Download E-books Five Great German Short Stories: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language German) PDF

In the nineteenth century, within the palms of such writers as Heinrich von Kleist and E. T. A. Hoffmann, the fast tale tested itself  as the most expressive and attribute genres in German literature. Twentieth-century authors corresponding to Arthur Schnitzler, Thomas Mann, and Franz Kafka persisted to deepen and improve the tradition.
Now 5 of the best German brief tales — every one a widely known top of the author's artwork — were specifically selected for this dual-language variation. Reprinted right here within the order in their unique book, the tales are: Heinrich von Kleist's "The Earthquake in Chile," E. T. A. Hoffmann's "The Sandman," Arthur Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Thomas Mann's "Tristan," and Franz Kafka's "The Judgment."
For every one choice, the editor has provided whole literal English translations on dealing with pages, in addition to an creation to every tale and a foreword outlining the evolution of the German short-story style. Any pupil of German language or literature will welcome this concise anthology — as a great language-learning relief and as a repository of serious brief fiction.

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Download E-books Bronx Noir (Akashic Noir) PDF

By S.J. Rozan

Brand-new tales through: Thomas Adcock, Kevin Baker, Thomas Bentil, Lawrence Block, Jerome Charyn, Suzanne Chazin, Terrence Cheng, Ed Dee, Joanne Dobson, Robert Hughes, Marlon James, Sandra Kitt, Rita Laken, Miles Marshall Lewis, Pat Picciarelli, Abraham Rodriguez Jr., S.J. Rozan, Steven Torres, and Joe Wallace.

S.J. Rozan used to be born and raised within the Bronx and is a lifelong New Yorker. She’s the writer of 8 novels within the Lydia Chin/Bill Smith sequence, and of the stand-alones Absent Friends and In This Rain (forthcoming). Her books have gained Edgar, Nero, Macavity, and Shamus awards for most sensible novel. She’s at paintings on one other sequence novel, Shanghai Moon.

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Download E-books Rebecca Harding Davis's Stories of the Civil War Era: Selected Writings from the Borderlands PDF

The ten tales accumulated right here express Rebecca Harding Davis to be an acute observer of the conflicts and ambiguities of a divided kingdom and place her as an incredible transitional author among romanticism and realism. taking pictures the fluctuating cultural surroundings of the Civil struggle and Reconstruction eras, the tales discover such matters as racial prejudice and slavery, the loneliness and powerlessness of girls, and the consequences of postwar industry capitalism at the operating sessions. Davis’s characters contain squaddies and civilians, women and men, old and young, blacks and whites. rather than focusing (like many writers of the interval) on significant conflicts and leaders, Davis takes readers into the intimate battles fought on kinfolk farms and backwoods roads, delving into the minds of these who skilled the destruction on each side of the conflict.

Davis spent the conflict years within the Pennsylvania and Virginia borderlands, a sector she known as a “vast armed camp.” right here, divided households, ravaged groups, and moving loyalties have been the norm. because the editors say, “Davis doesn't restrict herself to writing approximately slavery, abolition, or reconstruction. as a substitute, she indicates us that during the battling, the rebuilding, and the politics, existence is going on. Even in the course of a struggle, humans needs to dwell: they paintings, consume, sleep, and love.”

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Download E-books Some Days You Get the Bear PDF

By Lawrence Block

The endure is at the prowl in lots of diversified guises.  He could be the grasp thief stealing into Graceland, an extreme younger passenger experimenting in terror, or a psychiatrist haunted through his patient's nightmare.  or perhaps he is attractive, deadly girl in a blood-red scarf.  So watch out for the this large, risky beast.  simply because first he'll enthrall you.. after which he'll strike.

