Category: Psychological Literary Fiction

Download e-book for kindle: Zwei Königinnen (German Edition) by Magret Kindermann

By Magret Kindermann

Teleportieren ist die neue, aufregende paintings zu reisen. Auf dem Weg zu einem Termin geschieht Elin ein Unfall: Ihr Körper wird nicht zum Ziel übertragen, sondern kopiert. Sie existiert nun zwei Mal, die gleiche Vergangenheit, gleichen Eigenschaften, Wünsche. Niemand will von der Fehlfunktion hören, stattdessen werden die beiden Elins sich selbst überlassen.

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Carnovsky's Retreat: A Novel - download pdf or read online

By Larry Duberstein

A midsummer morning, Brooklyn, 1955. Oscar Carnovsky, a good (yet not often unique) middle-aged guy, leaves for paintings within the ordinary style: takes his percentage of the morning paper, kisses his spouse see you later, and waves again as he turns the nook of Linden side road. He has performed it accurately this fashion 5 thousand times.

this actual morning, even if, he waves from the nook and isn't noticeable back, neither is he heard from, for years. many years later (at Oscar’s funeral) his daybooks come to light—a list of the lacking years and of his existence because the Invisible Mensch.

This unremarkable guy will quickly develop into an unforgettable personality as you accompany him on his flight throughout the Nineteen Fifties in a hugely unique moment novel from Larry Duberstein, whose past paintings, The Marriage Hearse, used to be hailed by way of the critics.

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Get Beach Breeze PDF

By Joanne DeMaio

From the New York Times bestselling writer of Beach Blues comes a singular of summers you always remember and friendships that by no means fade.

After a heartbreaking summer season at the Connecticut shore, a bunch of seashore pals is as adrift as an unmoored rowboat. while a dismayed Jason Barlow drives as distant from the ocean as he can, forsaking his spouse, Maris, in addition to their stately cottage at the bluff, that information hits like a surprising wave. amassing over an intimate meal in a coastal diner, the buddies make a solemn pact to lean on one another and never make from now on rash decisions.

Which is all good and strong, until eventually each one good friend wavers--testing relationships, commitments, and particularly love within the little seashore group of Stony aspect. yet can the magic of the weathered boardwalk, whispering lagoon grasses, and candy salt air therapy what ails them?

Like a swaying seashell wind chime, Beach Breeze is a booklet that leaves echoes of summer's sweetness and disappointment, lengthy after the final web page is turned.

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How to Be Human - download pdf or read online

By Paula Cocozza

'An exciting and subversive debut, charged with the facility of the neglected and the suppressed.' Hilary Mantel

'Enchanting . . . constrained . . . startling.' TLS

'A exciting psychodrama . . . She brilliantly captures a feeling of Hitchcockian, curtain-twitching intensity.' Economist

‘Sharp, considerate . . . exhilarating . . . the plot slips from city pastoral to demanding thriller.’ Newsweek

'Cocozza has an excellent eye for element, and her descriptions of the wildlife are uncanny.' Guardian

'The difficult, transferring substance of relationships is so insightfully drawn and continually surprises.' Laura Barnett, writer of The types of Us

'Taut, shimmering.' Richard Beard, writer of The Acts of the Assassins

You’ve obvious a fox.

Come nose to nose in an unforeseen position, or at an unforeseen moment.

And he has checked out you, as you may have checked out him. as though he has anything to inform you, otherwise you have anything to inform him.

But what if it didn’t cease there?

When Mary arrives domestic from paintings at some point to discover an impressive fox on her garden - his ears spiked in recognition and each hair bristling along with his strength to shock - it's only the start. He brings presents (at least, Mary imagines they're gifts), and steadily makes himself at domestic.

And as he listens to Mary, Mary listens again.

She starts to listen to herself for the 1st time in years. Her bullish ex-boyfriend, nonetheless lurking at the fringes of her existence, will be appalled. So could the neighbours with a brand new child. they just like natural world that matches with the decor. yet within Mary a wildness is growing to be that won't be tamed.

In this remarkable debut, the traces among sanity and security, obsession and fable blur, in an exciting exploration of what makes us human.

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La Magnifica (Italian Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Arnaldo Colasanti

«Ma cosa è successo di strano agli italiani?».

