir movie, a romantic farce, a comedy heist, a mystery, and a vintage highway motion picture. The publication additionally contains an advent on easy methods to adapt movie scripts to tales. Cinephiles and fans of crime fiction alike should be totally drawn in via those unforgettable characters and stories.

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Download e-book for kindle: Conjuros (Narrativa en lengua española) (Spanish Edition) by Felipe Garrido

By Felipe Garrido

ISBN-10: 841599608X

ISBN-13: 9788415996088

"Conjuros" es una colección de 292 textos, muy breves, que quieren ser cuentos. No semblanzas, viñetas, aforismos, chistes ni ocurrencias, sino cuentos. Historias de personajes de carne y hueso, de sombra y olvido, que se enfrentan -atribulados, esperanzados, desconcertados- a los angeles maravilla del mundo. Carcomidos por los angeles certeza de los angeles muerte y por los angeles urgencia del deseo, estos personajes son, sin que ellos lo sepan, esos mismos conjuros que necesitan. Este volumen incluye varios de los mejores cuentos breves de nuestro tiempo. "Conjuros" ganó el premio Xavier Villaurrutia que antes había recaído en autores como Juan Rulfo, Sergio Pitol, Tomás Segovia, Carlos Fuentes o Augusto Monterroso.

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Get Hungers PDF

By Genni Gunn

ISBN-10: 1551925664

ISBN-13: 9781551925660

From the entire writer of TRACING IRIS comes a spell binding assortment approximately craving, vice and the darkish aspect of affection. The tales in HUNGERS disclose the voids in our hearts and the aptitude hostility underneath the calm floor of our such a lot intimate relationships. The savage Aztec god Tezcalipoca, who set humans opposed to each other and created discomfort and disquiet, presides over lots of HUNGERS' characters. The associated quintet of reports that ends the e-book eloquently, captures this actual form of discord, displaying sisters whose dating is so anguished that reconciliation is very unlikely – but the affection among them persists. listed here are fantastically managed and crafted tales concerning the uncontrollable and ungovernable forces in our lives.

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Get All the Names They Used for God: Stories PDF

By Anjali Sachdeva

ISBN-10: 0399593004

ISBN-13: 9780399593000

A haunting, diversified debut tale assortment that explores the isolation we adventure within the face of the mysterious, usually risky forces that form our lives

Anjali Sachdeva's debut assortment spans centuries, continents, and a various set of characters yet is united through each one character's epic fight with destiny: A workman in Andrew Carnegie's metal generators is irrevocably replaced by way of the brutal strength of the furnaces; a fisherman units sail into overfished waters and unearths a mystery obsession from which he cannot go back; a web date ends with a daunting, inexplicable dissapearance. Her tale "Pleiades" used to be known as "a masterpiece" through Dave Eggers. Sachdeva has a expertise for growing relocating and poignant scenes, following her hugely resourceful plots to their logical ends, and depicting how one small miracle can impact everybody in its wake.

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