New PDF release: A Man in a Distant Field: A Novel

By Theresa Kishkan

Short-listed for the 2005 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

Declan O’Malley got here to the coast of British Columbia since it used to be as far-off from eire as he might be able to pass. Haunted by way of thoughts of his family’s loss of life by the hands of the Black and Tans, Declan is not able to flee his grief. He immerses himself in a brand new existence, trying to produce a extra excellent translation of Homer’s Odyssey whereas even as changing into toward the kinfolk on whose estate he's residing. yet Declan can't unfastened himself from his previous, and whilst eire beckons, he's attracted to his personal historical past and to the chance for a happier future.

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New PDF release: Il cielo ti cerca (Italian Edition)

By Richard Bach

In questa favola vera e illuminante, Richard Bach racconta, con los angeles limpida semplicità di sempre, una storia di sogni e illusioni, speranza e voglia di libertà.
Jamie Forbes è un pilota che non si stanca mai di volare: ha accumulato dodicimila ore di volo, ha guidato ogni tipo di aereo, e ogni volta che accende il motore prova los angeles stessa magica emozione. Oggi che ha i capelli bianchi, Jamie insegna a volare a quelli che, come lui, sognano di avere le ali. Finché, un mattino di settembre, durante un volo gli giunge il disperato SOS di una donna, Maria: è a bordo di un piccolo aereo e il pilota, suo marito, ha avuto un malore. Jamie le parla through radio, con dolcezza e fermezza, e le dà istruzioni in keeping with un atterraggio di fortuna. Con l. a. sola forza della mente, los angeles persuade di poter volare: los angeles ipnotizza. Proprio come ha fatto con lui il leggendario illusionista Blacksmith, che molti anni prima lo aveva persuaso a credere di essere prigioniero in una cella di pietra – mentre le mani tremanti di Jamie toccavano solo aria. Soltanto ora, di fronte all’atterraggio miracoloso di Maria, Jamie Forbes capisce quella vecchia lezione. E si rende contro dell’immenso potere della suggestione nelle nostre vite, imparando che dobbiamo essere noi a dare forma alla realtà, e non l. a. realtà, con le sue illusioni e i suoi inganni, a plasmare i nostri sogni e impedirci di viverli davvero. Perché, come il gabbiano Jonathan Livingston, se solo lo vogliamo, possiamo essere tutti liberi di volare.

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Stauffer Stef's Marthas Gäste: Roman (German Edition) PDF

By Stauffer Stef

Martha erinnert sich. An ihren Mann, an ihre Brüder und Schwestern, an die Eltern und die Kinder. Martha erinnert sich an die vergangene Zeit, als die Verwandtschaft bei ihr im Haus ein- und ausging und sie am Stubentisch deren Geschichten erfuhr. Die kann sie heute noch alle erzählen. Etwa die, wie der Hermann Mechaniker werden wollte, weshalb das Friedi Schulden hatte, oder warum der Adolf nie geheiratet hat. Das weiss Martha alles noch. Welcher Tag heute ist, das weiss sie nicht. Auch nicht, ob sie bereits gegessen hat oder warum die Tabletten schon wieder fehlen. So alltäglich die geschilderten Episoden auch scheinen, steckt in jeder Geschichte doch eine Prise Enttäuschung, ein geplatzter Traum oder ein Ereignis, welches einen Einschnitt in der jeweiligen Biografie bedeutet. Es geht um Geld und Liebe, Tod und Zukunftspläne, Familie und Freundschaft. Eine exemplarisch anmutende Familiengeschichte in der Berner Landschaft der 1910er bis 1990er Jahre entsteht. Stef Stauffer lässt die dienstfertige Martha derart ungehemmt erzählen, dass Martha die schillerndste Persönlichkeit des Hauses wird. - Bildhafter Roman über das Erinnern und Vergessen - Reiz des absichtslosen Rückschauens - Kunstvoll verzahnte Zeit- und Erzählebenen

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Download PDF by Howard Goldenberg: Carrots and Jaffas

By Howard Goldenberg

Carrots and Jaffas tells the tale of 2 red-headed exact twins whose oneness is ruptured whilst one among them is abducted. Their startling intimacy is either a power and a fault line of their being, and as soon as separated, their individuality emerges. during this exhilarating family story set in Melbourne and the Flinders levels, the reader encounters the twins' mom and dad - emotional, scripture-quoting Luisa and calm Bernard - in addition to amazing storytellers, document, an eccentric outback surgeon and Greta, an Aboriginal elder. Trauma is by means of restoration in the course of the unforeseen company of tale and 'country' (in the Australian Aboriginal that means of that term).

Howard Goldenberg is a physician, author, marathon runner and Olympic torch bearer. He has written non-fiction books, My Father's Compass (2007) and Raft (2009). this can be his first novel.

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New PDF release: Oiorpata: von den Männertöterinnen (Die Männertöterinnen)

By R.B. Johanns

Oiorpata - Männertöterinnen - nannten sie die einen, Amazoi - die Brustlosen - die anderen!
Das eine, weil sie sich keinem Mann unterordnen wollten und bereit waren, ihre Freiheit bis zum Äußersten zu verteidigen; das andere, weil sie ihren Töchtern, hieß es, die rechte Brust ausbrannten, damit diese beim Umgang mit Pfeil und Bogen nicht im Wege sei!
Für beides haben wir keine Beweise, ja, niemand weiß, ob die sagenhaften Kriegerinnen, die uns heute unter dem Namen Amazonen bekannt sind, überhaupt existiert haben!
Doch, wie sagt guy - wo Rauch ist, ist auch Feuer! Keine Legende hätte über Jahrtausende Bestand, wenn sie nicht ein Körnchen Wahrheit enthalten würde!
Dieses Buch führt Sie an den Ursprung dieser Legende, weit zurück in eine dunkle, längst vergangene Zeit ...
NUR FÜR ERWACHSENE!

