Category: Short Stories

  • Download E-books The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre PDF

    By H.P. Lovecraft

    This can be the gathering that precise fanatics of horror fiction were watching for: 16 of H.P. Lovecraft's such a lot frightening visions, together with Lovecraft's masterpiece, THE SHADOW OUT OF TIME--the stunning revelation of the mysterious forces that carry all mankind of their fearsome grip.
    "I imagine it truly is past doubt that H.P. Lovecraft has but to be handed because the 20th Century's maximum practitioner of the vintage horror tale."
    Stephen King
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  • Download E-books Vampires, Scones, and Edmund Herondale (Shadowhunters: The Bane Chronicles, Book 3) PDF

    By Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan

    While immortal warlock Magnus Bane attends initial peace talks among the Shadowhunters and the Downworlders in Victorian London, he's charmed by means of very varied humans: the vampire Camille Belcourt and the younger Shadowhunter Edmund Herondale. Will successful hearts suggest identifying sides?

    One of ten book brief tales within the Bane Chronicles, a sequence in regards to the enigmatic warlock and fan favorite Magnus Bane from Cassandra Clare's the world over bestselling sequence The Infernal units and The Mortal tools.
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  • Download E-books Biogenesis PDF

    Instructed within the demeanour of medical experiences, this number of technology fiction tales explores the allegorical overtones concerning the precariousness of species.

    Biogenesis and different tales collects 5 tales through Tatsuaki Ishiguro.

    In Biogenesis, professors study the infrequent winged mouse and the way the genetic make-up of the creatures pointed to their eventual extinction. The notice that upon mating, either the male and feminine of the species died. The professors try and clone the winged mice with out good fortune, in order that they breed the remainder pair in captivity, noting the approach, which encompasses a vibration of the creatures' wings, what looked to be kissing, and the laying off of tears--composed of an analogous substance as their blood--until their eventual demise.
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  • Download E-books Crow Fair: Stories PDF

    By Thomas McGuane

    From one in all our such a lot deeply favorite storytellers, writer of the richly acclaimed Gallatin Canyon, his first assortment in 9 years.

    Set in Thomas McGuane's accustomed colossal Sky state, with its mesmeric powers, those tales attest to the beneficiant compass of his fellow feeling, in addition to to his exact approach with phrases and the comedian genius that has encouraged comparability with Twain and Gogol. the binds of kin make for uncomfortable binds: a faithful son is horrified to find his mother's antics ahead of she slipped into dementia. A father's outside abilities aren't any fit for an ominous switch within the climate. yet issues come up both within the absence of blood, as whilst lifelong pals on a fishing journey eventually confront their deep dislike for every different. Or while a proficient touring livestock breeder succumbs to the trap of a stranger's supply of simple funds. McGuane is as witty and large-hearted as we now have ever identified him--a jubilant, thunderous affirmation of his prestige as a latest grasp.
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  • Download E-books Paradis sur mesure PDF

    Imaginez un monde uniquement peuplé de femmes, où les hommes ne sont plus qu'une légende... Imaginez un monde où il est interdit de se memento du passé, où les gens n'ont qu'un seul intérêt : le cinéma... Futurs possibles, passés probables... Histoires sous forme de contes, légendes ou fables. Histoires où les horizons nouveaux côtoient les secrets and techniques enfouis. Histoires fantastiques pour frémir, rêver ou sourire.
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  • Download E-books The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, Volume 2: The Return of Sherlock Holmes, His Last Bow & The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes PDF

    By Arthur Conan Doyle

    Publish 12 months note: First released in 2005

    The book of Leslie S. Klinger's very good new annotations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's vintage Holmes brief tales in 2004 created a Holmes sensation. to be had back in an attractively-priced version similar to the 1st, other than this variation has no outer slipcase (Volume One is accessible separately).

    Inside, readers will locate the entire brief tales from The go back of Sherlock Holmes, His final Bow and The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, with a cornucopia of insights: novices will take advantage of Klinger's insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; historical past enthusiasts will experience the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural information; Sherlockian enthusiasts will puzzle over tantalizing new theories; paintings fanatics will thrill to the 450-plus illustrations, which make this the main lavishly illustrated version of the Holmes stories ever produced. the hot Annotated Sherlock Holmes illuminates the undying genius of Arthur Conan Doyle for a wholly new iteration of readers.

    Literary Awards
    Anthony Award Nominee for top severe Nonfiction (2006)
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