Contemporary Short Stories

New PDF release: El camino de San Giovanni (Biblioteca Calvino) (Spanish

By Italo Calvino,Aurora Bernárdez

De entre las obras que Italo Calvino tenía en proyecto, ésta estaba destinada a formar una serie de «ejercicios de los angeles memoria». De los ocho que el autor se proponía escribir, se reúnen aquí cinco, escritos entre 1962 y 1977. Un paisaje, una situación, un pensamiento desatan en Calvino el recuerdo imperfecto de un hecho o de una thought cuya existencia pasada no es lo que más le interesa, sino su desarrollo en los angeles memoria, su incidencia en el presente. Así, por ejemplo, el camino que su padre recorría todos los días, cuesta arriba hacia los campos y bosques del monte San Giovanni, determinó su irrefrenable tendencia a seguir, cuesta abajo, hacia l. a. ciudad, el camino de l. a. literatura. O también el ritual doméstico de sacar a l. a. calle todas las noches los angeles bolsa de los angeles basura le sugiere irónicamente, en La poubelle agréée, una serie de brillantísimas variaciones sobre el tema de los angeles purificación de las escorias y las decantaciones de los angeles memoria.

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Daniel Zomparelli's Everything Is Awful and You're a Terrible Person PDF

By Daniel Zomparelli

In those quirky interconnected tales of first-person narratives, textual content messages, and fb posts, homosexual males search for love, bake pies, hook up on Grindr, use Botox, have threesomes with ghosts, and worry happiness: a deadpan, tragicomic exploration of affection, wish, and disorder within the twenty-first century.

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Download e-book for iPad: Todas las cosmicómicas (Biblioteca Calvino) (Spanish by Italo Calvino,Ángel Sánchez-Gijón

By Italo Calvino,Ángel Sánchez-Gijón

«Muchos críticos han definido estos cuentos míos como un nuevo tipo de ficción científica. Ahora bien, yo no tengo nada en contra de los angeles science-fiction, de los angeles que soy –como todos– un apasionado y divertido lector, pero me parece que los cuentos de ficción científica están construidos con un método completamente diferente del de los míos. los angeles primera diferencia, observada por varios críticos, es que l. a. sciencefiction trata del futuro, mientras que cada uno de mis cuentos se remonta a un pasado remoto, como si remedara un “mito de los orígenes”. Pero no sólo eso […] Yo quisiera servirme del dato científico como de una carga propulsora para salir de los hábitos de los angeles imaginación y vivir incluso lo cotidiano en los confines más extremos de nuestra experiencia; en cambio me parece que l. a. ficción científica tiende a acercar lo que está lejos, lo que es difícil de imaginar, y que tiende a darle una dimensión realista.»Italo CalvinoEn este libro se reúnen, por primera vez, en un solo volumen, todas las cosmicómicas, relatos en los que Calvino, a partir de 1964, asumió el divertido deber de aligerar y hacer visibles los arduos conceptos de los angeles ciencia contemporánea, llegando a crear un género más próximo a los mitos cosmogónicos que a l. a. ciencia-ficción.

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Get Crímenes (Narrativa) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Ferdinand von Schirach

Primera obra literaria de Ferdinand von Schirach, esta serie de relatos basados en los angeles experiencia profesional de este reputado jurista alemán fue los angeles revelación editorial y uno de los mayores éxitos de los últimos años en su país.

Además de obtener el prestigioso Premio Kleist, Crímenes mereció un torrente de elogiosos comentarios de l. a. crítica y ocupó durante casi un año las listas de libros más vendidos. Cerca de setecientos casos desde que inició su carrera de abogado penalista en Berlín son el bagaje de vivencias que Von Schirach ha transformado, con un aguzado instinto narrativo, en una obra literaria de atmósfera cautivadora.

El lenguaje sobrio y conciso de l. a. búsqueda de los angeles verdad judicial subraya l. a. atención que Schirach fija en los crímenes cometidos por individuos corrientes, dejando que los hechos expongan los angeles realidad con toda su crudeza.

Profundamente unique, revelador y lleno de matices, Crímenes plantea el fascinante tema de l. a. escurridiza verdad en los procesos criminales y reflexiona sobre el sentido del castigo, pero, por encima de todo, nos habla con proximidad del ser humano, de su miseria y también de su grandeza.

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Read e-book online Henry Lawson Selected Stories (A&R Classics) PDF

By Henry Lawson

An crucial number of Henry Lawson's best-loved stories.

