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By Raduan Nassar

'Yes, bastard, you're the single I love'

A pair of enthusiasts - a tender lady journalist and an older guy who owns an remoted farm within the Brazilian outback - spend the evening jointly. the following day they continue to ruin one another. Amid vitriolic insults, cruelty and warring egos, their sexual event becomes a savage energy video game. This severe, erotic cult novel by means of considered one of Brazil's such a lot notorious modernist writers explores alienation, the need to dominate and the desire to be ruled.

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Download Mercy Among the Children by David Adams Richards PDF

By David Adams Richards

Whilst twelve-year-old Sidney Henderson pushes his good friend Connie off the roof of a neighborhood church in a second of anger, he makes a silent vow: allow Connie reside and that i won't ever damage one other soul. At that very second, Connie stands, laughs, and walks away. Sidney retains his promise via maturity even though his insular, rural neighborhood makes use of his pacifism to use him. Sidney's son Lyle, in spite of the fact that, assumes an more and more competitive stance in safety of his kinfolk. while a small boy is killed in a sad twist of fate and Sidney is blamed, Lyle takes concerns into his personal fingers. In his attempt to guard the folk he loves -- his attractive and fragile mom, Elly; his proficient sister, Autumn; and his blameless brother, Percy -- it really is Lyle who will make certain his family's legacy.

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Download Harvard Square: A Novel by André Aciman PDF

By André Aciman

A robust story of affection, friendship, and changing into American in overdue ’70s Cambridge from the best-selling novelist.André Aciman has been hailed as "the most fun new fiction author of the twenty-first century" (New York magazine), a "brilliant chronicler of the disconnect…between who we're and who we would like we'd have been" (Wall road Journal), and a author of "fiction at its so much supremely interesting" (Colm Tóibín). Now, together with his 3rd and so much formidable novel, Aciman can provide a sublime and strong story of the wages of assimilation—a relocating tale of an immigrant’s remembered early life and the approximately forgotten expenditures and sacrifices of changing into an American.

It’s the autumn of 1977, and amid the beautiful, leafy streets of Cambridge a tender Harvard graduate scholar, a Jew from Egypt, longs greater than something to turn into an assimilated American and a professor of literature. He spends his days in a delightful blur of seventeenth-century fiction, but if he meets a brash, charismatic Arab cab driving force in a Harvard sq. café, every thing changes.

Nicknamed Kalashnikov—Kalaj for short—for his machine-gun vitriol, the cab motive force roars into the student’s existence along with his denunciations of the yankee obsession with "all issues jumbo and ersatz"—Twinkies, monster tv units, all-you-can-eat buffets—and his outrageous declarations on love and the paintings of seduction. the scholar reveals it challenging to withstand his new friend’s magnetism, and earlier than lengthy he starts to overlook his reports and reside a double existence: one within the rarified international of Harvard, the opposite as an exile with Kalaj at the streets of Cambridge. jointly they carouse the bars and cafés round Harvard sq., alternate intimate debts in their amorous affairs, argue concerning the American dream, and skinny-dip in Walden Pond. yet as ultimate checks loom and Kalaj has his license revoked and is threatened with deportation, the scholar faces the choice of his lifestyles: no matter if to hold to his dream of recent international assimilation or hazard all of it to safeguard his previous international friend.

Harvard Square is a sexually charged and deeply American novel of identification and aspiration at odds. it's also an unforgettable, relocating portrait of an not likely friendship from one of many most interesting stylists of our time.

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Download Voice of America by E. C. Osondu PDF

By E. C. Osondu

An electrifying debut from a winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing

E. C. Osondu is a fearless and passionate new author, whose tales echo the thrill and struggles of a merciless, attractive international. His characters burst from the page'they struggle, beg, love, grieve, yet eventually they're dreamers. Set in Nigeria and the us, Voice of the USA strikes from the fears and desires of girls and boys in villages and refugee camps to the disillusionment and confusion of younger married residing in the United States, after which again to bustling Lagos.

In "Waiting," younger refugees make their manner via one other day, battling for nutrients and hoping for a miracle that might hold them out of the c& in "A basic Case," the boyfriend of a prostitute is rounded up through the neighborhood police and needs to allure his fellow prisoners for cover and survival; and in "Miracle Baby," the pains of being pregnant and mothers-in-law are laid naked in a woman's go back to her fatherland. all the eighteen tales the following possesses a voice right now notable and chic, shooting the dramatic lives of an unforgettable forged of characters.

Written with exhilarating power and heat, the tales of Voice of America are choked with humor, pathos, and knowledge, marking the debut of a rare new talent.

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Download Two Sides To Every Story by Dyanne Davis PDF

By Dyanne Davis

Raphael Remeris is a Chicago policeman with a gloomy mystery of formative years abuse. The abuse lead him to his vocation to guard the innocent.Angela Reed is a loose lance author from a close-by Chicago Suburb. whilst her brother is arrested and located accountable of gang job and locked away in Statesville penal complex Angela is going on a campaign to end up him blameless and to discover the soiled law enforcement officials her brother swears framed him. With time operating out her brother is urgent her to extend her efforts and persuade her to maneuver right into a tough Hispanic zone of Chicago. Angela runs into officer Remeris time and again, her hatred of him fueling a conflict for dominance. yet she quickly reveals that Raphael fuels greater than her anger. He's begun a hearth in her heart.As Angela and Raphael interact to discover proof that may loose Angela's brother Raphael desires to turn out to Angela that there's consistently facets to each Story...

