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Nino Ricci: Essays on His Works
Nino Ricci
Essays on His Works
Marino Tuzi
2016
ePub
This book of essays examines the fictional work of Nino Ricci from a variety of critical perspectives. These perspectives include ideas about literature, culture, identity, politics, and society in terms of Canada and the modern world. Each contributor examines a specific novel or several novels, focusing on the prevailing themes...
Nino Ricci: Essays on His Works
Nino Ricci
Essays on His Works
Marino Tuzi
2016
Kindle
This book of essays examines the fictional work of Nino Ricci from a variety of critical perspectives. These perspectives include ideas about literature, culture, identity, politics, and society in terms of Canada and the modern world. Each contributor examines a specific novel or several novels, focusing on the prevailing themes...
No Place Fit for a Child
Wade Bell
2011
ePub
The accomplished stories found in this book take the reader from Cuba to the Yukon, from a parched landscape in Canada to the cool streets of southern Spain, from Toronto to the Rockies, and from the narrowing world of the dying to the wondrous expanse of a child's imagination. Uncannily...
No Place Fit for a Child
Wade Bell
2011
Kindle
The accomplished stories found in this book take the reader from Cuba to the Yukon, from a parched landscape in Canada to the cool streets of southern Spain, from Toronto to the Rockies, and from the narrowing world of the dying to the wondrous expanse of a child's imagination. Uncannily...
No Safeguards
H. Nigel Thomas
2015
ePub
No Safeguards, the first in a trilogy, follows Jay and his brother Paul from childhood to young adulthood. We witness the destructive impact of fundamentalist Christian beliefs on their mother and father, opposition to those beliefs by the boys' grandmother and each boy's very different response to their parents' religiosity....
No Safeguards
H. Nigel Thomas
2015
Kindle
No Safeguards, the first in a trilogy, follows Jay and his brother Paul from childhood to young adulthood. We witness the destructive impact of fundamentalist Christian beliefs on their mother and father, opposition to those beliefs by the boys' grandmother and each boy's very different response to their parents' religiosity....
No. 22 Pleasure City
Mark Fishman
2018
ePub
A Japanese detective agency in Midwest America; a sex triangle with the vampish Angela at its apex, and love-sick Pohl and lust-warped Burnett at the receiving ends; a Fat Man devouring a huge luncheon amidst the splendors of his garden; and has-been vixen Violet seeking justice and revenge. Just some...
No. 22 Pleasure City
Mark Fishman
2018
Kindle
A Japanese detective agency in Midwest America; a sex triangle with the vampish Angela at its apex, and love-sick Pohl and lust-warped Burnett at the receiving ends; a Fat Man devouring a huge luncheon amidst the splendors of his garden; and has-been vixen Violet seeking justice and revenge. Just some...
Nobody Looks That Young Here
Daniel Perry
2018
ePub
This is Currie Township, Southwestern Ontario, where roads crumble, barns rot, jobs erode, marriages suffocate, and kids like Mike Carrion find themselves adrift in it all, scratching their way to adolescence before they either knuckle down or get out of here and never look back. Beginning with the Friday night...
Nobody Looks That Young Here
Daniel Perry
2018
Kindle
This is Currie Township, Southwestern Ontario, where roads crumble, barns rot, jobs erode, marriages suffocate, and kids like Mike Carrion find themselves adrift in it all, scratching their way to adolescence before they either knuckle down or get out of here and never look back. Beginning with the Friday night...
Notes of a Mediocre Man: Stories of India and America
Notes of a Mediocre Man
Stories of India and America
Bipin Aurora
2017
ePub
Two brothers come to school and do nothing but tell stories. A young woman works at the Indian Consulate in a major American city. A man goes to a singles dance. An unnamed narrator offers his “notes” on modern-day America. An old Jewish man in a nursing home tells the...
Notes of a Mediocre Man: Stories of India and America
Notes of a Mediocre Man
Stories of India and America
Bipin Aurora
2017
Kindle
Two brothers come to school and do nothing but tell stories. A young woman works at the Indian Consulate in a major American city. A man goes to a singles dance. An unnamed narrator offers his “notes” on modern-day America. An old Jewish man in a nursing home tells the...
Octopus Intelligence
Timothy Quinn
2009
ePub
Set in New York, Tehran, Port au Prince and Tegucigalpa, Octopus Intelligence tells the story of two desperate men. One, a former intelligence contractor suffering from a mysterious ailment, has returned home to find an oblique message spelled out on his bedroom floor. Another, a self-medicating paleontologist, has just discovered...
Octopus Intelligence
Timothy Quinn
2009
Kindle
Set in New York, Tehran, Port au Prince and Tegucigalpa, Octopus Intelligence tells the story of two desperate men. One, a former intelligence contractor suffering from a mysterious ailment, has returned home to find an oblique message spelled out on his bedroom floor. Another, a self-medicating paleontologist, has just discovered...
