Download E-books The Model Millionaire: Stories (Harper Perennial Classic Stories) PDF

By Oscar Wilde

Playwright, poet, essayist, flamboyant man-about-town, Oscar Wilde pack an amazing volume of labor, genius, and controversy into brief many years, generating masterworks in each literary style. this option comprises just about all of his brief tales, together with "The Canterville Ghost," "The Fisherman and his Soul," and "The awesome Rocket."

along THE version MILLIONAIRE, Harper Perennial will post the fast fiction of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Herman Melville, Willa Cather, Leo Tolstoy, and Stephen Crane to be packaged in a fantastically designed, boldly colourful boxset within the goal to draw modern lovers of brief fiction to those respected masters of the shape. additionally, in every one of those choices will look a narrative from one of many new collections being released within the "Summer of the fast Story." a narrative from Simon Van Booy's impending assortment, LOVE starts off IN wintry weather, should be published behind this quantity.

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Download E-books Cyberabad Days PDF

By Ian McDonald

The international: 'Cyberabad' is the India of 2047, a brand new, muscular superpower of 1 and a part billion humans in an age of synthetic intelligences, climate-change precipitated drought, water-wars, unusual new genders, genetically superior youngsters that age at part the speed of baseline humanity and a inhabitants the place men out-number ladies 4 to 1. India herself has fractured right into a dozen states from Kerala to the headwaters of the Ganges within the Himalayas.

Cyberabad is a set of seven stories:

"The Little Goddess". Hugo nominee top Novella 2006. In close to destiny Nepal, a child-goddess discovers what lies at the different part of godhood.

"The Djinn's Wife". Hugo nominee and BSFA brief fiction winner 2007A minor Delhi superstar falls in love with a synthetic intelligence yet is it a wedding of heaven and hell?

"The dirt Assassin". Feuding Rajasthan water-rajas locate that revenge is a sluggish, sophisticated process.

"Jasbir and Sujay move Shaadi". Love and marriage might be plain-sailing whilst your matchmaker is a soap-star man made intelligence.

"Sanjeev and Robotwallah". What occurs to the boy-soldier roboteers whilst the conflict of Separation is over?

"Kyle meets the River". a tender American in Varanas learns the genuine that means of 'nation development' within the early days of a brand new country.

"Vishnu on the Cat Circus". A genetically enhanced 'Brahmin' baby reveals himself left at the back of as he grows throughout the ultimate iteration of humanity.

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Download E-books Zwischen Nacht und Dunkel: Novellen (German Edition) PDF

By Stephen King

Schuld, Sühne, Rache, Gerechtigkeit -
Stephen King at his best!

Stephen King gilt als größter Geschichtenerzähler unserer Zeit. Nun legt er vier große Novellen vor, die alle ein Thema haben: Vergeltung! Ob als Täter oder Opfer, unschuldig oder schuldig, durch Schicksal oder Absicht – wir kommen in Situationen, die uns eine Entscheidung abverlangen: Wie weit muss ich gehen, bis mir Gerechtigkeit widerfährt? Manchmal muss guy sehr weit gehen ...

„1922”: Ein Vater überredet seinen Sohn auf perfide Weise, gemeinsam mit ihm die Ehefrau/Mutter umzubringen – und der Horror für den relaxation des Lebens der beiden nimmt seinen Anfang.

„Big Driver”: Die Schriftstellerin Tess wird nach einer Lesung brutal vergewaltigt. Sie will auf eigene Faust Vergeltung üben ...

„Faire Verlängerung”: Der schwer krebskranke Streeter geht einen teuflischen Pakt ein. Seine Genesung und sein Glück scheinen fortan Unglück und Untergang für andere zu sein. Kann er dem Einhalt gebieten? Will er das überhaupt?

„Eine gute Ehe”: Zufällig entdeckt Darcy, dass der Mann, mit dem sie 27 Jahre lang glücklich verheiratet ist, ein Doppelleben als wahres Ungeheuer führt. Bis dass der Tod euch scheidet ... ist das der einzige Ausweg?

Vier grandiose, bislang unveröffentlichte Novellen.

