Category: Fiction 1

  • The Sentinel (Casca, Book 9) by Barry Sadler

    By Barry Sadler

    Woke up from frozen shut eye via the contact of a pretty younger girl, the potent Casca trips from the northern desolate tract to mythical Constantinople and the war-ravaged shorelines of North Africa.

    Casca needs to fight with the ache of an everlasting curse – and conquer the bloody fanaticism of the demonic brotherhood.
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  • The Ape's Wife and Other Stories by Caitlín R. Kiernan

    By Caitlín R. Kiernan

    Caitlín R. Kiernan has been defined as one in all “the most unique and audacious bizarre writers of her generation” (Jeff and Ann VanderMeer, The Weird), “one of our crucial writers of darkish fiction” (New York Times), and S. T. Joshi has proclaimed, “hers is now the voice of strange fiction.” within the Ape's spouse and different Stories—Kiernan’s 12th number of brief fiction considering 2001—she monitors the striking diversity that characterizes her paintings. together with her traditional overlook for style limitations, she masterfully navigates the territories that experience ordinarily been categorized darkish myth, sword and sorcery, technology fiction, steampunk, and neo-noir. From the sophisticated horror of “One Tree Hill (The global as Cataclysm)” and “Tall Bodies” to a demon-haunted, trade fact long island, from Mars to a near-future Philadelphia, and from ghoulish city legends of recent England to a feminist-queer retelling of Beowulf, those 13 tales continue reader constantly on their ft, ever doubtful of the following twist or flip.
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  • A Fistful of Strontium (Strontium Dog, Book 5) by Steve Lyons, Jasper Bark

    By Steve Lyons, Jasper Bark

    Strontium puppy, booklet 5

    Johnny Alpha – mutant, bounty hunter, gunslinger. within the worst finish of the galaxy, bounty hunter Johnny Alpha and his partners chase an escaped felon throughout Miltonia: the one planet the place mutants are the bulk and basic people are the mistrusted minority. but if their quarry has the ability to thieve different mutants’ identities, not anything is because it seems to be. demanding motion and darkish satire collide on the finish of the galaxy. It’s a hi-tech showdown within the lawless frontier of house! Explosive all new tales from the future-shocked worlds of the Galaxy’s maximum comedian – 2000 advert! additionally on hand: undesirable Timing, Prophet Margin, Ruthless, Day of the Dogs

    In the worst finish of the galaxy, bounty hunter Johnny Alpha and his partners chase an escaped felon throughout Miltonia: the one planet the place mutants are the bulk and common people the mistrusted minority. yet, whilst their quarry has the ability to scouse borrow different mutants' identities, not anything is because it seems to be. challenging motion and darkish satire collide on the finish of the galaxy.
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  • Granta, Issue 113 : The Best of Young Spanish Novelists

    From Borges to García Márquez, Vargas Llosa, Marías or Bolaño, the Spanish language has given us a few of the 20th century’s so much cherished writers. yet because the achieve of Spanish tradition extends some distance past Spain and Latin the USA, and the USA tilts towards a majority Hispanic inhabitants, the time is true to check what's subsequent in Spanish-language fiction. during this, the 1st translated factor of Granta’s better of younger Novelists, a uncommon panel of six judges – Edgardo Cozarinsky, Isabel Hilton, Francisco Goldman, Mercedes Monmany and the publishers of Granta en español, Valerie Miles and Aurelio significant – appears to new writing around the Spanish-speaking international and asks: ‘Who are the main promising novelists telling tales from the outdated and new worlds today?’Granta 113, released at the same time in Spain as ‘Los mejores narradores jovenes en español’, showcases the paintings of 22 promising new writers. Granta’s earlier ‘Best of younger Novelists’ concerns were startlingly exact crystal balls – first calling recognition to the paintings of writers from Salman Rushdie to Jonathan Franzen to Zadie Smith. right here, for the 1st time in translation, we back try and expect the celebrities of the longer term.
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  • The Link by Richard Matheson

    By Richard Matheson

    EISBN-13: 9780795316883

    The paintings The hyperlink all started as a 557-page define that Richard Matheson wrote for a proposed twenty-hour ABC mini-series within the overdue Nineteen Seventies. The ABC executives requested Matheson to shorten the sequence into seven hours yet after Matheson had written 3 hours of the sequence, the 2 parted corporation. Matheson's unique imaginative and prescient couldn't be condensed with out destroying the essence of the plot and characters. the following within the hyperlink is the unique define, in narrative shape, in booklet for the 1st time.