Of Snow, of Soul
Jüri Talvet, H.L. Hix
2010
ePub
Of Snow, of Soul offers a substantial selection from each of Talvet's three most recent poetry books, Kas sul viinamarju ka on? (Do You Also Have Grapes?, 2001), Unest, lumest (Of Dreams, of Snow, 2005) and Silmad peksavad une seinu (Eyes Beat the Walls of Sleep, 2008).
Of Snow, of Soul
Jüri Talvet, H.L. Hix
2010
Kindle
Of Snow, of Soul offers a substantial selection from each of Talvet's three most recent poetry books, Kas sul viinamarju ka on? (Do You Also Have Grapes?, 2001), Unest, lumest (Of Dreams, of Snow, 2005) and Silmad peksavad une seinu (Eyes Beat the Walls of Sleep, 2008).
On Order and Things
Stefan Psenak, Antonio D'Alfonso
2003
ePub
On Order and Things is the story of an impossible love between a man and a woman. Confused characters living in a senseless world where love and creativity are irrelevant. This poetic narrative is for all of us.
On Order and Things
Stefan Psenak, Antonio D'Alfonso
2003
Kindle
On Order and Things is the story of an impossible love between a man and a woman. Confused characters living in a senseless world where love and creativity are irrelevant. This poetic narrative is for all of us.
Origins
George Whipple
2003
ePub
Haunting and memorable, the poems in this collection exhibit a sensuous command of language. They are written in the new formalism, a refreshing change from the spate of free verse that has lately dominated the poetry scene. In each poem, Whipple plays with assonance, rhythm, and intermittent rhyme to intensify...
Origins
George Whipple
2003
Kindle
Haunting and memorable, the poems in this collection exhibit a sensuous command of language. They are written in the new formalism, a refreshing change from the spate of free verse that has lately dominated the poetry scene. In each poem, Whipple plays with assonance, rhythm, and intermittent rhyme to intensify...
Orioles in the Oranges
Melanie Janisse
2009
ePub
Orioles in the Oranges is a collection of poems that tells the story of love and loss as they find common ground in a Metis legend and in modern times. The poems weave the contemporary voice of a young woman who finds herself on Pelee Island letting go of a...
Orioles in the Oranges
Melanie Janisse
2009
Kindle
Orioles in the Oranges is a collection of poems that tells the story of love and loss as they find common ground in a Metis legend and in modern times. The poems weave the contemporary voice of a young woman who finds herself on Pelee Island letting go of a...
Orvieto: Urbs vetus
Orvieto
Urbs vetus
William Anselmi
2011
ePub
A richly woven story about life in the heart of Umbria, this travel narrative is filled with nostalgic and personal recollections of the city's history, architecture, culture, and its unique people.
Orvieto: Urbs vetus
Orvieto
Urbs vetus
William Anselmi
2011
Kindle
A richly woven story about life in the heart of Umbria, this travel narrative is filled with nostalgic and personal recollections of the city's history, architecture, culture, and its unique people.
Palestine
Hubert Haddad, Pierre L'Abbé
2014
ePub
Somewhere in the West Bank, an Israeli patrol is attacked by Palestinian commandos. One soldier is killed and another kidnapped. Wounded, in a state of shock, the hostage loses hold of reality and forgets everything, even his own name. Eventually rescued and taken in by two Palestinian women, he becomes...
Palestine
Hubert Haddad, Pierre L'Abbé
2014
Kindle
Somewhere in the West Bank, an Israeli patrol is attacked by Palestinian commandos. One soldier is killed and another kidnapped. Wounded, in a state of shock, the hostage loses hold of reality and forgets everything, even his own name. Eventually rescued and taken in by two Palestinian women, he becomes...
Paramita, Little Black
Suzanne Robertson
2011
ePub
In her first collection of poems, Suzanne Robertson meditates on the nature of intimacy; the connective tissue that binds stranger to stranger, human to animal, soul to landscape, heart to mind. Inspired by the Buddhist paramitas - actions that spark a spiritual sojourn, the poems attempt to both transcend and...
Paramita, Little Black
Suzanne Robertson
2011
Kindle
In her first collection of poems, Suzanne Robertson meditates on the nature of intimacy; the connective tissue that binds stranger to stranger, human to animal, soul to landscape, heart to mind. Inspired by the Buddhist paramitas - actions that spark a spiritual sojourn, the poems attempt to both transcend and...
Peace Tower
F.G. Paci
2011
ePub
Peace Tower is about the struggles to adjust to the first year of marriage. Mark Trecroci and Jennifer Drury, a young couple in love, learn what it means to uncover the reality behind the love. Living in Ottawa, under the shadow of the Parliament Buildings, the young couple go through...
Peace Tower
F.G. Paci
2011
Kindle
Peace Tower is about the struggles to adjust to the first year of marriage. Mark Trecroci and Jennifer Drury, a young couple in love, learn what it means to uncover the reality behind the love. Living in Ottawa, under the shadow of the Parliament Buildings, the young couple go through...
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