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Download E-books Anonymous Tales of Terror and the Unknown: Extracts from Gosschen's Diary, the Banshee, the Grindwell Governing Machine, Sweeney Todd the Barber of FL PDF

This fantastic number of nameless mysteries comprises, "Extracts from Gosschen's Diary", "The Banshee", "The Grindwell Governing Machine", "Sweeney Todd, the Barber of Fleet highway" (the unique Sweeney Todd story) , "Spring-Heeled Jack - the fear of London", and "The Spectral trainer of Blackadon".

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Download E-books The Woman of Porto Pim PDF

Via Antonio Tabucchi, probably the most well known voices in ecu literature and the main Italian author of his generation, The lady of Porto Pim is made up of enchanting, hallucinatory fragments that ensue at the Azores Islands off the coast of Portugal. informed by way of a vacationing Italian author unearthing legends, relics and histories of the population, the stories make clear a neighborhood eating place proprietress¢s most unlikely love with an Azorean fisherman in the course of WWII, a stunning whaling excursion of eras earlier, shipwrecks either metaphorical and actual, and a playful examine humankind from the viewpoint of a whale.

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Download E-books The Complete Hammer's Slammers: Volume II PDF

By David Drake

The second one of 3 Volumes accumulating the entire Best-Selling sequence That Rocketed David Drake to army technological know-how Fiction Stardom.

This Omni-trade paperback quantity collects the 1st 4 novles within the sequence: At Any rate, Counting the associated fee, Rolling sizzling, and The Warrior-all were out of print and unavailable for numerous years..

      Neither stainless white knights nor bloodthirsty killers, the Slammers are useful pros, with recognizable human flaws, engaged in a dangerous company. Their interanl conflicts, set opposed to shiny scenes of conflict, make their tales intriguing and compelling.

           this is often the second one of the 3 quantity set featuring for the 1st time the complete genre-defining Slammers sequence in uniform Omni-trade paperback volumes, with new intoductions through significant SF figures and new afterwords by way of David Drake. every one quantity also will comprise a Slmmers tale now not accrued in prior Slammer's books.

         "Fans of Drake's edgy tales of a mercenary tank regiment in a destiny now not all that diversified from our current will have fun {at the booklet of} the complete sequence in 3 volumes. Drake, a Vietnam vet who served within the Blackhorse Regiment, use prose as chilly and tough because the steel alloy of a tank to painting the lads and ladies of Hammer's Regiment.... In his depicition of strive against, Drake competitors Crane and Remarque." 


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Download E-books The discovery of the future, PDF

It is a replica of a booklet released earlier than 1923. This booklet could have occasional imperfections akin to lacking or blurred pages, bad images, errant marks, and so on. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought through the scanning method. We think this paintings is culturally very important, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to carry it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the renovation of revealed works around the world. We savour your knowing of the imperfections within the maintenance procedure, and wish you take pleasure in this important ebook.

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Download E-books The Convulsion Factory PDF

By Brian Hodge

Choose one of the rubble of contemporary civilization, and pay attention for the thrashing of its rusted heart.

"Dark fiction so numbing chilly and leading edge you larger carry onto your ass along with your loose hand ... There are not any basic 'entertainments' or affordable grabs for the throat to be came across right here. Hodge is lethal desirous about featuring a global the place the worst punishment is the mere undeniable fact that you're acutely aware you'll likely stay to work out one other day."

So wrote esteemed critic Stanley Wiater in regards to the Convulsion manufacturing facility prior to rating it one of the 113 top books of contemporary horror fiction. Its 12 tales are fused jointly by way of the ordinary motif of deterioration ... the decay of towns and households, id and gender, idolatry and love. between them:

"Godflesh" - In pursuit of the final word in excitement, what is old is new again.

"Androgyny" - what's love? souls and one flesh.

"Cancer factors Rats" - The symbiosis among a television reporter and the serial killer who is making her occupation metamorphoses towards its inevitable extreme.

"Extinctions In Paradise" - Their day-by-day fight for survival hurtles the road young ones of a South American slum right into a new section of evolution.

"Liturgical track For Nihilists" - within the relax of a derelict slaughterhouse, an unintended god awakens and calls to its own.

Out of degradation comes new life.

If purely that have been the great news...

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Download E-books Voice of our Shadow PDF

By Jonathan Carroll

For Joe Lennox, winning younger author, the previous urban of Vienna presents a safe haven from the tragic reminiscence of his brother's dying, for which he feels a mystery guilt. In Vienna he has an affair with India Tate, whose husband Paul dies, yet no longer prior to he has came upon that they're enthusiasts.

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