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Download e-book for kindle: Castle of Dreams by Elise McCune

By Elise McCune

A poignant, luminous novel approximately sisters, a few mom and daughter, a enjoyed granddaughter, the previous that separates them and the therapeutic that incorporates forgiveness.


Castle of Dreams (with its appealing hide) exhibits the phrases "An captivating novel of affection, betrayals, loss and kin secrets and techniques" at the entrance; i could not agree extra. I used to be completely engrossed within the story.

Brenda's evaluate - Goodreads reviewer

I am a massive fan of reports which may delivery me clear of the 'here and now' into over again and position, and this one does precisely that. It's immersive and captivating and that i could not positioned it down. hugely recommended!

Cecilia Dart-Thornton - top promoting Author

One may perhaps simply think this hugely visible Australian paintings may translate onto the monitor or as a tv sequence which might have foreign appeal. 

Pauline Luke - writer and Goodreads reviewer

I learn it in days. The latter a part of the unconventional ensured that I was once not able to forestall turning the pages until eventually the secrets and techniques of the Blake sisters have been uncovered.
Castle of Dreams is a spellbinding and magical novel that illustrates the facility of lengthy held family members secrets and techniques. Castle of Dreams is definitely a 5 megastar learn for me, it's the kind of booklet that i'm going to cross directly to as many readers as i will as I loved it. 

Amanda Barrett - # 164 Goodreads reviewer

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Download PDF by Stephen Brennan: Irish Stories and Folklore: A Collection of Thirty-Six

By Stephen Brennan

For a relatively small kingdom, Ireland’s contributions to the area of literature were huge, immense. From the older culture, Irish writers have inherited a feeling of ask yourself within the face of nature, a story variety that has a tendency towards the intentionally exaggerated or absurd, a prepared experience of the facility of satire. those issues hold during the whole canon of Irish literature, up till sleek occasions. Stephen Brennan brings us this selection of vintage tales, essays, and fairytales that tell the prior and hence, the current, of our so much liked fiction.
This choice of thirty-six tales contains the influential works of Ireland’s so much valuable authors, including:
• Oscar Wilde
• Jonathan Swift
• James Joyce
• W. B. Yeats
• And such a lot of more!
In Irish tales and Folklore, the reader can revisit outdated favorites like Oscar Wilde’s brief tale, “The Canterville Ghost” and realize lesser identified treasures corresponding to, “The Orangeman: Or the sincere Boy and the Thief” by means of Maria Edgeworth. The creative tales contained during this quantity are absolute to have interaction the brain and enjoyment readers seeking to increase their wisdom of the wealthy historical past of Irish literature and folklore.

Skyhorse Publishing, in addition to our Arcade, Yucca, and reliable Books imprints, are proud to submit a large diversity of books for readers attracted to fiction—novels, novellas, political and clinical thrillers, comedy, satire, old fiction, romance, erotic and love tales, secret, vintage literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics together with Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and masses extra. whereas now not each identify we put up turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're dedicated to books on matters which are occasionally missed and to authors whose paintings will possibly not differently discover a home.

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Download e-book for iPad: Women's Voices by Rebekah S. Cole,Justin Q. Young

By Rebekah S. Cole,Justin Q. Young

She was once younger, pregnant and undesirable. despatched away by means of her mom to dwell up north in Chicago together with her aunts, Jonetta Miller was once confronted with difficult offerings: to turn into an in-house prostitute or turn into homeless. With these darkish secrets and techniques at the back of her and actually buried approximately 40 years, so far as she is anxious, it’s nobody’s company. yet items of her earlier start to spread while her youngest daughter, sunrise, returns domestic and begins to question a ordinary nightmare of an unthinkable crime. With the looming possibility of her previous being uncovered much more tricky to surmount is the meltdown of her daughters, Phyllis and Colette, who've been like oil and vinegar all their lives. even supposing disorder and deceit bind this family members jointly, Jonetta fears that the reality will force them aside. This tale will demonstrate how useful redemption and forgiveness are for a kinfolk to heal.

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Get Im Reich der Schlangenkönigin: Märchen, Schwänke, Helden- PDF

By Erika Glassen,Hasan Özdemir

Es conflict einmal, es warfare keinmal … beginnt so manches Märchen, das uns in die Welt der Feen, Riesen und Dämonen führt, ins Reich der Schlangenkönigin Sahmeran, dorthin, wo Zauberkräfte walten. Die Grenzen zwischen Wirklichkeit und Fantasie sind durchlässig. Diese verwunschene Welt der orientalischen Märchen ist uns aus Tausendundeine Nacht vertraut. Das unerschöpfliche arabische Erzählwerk zeigt, dass Araber, Perser, Türken und Inder in vormoderner Zeit eine reiche, gemeinsame Märchen- und Mythentradition pflegten. Die türkischen Volkssänger und Märchenerzähler haben im kulturellen Schmelztiegel Anatolien Mythen verschiedener Herkunft übernommen und mit ihrer eigenen culture verbunden.

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