    The tale follows Robert Allright as he explores his personal demons in addition to these of psychics previous as he additionally struggles to decipher his father's death desire to discover an archeological dig in Arizona. Allright's simply clue is the mystifying crystal that his father believes is the most important to a good discovery.
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  • Sphinx by Anne Françoise Garréta

    By Anne Françoise Garréta

    Une ancienne légende raconte que le sphinx dévorait ceux qui échouaient à résoudre son énigme ; qu'en sphinx cohabitaient du lion et de l'oiseau ; et que sphinx deviné se jeta du haut de quelque promontoire. A* danse ; je erre, l. a. nuit. Sur fond de boîtes et de cabarets, à Paris, à long island. Leur histoire d'amour semble répéter los angeles légende ancienne : aux yeux de je, A* devient sphinx. Mais au gré de quelle énigme ? Je ne sait, mais ne peut que deviner obscurément que los angeles résoudre serait perdre A* et ne l. a. pas résoudre, se perdre. Ce livre est un ultimate roman.
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  • The Prophets of Eternal Fjord by Kim Leine

    By Kim Leine

    Idealistic, erroneous Morten Falck is a newly ordained priest crusing to Greenland in 1787 to transform the Inuit to the Danish church. A rugged outpost battered through harsh winters, Sukkertoppen is overshadowed by way of the specter of dissent; natives from neighboring villages have united to reject Danish rule and identify their very own cost atop everlasting Fjord. As Falck turns into concerned with these in his care-his bold catechist, a lonely trader's spouse, and a fatalistic widow he involves love-his religion and attractiveness are dangerously referred to as into query.
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  • Joseph and His Brothers: The Stories of Jacob, Young Joseph, by Thomas Mann

    By Thomas Mann

    Thomas Mann appeared his huge retelling of the biblical tale of Joseph as his magnum opus. He conceived of the 4 parts–The tales of Jacob, younger Joseph, Joseph in Egypt, and Joseph the Provider–as a unified narrative, a “mythological novel” of Joseph’s fall into slavery and his upward push to be lord over Egypt. Deploying lavish, persuasive aspect, Mann conjures for us the area of patriarchs and pharaohs, the traditional civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Palestine, and the common strength of human love in all its good looks, desperation, absurdity, and soreness. the result's a super amalgam of humor, emotion, mental perception, and epic grandeur.



    Now the award-winning translator John E. Woods provides us a definitive new English model of Joseph and His Brothers that's worthwhile of Mann’s fulfillment, revealing the novel’s exuberant polyphony of old and sleek voices, a wealthy song that's by way of turns stylish, coarse, and elegant.
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  • Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis

    By Kingsley Amis

    Take a lady such as you may be Kingsley Amis's such a lot formidable reckoning with the intense topic on the center of his paintings: the sheer squalor--emotional, fabric, sexual, you identify it--of sleek lifestyles. It additionally introduces one of many infrequent unqualified strong men in Amis's rogue-ridden global: Jenny Bunn, a woman from the (English) north kingdom come south to coach institution in a small conceited city the place she hopes to discover love and fortune. Jenny is a good looks and males and females are loopy approximately her, so much of all good-looking Patrick Standish, who Jenny additionally likes. yet Jenny and Patrick dwell in a global the place it's turning into ridiculously difficult--disastrously difficult--to deal with the claims of intercourse and the claims of affection.
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  • Something Pretty, Something Beautiful by Eric Barnes

    By Eric Barnes

    In Tacoma, a circle of pals reveals their chief in Will Wilson. jointly, they drink, they get excessive, they take ladies to the woods-but Will Wilson retains pushing towards darker extremes. because the descent will get steeper, there's a approach out: one other friend's fishing boat off the coast of Alaska. there's lifestyles after Tacoma. however the selection should be made, and a few friendships think greater than inevitable. whatever beautiful, anything appealing is the hot novel from Eric Barnes, writer of SHIMMER.
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