Last Night Of Carnival And Other Stories

Author: Norberto Luis Romero
Publisher: Leaping Dog Press/Asylum
ISBN: 1587750147
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The erotic, surreal, and provocative stories of Last Night of Carnival, comprise an exile aesthetic, where the speaker is exiled from his homeland, from the stale middleclass values of his parents, and from dead pieties of previous generations that have become ossified in the culture. Romero creates a world as fantastic as any created by Kafka, Borges, or Calvino.

The Chieftain S Carnival

Author: Michael Anthony
ISBN: 9789766372866
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All the stories in this anthology are based on actual historical events: the title story features three very well-known personalities from Carnival 1930; a fictitious event on Columbus s first voyage to the Caribbean is dramatised in Duel in the Sun: the Red House fire of 1903, which can be said to have lit the road to Trinidad and Tobago s independence, is featured in Run Eva Run to name a few. As readers, we are granted fascinating insight, not only into each of the real situations, but also into their effects on everyday people some of which are still being felt today.

A Carnival In My Heart And Other Stories

Author: Kenneth C. Gardner Jr.
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1532034598
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The stories in this volume present some life-changing episodes from the lives of characters associated with the fictional town of Menninger, North Dakota, first created in the novel The Song Is Ended.

The Carnival Of The Night

Author: Nicholas Carey
ISBN: 9781980484172
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Some call it purgatory, others know it as the in-between, but for those poor souls who are trapped there eternally it is simply: The Carnival -- macabre mockery where night is never-ending, and a sadistic creature known as The Fool rules with an iron fist. And the Fool has one rule: No one leaves The Carnival. Ever.Christopher, the latest arrival thrust reluctantly through the gates, is certain that he doesn't belong there, and he's damn sure he's not going to be staying. To have any chance of escaping, he must confront not only The Fool, but his own dark past.

The Somnambulist And Other Stories

Author: Adam J. Scott
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The Shape Of The Final Dog And Other Stories

Author: Hampton Fancher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101600667
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Best known as the original screenwriter of Blade Runner, author Hampton Fancher makes his debut with this extraordinary collection that bears all of the hallmarks that have made him beloved to film fans. These are stories about people and places that exist just outside our perceptions of space and time: in “Narrowing the Divide,” an escaped lab rat winds up in a philosophical conversation with a man whose wife sleeps in the next room; in “Cargot,” a failed actor is reincarnated as a garden snail and avenges himself with a Hollywood producer’s wife; and in “The Black Weasel,” a washed-up bartender finds an unlikely traveling partner in a slow-witted drifter with a suspicious bankroll. These are also stories about survival and instinct, with elements of the absurd and the sublime. The Shape of the Final Dog is a rare literary work that is mordantly funny, deftly written, and bound to delight and entertain.

The Carnival At Bray

Author: Jessie Ann Foley
Publisher: Elephant Rock Books
ISBN: 0989515567
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Winner of the 2014 Helen Sheehan YA Book PrizeIt's 1993, and the Teen Spirit Generation pulses to the hum of the grunge movement. Sixteen-year-old Maggie Lynch is plucked from her blue-collar Chicago neighborhood to a small town on the Irish Sea. Surviving off care-packages of Spin magazine and Twizzlers from her rocker uncle Kevin, she wonders if she'll ever find her place in this new world. When tragedy and first love simultaneously strike, Maggie embarks upon a forbidden quest to fulfill a dying wish. Her pilgrimage takes her from the coastal town of Bray to a dodgy youth hostel in Dublin and finally to a life-altering Nirvana concert in Rome. Maggie finds adventure, amazing music, and a mess of trouble, but also a previously untapped strength in herself to really live. Unlike other YAnovels, this story is beautifully character-driven and devoid of far-fetched coincidence. It avoids the tropes of being set in nameless suburbia or told in a sardonic first-person voice. The time period will appeal to the counterculture teens of todaywho have posters of Kurt Cobain plastered on their walls as well as theolder set of readers who grew up with Maggie. Additional bonus features and suggested reading lists create an entire experience for any age."

A Distinguished Provincial At Paris Lost Illusions And Other Stories

Author: Honoré de Balzac
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Uncle Tickle And Other Stories

Author: Kevin L. Jones
ISBN: 130086947X
File Size: 71,89 MB
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Last Stories And Other Stories

Author: William T. Vollmann
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 014312756X
File Size: 39,36 MB
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This collection of connected ghost stories from the author of Europe Central includes tales about a farmer's deceased wife who returns, a geisha who becomes a cherry tree and a man who romances the ghost of his high school girlfriend.