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Download E-books A Study in Sherlock: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon PDF

By Laurie R. King

During this name, trendy best authors - together with #1 bestsellers Lee baby, Neil Gaiman, and Michael Connelly - pen tales encouraged by means of the Sherlock Holmes canon. Co-edited via major Holmes specialists Laurie R. King and Les Klinger, greater than a dozen bestselling superstars unveil tales encouraged by means of the best detective. With secret, comedy and illustrations, "A examine in Sherlock" will exhibit new insights into Holmes...

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Download E-books What Ho, Magic! PDF

By Tanya Huff

Tanya Huff, the acclaimed author of the Blood and Kigh sequence, is usually a good looking brief tale author. What Ho, Magic! is a set of fifteen of Tanya's brief tales: "I'll Be domestic for Christmas" "Word of Honor" "Shing Li-ung", "First Love, final Love" "The more durable They Fall" "February Thaw" "The Chase is On" "A Debt Unpaid" "Symbols are a Percussion device" "Underground" "A Midsummer Night's Dream staff" 4 tales that includes Vicki, Henry, and Mike from her Blood sequence: "This city Ain't large enough" "What demeanour of guy" "The playing cards additionally Say" "The Vengeful Spirit of Lake Nepeakea". this is often additionally the 1st printing of her new novella: "The Vengeful Spirit of Lake Nepeaka". With an advent to the publication by means of Michelle Sagara West.

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Download E-books 500 Classic Fairy Tales You Should Read (Book Center): Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin And The Wonderful Lamp... PDF

By Aleksander Chodźko, Andrew Lang, Visit Amazon's Golden Deer Classics Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Golden D

ThisBook heart compilation includes over 500 vintage fairy tales.


Fairy stories of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by means of Aleksander Chodźko
Fairy Books (Blue, purple, Yellow, gray, Violet, purple, Orange) via Andrew Lang
Fairy stories of Hans Christian Andersen through Hans Christian Andersen
Irish Fairy stories by way of James Stephens
Grimm's Fairy stories by way of Grimm Brothers
The Arabian Nights by way of Andrew Lang

Some of the recognized stories incorporated during this ebook:

- Aladdin and the fantastic Lamp
- good looks and the Beast
- The Little Mermaid
- Rapunzel
- Cinderella

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Download E-books Küche totalitär: Das Kochbuch des Sozialismus von Wladimir und Olga Kaminer (German Edition) PDF

By Wladimir Kaminer

Wladimir Kaminer zeigt, wo in der russischen Küche der Löffel hängt

Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein – für Russen schon gar nicht. Das wahre image für Luxus und feine Lebensart ist in Russland die Ananas. Dieses Beispiel zeigt: Kulinarisch ist die ehemalige Sowjetunion hierzulande unbekanntes Terrain. Dank Wladimir Kaminer ist damit nun Schluss. Er führt durch Töpfe und Teller der alten Sowjetrepubliken, bringt dem Laien nebenbei Länder und Leute näher und natürlich die aufregendste delicacies der Welt! Unterstützt wird er dabei von seiner Frau Olga, die die besten Rezepte aus ihrer Sammlung beisteuert …

Unvergessliche Begegnungen mit der sowjetischen Küche und ausgefallene Rezepte – ein Hochgenuss!

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Download E-books The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Vol. 15 PDF

This variation of The great ebook of top New Horror comes with one other beneficiant sampling of the prior year's most sensible horror fiction, incomes acclamations from the likes of Kirkus reports and Publishers Weekly. With contributions from such favorites as Ramsey Campbell and Kim Newman, in addition to the gifted likes of Neil Gaiman, China Mieville, Graham Joyce, Paul McCauley, Stephen Gallagher, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Jay Russell, Glen Hirshberg and lots of extra, the hair-raising stories during this version carry nightmares for tourists in alien lands, unveil the secret and threat lurking in our daily fact, discover the terrors of the supernatural, and honor horror's vintage culture. like any of the opposite volumes during this sequence, award-winning editor Stephen Jones once more brings us the easiest new horror, revisiting momentous occasions and chilling achievements at the darkish facet of delusion in 2004.

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