Rogues, larrikins and the misplaced humans - those undying tales variety from encouraged, laconic comedies to pathos and tragedy. this option showcases Lawson's variety as a fiction author and highlights his profound effect on how Australians see themselves. listed below are pleasant stories, exciting stories, stories of affection, of strife and of experience, stories choked with humour - tales of each temper, all alive with the magic of Lawson's genius, a genius which ranks with that of the world's maximum short-story writers. comprises 'the Drover's Wife', 'the Union Buries Its lifeless' and 'the Loaded Dog'.

'Lawson's genius is still as shiny and human as while he first boiled his literary billy' - the Bulletin

'A ebook of sincere, direct, sympathetic, funny writing approximately Australia from inside of is worthy a library of travelers' stories ... the result's a true ebook - a booklet in 100. His language is terse, supple, and richly idiomatic. He can inform a yarn with the best.' - the Academy on While the Billy Boils

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Read e-book online Acid (Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction) PDF

By Edward Falco

during this award-winning selection of brief tales Edward Falco narrates the lives and instances of our contemporaries, characters off the dizzying streets of finish of the century the USA. /// inside of those pages we meet such characters as Matt, the Midwestern boy who turns his again on an apple-pie way of life for the doubtful pleasures of lifestyles as a drug-smuggler and guitarist for the Flesh Puppets; and Jim Renkowski, drug broker became kin guy whose run-in with the earlier is just as undesirable as his worst nightmare. /// via characters like those, Falco unmasks the tricky truths that interact us on the private degrees of our being. The tales in Acid entertain and have interaction us and, in spite of everything, make new back a number of the oldest and such a lot intractable human struggles.

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Download e-book for kindle: Rising Abruptly: Stories (Robert Kroetsch Series) by Gisèle Villeneuve

By Gisèle Villeneuve

Gisèle Villeneuve’s brief tales try the elastic pull among ardour and terror. For concept, Villeneuve became to her own historical past to envision what lures city dwellers open air, to check themselves opposed to peaks and valleys. utilizing the overarching metaphor of hiking, she performs with shape, language, and narrative to bare our fears, our loves, our passions. emerging unexpectedly is an ideal spouse for someone who loves to go back and forth, loves a climber, or just glories within the attract of the mountains.

"Even the unassuming day journeys convey their moments. The whiteouts. The going off path. Scrambling backpedal on rock covered with verglas. Neither people liking it one bit, yet resolutely descending. concentrating on the instant that may switch every little thing with one misstep. The four-hour scramble that starts on a sunny summer time morning, stretching into the evening to a seventeen-hour epic. There are such days, they usually can occur an hour’s force from Calgary on a comparatively small mountain.
again to convenience, conversing up a typhoon. Doing the autopsy. looking at the tempest, nonetheless so genuine in our minds, reduction and pleasure revealed on our windburned faces. jointly, development tale, throughout time and throughout silences.
Back to convenience then acquires a complete new that means if you endure the land deep within the bone."
From “Assiniboine Crossroads”

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Michelle Cliff's Everything Is Now: New and Collected Stories PDF

By Michelle Cliff

'Everything is Now' brings jointly in a single quantity all the brief fiction of Jamaican born writer Michelle Cliff. The tales research the dualities of the fashionable international - black and white; the USA and the 3rd international; earlier and current; femininity and masculinity and colonialism and revolution.

--This textual content refers back to the Hardcover edition.

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New PDF release: God Telliing a Joke and Other Stories

By Dave Margoshes

God Telling a comic story and different tales is a suite of latest tales through the writer of Bix’s Trumpet and different tales, named ebook of the 12 months on the Saskatchewan e-book Awards and a finalist for the ReLit Award in 2007. one of the characters within the collection’s 19 tales are a 99-year-old slapstick comedian wearily hard God to convey the punch line; a lightning strike survivor whose success eventually runs out; a Princeton-educated trapper who transforms himself into the King of the Jews; a tender moment global conflict veteran not able to speak one other vet out of suicide; a carnival sideshow “geek” with a pitcher jaw; a stroke sufferer who suffers a distinct kind of center assault; and a author dubbed via an award jury as “a gourmand of longing.” The tales variety from laugh-out-loud comedy to wry satire to heart-wrenching romance to sober meditations at the nature of good looks, fact, lifestyles and dying. The tales exhibit Margoshes, a grasp story-teller, on the most sensible of his game.

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Posthumous Papers of a Living Author - download pdf or read online

By Robert Musil,Peter Wortsman

This number of exploratory items, brief tales, and reflections used to be initially released in Zurich in 1936. It used to be the final quantity Robert Musil released prior to his surprising dying in 1942. Musil had started to fathom the impossibility of com- pleting his enormous masterpiece the guy with out features and this quantity unearths a significantly varied point of his paintings. Musil observes a fly’s tragic fight with flypaper, the laughter of a horse; he friends via microscopes and telescopes, dissecting either huge and small. Musil’s quest for the basic is a voyage into the minute.

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