Category: Single Authors Short Stories

Download Bochumer Häuser: Geschichten von Häusern und Menschen by Rainer Küster PDF

By Rainer Küster

Ausgehend von unterschiedlichsten Gebäuden und Häusern, die seit Jahrzehnten oder sogar Jahrhunderten zum Bochumer Stadtbild und zur Geschichte der Stadt gehören, hat sich Rainer Küster auf Spurensuche begeben. Mit Fingerspitzengefühl fügt er Zeitzeugenberichte, Überliefertes und Erzählungen als Ergebnisse seiner Recherchen wie Puzzleteile zusammen. Dabei entsteht ein Bild, das nicht nur die Entstehungsgeschichte, architektonische info, Umbaumaßnahmen, Zerstörung und Wiederaufbau der Häuser nachzeichnet, sondern das vor allem die Geschichte und Geschichten der Menschen erzählt, die in diesen Gebäuden lebten oder noch leben, darin arbeiten oder eine enge Bindung zu ihnen haben. Es handelt sich dabei um so unterschiedliche Stätten wie das Schauspielhaus Bochum, das Kaufhaus "Kortum", eine Wohnung in einem Seniorenheim oder die Ruhr-Universität Bochum und um so unterschiedliche Menschen wie eine Fechtlehrerin, einen Nachtwächter, eine KZ-Aufseherin oder ein junges jüdisches Mädchen. Die Vielschichtigkeit der ebenso informativen wie unterhaltsamen Geschichten bietet dem Bochumer Leser neue info zu seiner Stadt, macht das Buch aber auch für Nicht-Bochumer lesenswert. Denn am Beispiel Bochums werden auch die Geschichte und der Wandel einer ganzen zone erzählt.

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Download The American Wife (Michigan Literary Fiction Awards) by Elaine Ford PDF

By Elaine Ford

“ Elaine Ford’ s assortment roams the territory among the mind and the center. She writes of the human situation with precision, in language that's either grave and conversational. Her characters step out of the true international onto the web page, the place she develops them quietly, yet with compassionate fullness. This author grips the reader along with her prepared wisdom of the psyche of individuals-— their causes and secrets and techniques— and likewise with the outstanding issues that take place to them.”

— Laura Kasischke, pass judgement on, Michigan Literary Fiction Awards

Of Elaine Ford’ s novel, Missed Connections, the Washington Post wrote that it's a paintings “ of small episodes, of specific sentences, of bizarre clarity.” that very same readability proves an unsettling strength in Ford’ s tales, the place precision of prose frequently belies uncertainties hidden underneath. within the name piece, an American lady in England, embroiled in a dating doomed to fail, discovers how little she is familiar with approximately her personal wants and impulses. In one other tale, one other American spouse, deserted in Greece through her archaeologist husband, struggles to resolve a criminal offense nobody else believes to were committed.

Throughout her tales Ford touches at the mysteries that make up our lives. each one tale in itself is a masterpiece of such element and tool as to rework the way in which we see the world.

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Download A Tapestry: Of Life's Journeys by Richard Ellis Shaw PDF

By Richard Ellis Shaw

Writing is the construction of pictures, the power to stir feelings or proportion a standard event. i've got loved writing those tales and wish you are going to get pleasure from examining them. Ten brief Stories:
The present – love letters and a doll’s cradle
Missing summer season – treasure – collage commencement – small town-relationships
Author’s personality – clean web page – character’s revenge
Rebirth – ultimately realizing who she is
The Photographer – Double puppy dare – unusual digital camera – and a photographer
Susie’s Diner – small city – characters – lives changing
Chance come upon – Stepping open air of her convenience zone
Interloper – noises and lighting fixtures in an deserted farmhouse
Snow Day – no college – top information ever
Dusty e-book Emporium – unexplainable trip in a book place – maybe

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Download Vidas vulnerables (Spanish Edition) by Pablo Simonetti PDF

By Pablo Simonetti

"La primera vez que leí un cuento suyo lo hice por curiosidad y no pude dejarlo hasta el ultimate. El suspenso te engancha desde el principio en sus relatos. Hace tiempo que no leía cuentos tan bien narrados."

