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Zoë; or, The Clockwork Spheres of Paradise: Zone-Saint-Cloud

By: Sean Fraser

Zone-Saint-Cloud is the fourth of 17 chapters published in serial form wherein Zoë meets the Statesman; and visits le Closet des Brumes arcade and les Trois Magies arcades: Theourgia, Maleficium, Spiritalis; listens to The Scrivening Tale; attends a Tent Revival on the flat lands in département Drôme; and, views a Théâtre Tale.

Intrigues and Plots: France, 1913 — Statesmen, Chancellors, Ministers, Potestates and Lords conspire with Intolerance: Aristocracy, Timocracy, Tyranny, and enlightened Despotism were enlarged by the swift increase of their acts of Imperialism.

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Soles Redire Possvnt

By: Raúl Rodríguez Del Río

Poesía. Edición Bilingüe. Español-Galego

Si el cielo no está escrito ninguna necesidad lo traerá hasta nosotros.

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Rock and Roll Love Story : The Two Volume Set

By: Silone RR

Rock and Roll, romance, business

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The Crack in the Bomb : A Novel

By: Alexander Michael Schaffer

Post-Gaddis, close third-person tragicomedy; linear storytelling, mise-en-scene not overexpansive.

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Alas de Hecatombe : Ás de Hecatombe

By: Raúl Rodréguez del Río

Poesía. Edición Bilingüe.

Profundiza en mi alma, corazón, profundiza en un cielo a todas luces maldito. Mi execrable voluntad fue buscando la entrega y algo que ardiera como la belleza en el ala del abejaruco. ¿Qué sustancia es el afecto comparado con una croqueta canina? ¿En qué pueden parecerse? Pienso en el amor, pienso para perros.

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Virtvs Insvla Est

By: Raúl Rodríguez Del Río

Poesía. Edición Bilingüe. Galego-Español

Cuando regresemos seremos como esos Dioses Albatros de Baudelaire. Desterrados, desposeídos de cielo sobre una sucia cubierta, insultados por marineros borrachos y burlados por el destino de nuestras alas.

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Zoë : or, The Clockwork Spheres of Paradise: Grand Canyon du Verdon

By: Sean Fraser

Grand Canyon du Verdon is the third of 17 chapters published in serial form wherein Zoë meets the Judge, the Tiger, Guillaume Merle, the Chess Player, the Prostitute, and the Sylphide-Collector; and, passes the twenty arcades of Magia Naturalis.

Alliances and Ententes: France, 1913 — England, France, Italy, Russia, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Greece, Portugal and Rumania; the German Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Ottoman Empire.

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Munir

By: Christian Sorensen

There is no good war. All war is hideous. munir is a novel about Baghdad under Occupation. It is a story detailing the tragic intersection of intelligence personnel, militants, and Iraqi millennials.

“Ah!” Majid exclaimed, realizing where they were. Spying their favorite nook in the city, Majid approached the cozy concrete to kick back. Munir had noticed this quotidian wonder many years ago when he was working part-time as a delivery boy. One ‘precision’ strike in 1991, courtesy of a 35-year-old B-52 bomber, had taken out a homeless shelter. The blast had also carved the ideal reading nook out of an adjacent wall. The shelter was eventually rebuilt, but the wall re...

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Living Without Regrets

By: Sopuruchukwu Chukwudi Okafor; Sopuruchukwu Chukwudi Okafor

This book is a guide for anyone who wishes to live a happy life which will be free of regrets.And If you are the person, do not hesitate to download this book because it will reveal to you the practical steps you are to take in order to live a happy life. Remember that this life is too short and for that reason it's not worth living in regrets

This book will help you a lot to live a life free of regrets

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Zoë : or, The Clockwork Spheres of Paradise: Vese

By: Sean Fraser

Vese is the second of 17 chapters published in serial form wherein Zoë meets the Astronomer, the Lamp-Lighter, the Aristocrat, and the Chancellor; and, visits les Sept Arts interdits arcade, Grand Hôtel Dieu de Vese, and Autochthones and Wights arcade.

L’Âge Moderne: France, 1913 — Statesmen, Chancellors, Ministers, and Lords sought the divine virtues of Imperialism and Colonialism under the Arguments presented by agents of the Nine Cardinal Virtues: Divinity, Honour, Justice, Melancholy, Piety, Prudence, Sovereignty, Temperance and Transcendence for the States mired in Panic and Depression; and, injustices remaining from the Napoleonic and 1870 Wars.

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Vadhod Vakhtovakhat : Web Journal, No. 1: Web Journal

By: Manilal Gala, Editor

It is a part one of the web anthology of articles in Kachhi language published in website : vadhod.com during 2014-2015 period

bhorindho, aguno kachhi vajinter, aakhani, holana, piroli, ginan-kos, sad-sanket ji gaal,

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Zoë : or, The Clockwork Spheres of Paradise: Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

By: Sean Fraser

Notre-Dame-de-Grâce is the first of 17 chapters published in serial form wherein Zoë meets the Ferryman and the Lighthouse-Keeper.

L’Ancien Régime: France, 1913 — Modern vicissitudes in les Belles Époques had ascended in a progressive era which begat the Machine Age. Presidents, Lords, Kings, Courts, Parliaments and Congresses and Leagues were belaboured against the Senses of Reason and Logic as they indulged with the Seven Deadly Vices: Sloth, Jealousy, Greed, Ignorance, Intolerance, Despair and Fear; and, in the intrigues performed, they would be sent forth on that voyage where all are passenger.