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Download The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes PDF

By Julian Barnes

In may possibly 1937 a guy in his early thirties waits through the elevate of a Leningrad condo block. He waits throughout the evening, watching for to be taken away to the large condo. Any megastar he has recognized within the earlier decade isn't any use to him now. And few who're taken to the massive residence ever return.

So starts Julian Barnes's first novel considering his Booker-winning The experience of an finishing. a narrative concerning the collision of artwork and gear, approximately human compromise, human cowardice and human braveness, it's the paintings of a real grasp.

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By Trebor Healey

Award-winning novelist Trebor Healey depicts San Francisco within the Eighties and '90s in poetic prose that's either ribald and poignant, and a crossing into the yankee West that's dreamy, mythic, and visionary.

When stricken twenty-one-year-old Seamus Blake meets the robust and self-possessed Jimmy (just arrived in San Francisco via bicycle from his fatherland in Buffalo, New York), he feels his lifestyles may well eventually be taking a flip for the higher. however the resulting romance proves short-lived as Jimmy dies of an AIDS-related disease. The grieving Seamus is obliged to maintain a promise to Jimmy: "Take me again the way in which I came."

And so Seamus units out through bicycle on a picaresque trip with the ashes, hoping to carry them again to Buffalo. He meets truck drivers, waitresses, university little ones, farmers, ranchers, Marines, and different travelers--each one giving him a brand new point of view on his personal existence and on Jimmy's loss of life. while he meets and turns into concerned with a tender local American guy whose mom has lately died, Seamus's grief and his tale turn into common and redemptive.

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Download Simon's Choice: How Can a Father Ever Let Go? by Charlotte Castle PDF

By Charlotte Castle

Book Details:

ISBN: 1453681795
EAN: 9781453681794
ASIN: 1453681795
Publisher: CreateSpace self reliant Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2010-07-14
Number of Pages: 302
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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"But Daddy, who will stay with me in heaven?" general practitioner Simon Bailey has every thing a guy may possibly ever wish. Then his appealing daughter is clinically determined with Leukemia. He can nearly settle for her drawing close loss of life. He can nearly settle for the truth that he'll need to reside with out her. yet he can't stand the idea of his little woman having to stand loss of life on my own. He solutions her blameless query in a second of desperation, trying out his marriage, his specialist judgment and his sanity to the restrict. As cracks shape in Simon's formerly ideal kinfolk, we ask yourself, as do his family ... will he fairly make the last word sacrifice? Combining poignant moments of either humour and soreness, 'Simon's Choice' is a penetrating account of parenthood on the sharp-end.

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Download Wild Irish Ride (Weldon Brothers Series, Book 1) by Jennifer Saints PDF

By Jennifer Saints

A couple’s sensual trip from the strictures in their lives to discover the eagerness they left at the back of and find a love they by no means suggestion they might have. Twelve years in the past improper facet of the tracks undesirable boy, Jesse Weldon, was once framed for a criminal offense he didn’t dedicate through the blue-blooded Jordan kin. Now he’s again in Savannah together with his hugely profitable defense corporation to place the Weldon identify at the correct aspect of the tracks. regrettably, ahead of he also can make a flow in that course, he runs into Alexandria Jordan and finally ends up making an analogous mistake he did earlier than. He succumbs to her attract, yet this time, he plans on getting her out of his procedure for reliable and jogging away. aside from a couple of wild moments with Jesse at seventeen, Alexi Jordan has the lifestyles anticipated of her. yet a marriage Day betrayal from her blue-blooded fiancé has her working from her existence and correct into the fingers of the fellow she’d by no means forgotten, Jesse. but as she forges a brand new destiny for herself amid the scandal of her aborted marriage ceremony, Alexi reveals herself the objective of a twisted killer and either her and Jesse’s days are actually numbered.

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Download The Hungry Ghosts by Shyam Selvadurai PDF

By Shyam Selvadurai

In Buddhist delusion, the lifeless can be reborn as "hungry ghosts"—spirits with abdominal so huge they could by no means be full—if they've got wanted an excessive amount of in the course of their lives. it's the accountability of the residing kin to unfastened these doomed to this destiny via doing style deeds and growing sturdy karma. In Shyam Selvadurai’s sweeping new novel, his first in additional than a decade, he creates an unforgettable ghost, a robust Sri Lankan matriarch whose wily methods, insatiable eager for land, homes, funds and keep an eye on, and tragic blindness to the human wishes of these round her parallels the unstable political state of affairs of her war-torn country.

The novel centres round Shivan Rassiah, the liked grandson, who's of combined Tamil and Sinhalese lineage, and who also—to his grandmother’s dismay—grows from attractive boy to amazing homosexual guy. because the novel opens at the moment, Shivan, now dwelling in Canada, is getting ready to shuttle again to Colombo, Sri Lanka, to rescue his aged and ill grandmother, to take away her from the home—now fallen into disrepair—that is her delight, and produce her to Toronto to stay our her ultimate days. yet during the evening and into the early morning hours of his departure, Shivan grapples together with his personal insatiable starvation and is haunted by way of unrelenting ghosts of his personal creation.

The Hungry Ghosts is a superbly written, awesome tale of kin, wealth and the lengthy achieve of the earlier. It indicates how racial, political and sexual variations can tear aside either a rustic and the human heart—not only once, yet repeatedly, till the ghosts are fed and freed.

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