Roberto Bolaño


Amores prohibidos, vidas trizadas, seres atados a sus frágiles conciencias: Fabrizio Cardini, Claudio Álamos, Arturo Bossard, Videncio Fuentes... Cada uno de los protagonistas de estos doce relatos descubre l. a. fractura de su existencia y el destino que conlleva su propia vulnerabilidad. Desde los jardines del Bóbolia a los matorrales del Santa Lucía, estos relatos avanzan con implacable precisión: su propósito es desactivar l. a. imagen externa que proyectan los personajes para penetrar en su tumultuoso mundo interior.

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Download The Bodysurfer’s Guide to Life by Mark Wollard PDF

By Mark Wollard

"On a summer time afternoon, Jack reveals his existence in unforeseen transition as his activity is eradicated. In reaction, he comes to a decision to take a while on the seashore to rediscover who he's and what he wishes out of life.
To his shock, his trip brings him including a peacefully chuffed bodysurfer/beach thinker, named Fin, who is helping Jack detect that this time of transition can be a time of latest beginnings to assist Jack achieve his maximum capability in life.
As Fin teaches Jack tips to use the power of a wave to take pleasure in a very good bodysurfing event, Jack learns tips to use the strength of existence in order that he can belief his intestine, leap in and luxuriate in the experience of his life.
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Download Lady Susan e le altre: Romanzi e racconti epistolari by Jane Austen,Giuseppe Ierolli PDF

By Jane Austen,Giuseppe Ierolli

In questa raccolta vengono riuniti racconti e romanzi brevi, compiuti e incompiuti, della produzione giovanile che, scritti in forma di lettere, consentono a Jane Austen di mettere alla prova los angeles propria arguzia, los angeles verve ironica e l’inimitabile capacità di intreccio che avrebbero caratterizzato capolavori come Orgoglio e pregiudizio. Dal matrimonio lampo di Amelia Webster fino alle trame ordite dalla subdola antieroina di girl Susan, passando according to gli intrighi di Le tre sorelle e le fanciulle facili allo svenimento di Amore e amicizia, Austen forma nel corso di quegli anni il suo gusto according to los angeles narrazione e si avvicina ai temi che finiranno consistent with comporre i celebri romanzi dell’età adulta: le famiglie, i matrimoni, i pregiudizi, le inettitudini, le falsità, gli spiriti nobili e l. a. satira romantica.

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Download Cris et propos de collège: Nouvelles à plusieurs voix by Didier Straitur PDF

By Didier Straitur

los angeles première partie, Cris d’ados, invite le lecteur à suivre les voix de deux jeunes en face à face dans le texte. Ils sont à l’écoute l’un de l’autre, parfois sans le savoir et malgré eux, dans un cadre imaginaire qui favorise leur rapport, sauf le leading récit écrit à une seule voix. Dans l. a. deuxième partie, Propos d’un prof, ce sont les paroles occasionnelles d’un professeur fictif dans des events diverses, en simulant le déroulement d’une année scolaire, sans rapport direct d’un texte à l’autre, mais comme des répliques à des questions sensibles d’enseignement et de vie en collège.

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Download Philò: E altre storie del vecchio Friuli. (Italian Edition) by Gianfranco Plenizio PDF

By Gianfranco Plenizio

Philò raccoglie storie, presenti nella memoria dell’autore, che riguardano il piccolo paese del Friuli in cui è cresciuto. L’epoca va dal 1860 circa a cent’anni dopo. È un Friuli ormai scomparso, ricordato con tenerezza e sorriso. Conoscerlo vorrà dire rivedere, dalla parte degli umili, lo sviluppo di un secolo di storia e comprendere le radici di una cultura ormai significativamente diversa.

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Download The Loftiest Thing by S Davis PDF

By S Davis

The Loftiest factor, a suite of brief fiction via writer S.O. Davis, examines the complexities that frequently include offerings and relationships. In those tales, usual humans locate themselves on the interesting crossroads that regularly appear themselves in the human event. Which approach will they cross? what's going to they decide on? Will each one examine that love, the loftiest factor, is the guts and the purpose of it all?

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