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The Bald Boy Keloglan and the Most Beautiful Girld in the World

By: Ph.D. HB Paksoy

Before we ascend to the thoughts and deeds of Keloğlan, it may be desirable to explore the foundations of Turkish oral literature, which enjoys its share of archetypes. One such internationally known character is Nasreddin Hoja (or, Hoca), representing the voice of reason in a witty manner. On one occasion, Nasreddin borrows a kazan (large cauldron) from his neighbor. When Nasreddin returns the kazan, the neighbor sees that there is a small cooking pot in the bottom. He...

On another celebrated occasion, which took place over some eight centuries ago, Nasreddin again demonstrates the necessity of experimental science and reasoning: One day Nasreddin brings home three pounds of meat, expecting his wife to cook it for dinner. At dinner-time, Nasreddin finds no meat on the table. He asks his wife, "What happened to the meat?" His wife replies, "The cat ate it." Nasreddin breezes into the kitchen, puts the cat on the scales, and d...

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Anthology Of Manohar's 56 Stories

By: Manohar Asija

This compilation of 56 fictional stories has been interspersed, with a view to categorize these independent theme-based entertaining bits of literature, created by the author for that type of readers who do not like lengthy novels/stories. However, the three sections, namely Micro Stories, Short Stories and Long Tale trifurcating the complete book indicate to the fact that the author kept in mind the immediate availability of the time at the disposal of his valued reader...

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My Dear Sister-in-law

By: Manohar Asija

Female spouse of one’s brother is called `sister-in-law`; similarly the sister of one’s spouse is sister-in-law. Again, the wife of one’s brother-in-law is also called sister-in-law, subject however to the condition that the said brother-in-law is not the husband of one’s own sister. Thus, in Indian society, we find a vast variety of sister-in-law. However, one factor of commonality is often found in the cases where at both ends of this relationship, we have females. The...

Perched in his wheelchair, at the moment on 30th June, 2007, this erstwhile lover of Maya -law. Of course, this infirm oldie his first ever acquaintance with Vibha Ratra took place, when his family ... Our mother, though surprised to be getting acquainted by her son to Mrs Wilson as the bride's mother, chose to maintain silence about her knowledge of that lady's `swarthy` reputation in the residential vicinity, during their adolescence. Instead of consoling his father ...

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K's Bhoomika

By: Manohar Asija

Having lost her mother, and virtually rendered `orphan`, in the absence of `father`, a little girl Named Bhoomika, by dint of sheer circumstances, happens to reach a virgin teacher. Here, the `blessed opportunity for education` awaits her, as she is inspired and guided by this benevolent lady towards higher education. Once, she was offered a part-time job of `a reader for a blind class-fellow` of hers at Khadi Degree College, Guhahati: and she gladly accepted it. Of cou...

"In fact, I had never spoken to her even a single word, though she continued to send me signals for initiating a dialogue with her. I had to go to fetch my daily quota of water from the water-tap, provided at the back of her tenement, for all the four segments, in the vicinity. Almost every time, we had to place our buckets or utensils, in a queue, while waiting for our turn. Being shy of passing through the front lane, while approaching the water-tap, I preferred to wal...

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Jhalla (A Silly Lad)

By: Manohar Asija

The Analytical Sketches of the biography, titled `Jhalla` (A Silly Lad) is an exposition of the various stages, leaving behind sweet and sometimes sour reminiscences on the mind of the author. This treatise aims to provide the glimpses of the life’s journey already traversed by him for over 8 decades. Here, in this book, he jumps from one stage to another, to provide the reader of his past and the present day life. The scheme of the book is based on segments and their c...

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Exploring, Exploiting

By: Manohar Asija

This novel is based on the plot that describes the life of a young lady having worked as Assistant Professor at the University level. These days, she is engaged by a Trust, interested in promoting `mental illumination through peace of mind and self-confidence. She is going places to deliver lectures, keep in mind the aims of the organization as well as the composition of the audiences. In fact, since her infancy she is on the move from one part of India to another, eve...

Dear Madhu Ji, On my way back home I recapitulated, as my routine exercise, the discussions at the Coffee House. Can you recall the reaction of Mr Malik to Lal's outburst against the final outcome of Dhananjay Chakrovarty's legal battle to ward off the Capital punishment pronounced on him for rape and murder of a minor girl, when he himself was just 21 years? ……………..." I suppose Mr. Malik came out with some amusing retort, which made almost the entire group at the table...

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Circumstantially Evolved Relationship

By: Manohar Asija

Two bank employees, one married male and the other unmarried female happened to mark affinity for self in the other. This unmarried person was the boss of the other one. In view of the mutual affinity, this boss visited the other’s residence for delivering in person the `invite` on the occasion of her marriage with an NRI doctor. In a couple of years, the marriage of both these persons reached the stage of irretrievable breakdown, as both were feeling suffocated with t...

“It appears to me that almost every religion tends to circumscribe the reasoning potentials of its followers. The self-styled custodian of the religious beliefs would not take it upon himself as a duty to seek the explanations of the `deviating folk`, unless an explosive situation emerges,” Nidhi expresses her opinion in the presence of the lone listener … She says, “Even at this moment, some kuchcha structure is visible. A notice board is also clearly visible from he...

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Abraded Emotionality

By: Manohar Asija

This moderately sized novel opens before the reader, with an episode that took place, when after having driven over a hundred kilometers relating to the pleasure trip from Delhi to Kosani, a tourist resort situated in the Kumayun Hills a range of the Himalayas in the North of India, being undertaken by a group of very intimate three unwed oldies, all retired college teachers, when one of them is accosted by the owner of the roadside `Dhaba` (an indigenous restaurant) wh...

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