Cattivo, struggente, definitivo. l. a. Magnifica è los angeles storia di Piero Aprile, scrittore e critico, convocato according to un viaggio premio a brand new York insieme advert altri autori italiani, I migliori scrittori italiani, scelti dalla Vecchia, l’operatrice culturale che ha trovato i soldi al ministero in line with finanziare il viaggio in company classification. Siamo dentro l’aeroporto di Fiumicino, e Piero, nell’attesa dell’imbarco, si guarda dentro, riattraversa tutta los angeles sua esistenza passata a studiare in solitudine, osserva i suoi compagni di viaggio e si domanda chi siano in step with davvero gli scrittori italiani. Eccoli, gli intellettuali chiusi nelle loro piccole miserie, pronti a tutto consistent with garantirsi un effimero successo, natural a massaggiare i piedi della Vecchia – che make a decision del bene e del male di ognuno di loro, che conosce le loro debolezze, che ne decreta l. a. gloria o los angeles sconfitta. Piero entra nei pensieri dei suoi colleghi, dando loro una voce. l. a. Puerpera incinta, accompagnata dal Maritino, il quale parla troppo ed è continuamente fulminato dagli sguardi punitivi della moglie. L’Esordiente belloccio, vincitore del maggiore Premio Letterario Nazionale, irrimediabilmente superficiale, fresco di una scuola di scrittura che gli ha insegnato che l’importante è non sapere, dimostrare di non sapere. Poi il Professorino, che giudica tutti dalla sua altezza fasulla e appunta in un taccuino osservazioni in keeping with il suo inutile canone della contemporaneità. Il Servo, l’accompagnatore della Vecchia, insolitamente rilassato, perché anche in step with lui è finalmente vacanza. Il Narratore Padano, che zoppica perché le scarpe nuove comprate appositamente in step with il viaggio gli hanno fatto venire un callo. Lo Scrittore Impegnato, civile perché getta una gomma masticata solo dopo averla avvolta in un pezzetto di carta. l. a. Spilungona, frigida, che sembra nata in step with intrattenere l. a. Vecchia.
Eppure, mentre osserva e si osserva, Piero non smette di confessarsi. Cos’è realmente un romanzo? los angeles risposta: «Una disputa sulla verità». Ma alla verità sono ancora votati gli scrittori e i lettori? Cosa è successo di strano agli italiani? los angeles Magnifica racconta anche come il costruirsi di un romanzo sia un conflitto con se stessi, tra quello che si è e quello che avevamo sognato d’essere, tra le proprie viltà e los angeles consapevolezza delle nostre più profonde ferite – che sono ciò che svela los angeles realtà nuda della nostra esistenza.

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Download e-book for kindle: Labyrinthine (Interior worlds Book 1) by Ruby Allure

By Ruby Allure

Olivia, the visionary artist, who fell by means of the wayside, discovers how to entry her creativity throughout the internal labyrinths. After vacationing Labyrinthine, she awakes to discover a mysterious determine keeping a gun to her head. The episode triggers a sequence of occasions that show her boyfriend is trying to swindle her, her agent has defied loss of life and there's an underlying constitution to people's existence timings.

Rapidly, her international spirals into chaos. She learns that everybody in the world has a divine blueprint contained in the iris in their eye. regrettably, there's a loophole in divinity. while dying erases the blueprint, those that defy demise have an effect on the timing of every body else on the earth. it sort of feels the solutions lie inside of Labyrinthine. even if, the knowledge comes at a price.

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Ruth Ware's The Lying Game PDF

By Ruth Ware

'To learn [The mendacity Game] is to have your nerves slowly yet inexorably shredded as, over and back, the strain builds after which evaporates till the ultimate, unforeseen denouement' Metro

'A gripping, unpredictable narrative that shifts like sand underfoot, and a plot that turns just like the tide.' ERIN KELLY bestselling writer of HE stated SHE SAID

'Thank goodness for Ruth Ware...[The mendacity Game is] gripping sufficient to be wolfed in one sitting' Independent

Four neighbors. One promise. yet somebody isn't really telling the reality. The twisting new secret from bestselling phenomenon Ruth Ware.

The textual content message arrives within the small hours of the evening. It’s simply 3 phrases: I want you.
Isa drops every thing, takes her child daughter and heads immediately to Salten. She spent the main major days of her existence at boarding tuition at the marshes there, days which nonetheless solid their shadow over her.

At tuition Isa and her 3 top acquaintances used to play the mendacity online game. They competed to persuade humans of the main outrageous tales. Now, after seventeen years of secrets and techniques, whatever negative has been came across at the seashore. whatever that allows you to strength Isa to confront her previous, including the 3 ladies she hasn't visible for years, yet hasn't ever forgotten.

Theirs isn't any comfortable reunion: Salten isn't really a secure position for them, now not after what they did. It’s time for the ladies to get their tale straight…

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Download e-book for kindle: Giordano (Italian Edition) by Andrea Caterini

By Andrea Caterini

In un romanzo denso e coraggioso, che trasforma in simbolo i non luoghi delle nostrecittà, Andrea Caterini percorre un "viaggio al termine della notte" insieme a un uomo che, nonostante e sconfitte, lotta according to trovare los angeles forza di andare oltre l. a. rassegnazione e il senso di colpa e guardare il mondo con occhi nuovi.

Giordano non si trova in un punto dello spazio come il resto dell'umanità ma in un storage, che se according to il mondo non è che un luogo di transito, un pezzo morto nel tessuto della metropoli, consistent with lui è tutto quello che c'è, perché quella di Giordano è una notte a cui non seguirà il giorno, ma un'altra notte, un'altra e un'altra ancora…

All'estrema periferia di una grande città, nell'aria umida di un storage sotto il livello della strada, Giordano lavora come guardiano notturno in keeping with pochi euro al mese.
Sposta vehicle e furgoni in line with persone che lo salutano a malapena, di ritorno dalle loro notti bianche o appena svegli, mentre ancora storditi vanno al lavoro. Come sia finito lì non interessa a nessuno, e Giordano passa il pace nel suo gabbiotto, seduto davanti alla stufetta, con in mano un mazzetto di fotografie, mentre il chiarore lunare filtra dalle finestrelle alte del storage.
Fotogrammi, istantanee: il tentativo di fare il salto di qualità nel lavoro e mettersi in proprio, trasformatosi in un volo di Icaro, l. a. morte dei sogni, e con essi lo sfaldarsi del rapporto con Marilù, sua moglie, e Sandro, il suo migliore amico. E infine suo figlio, l'unico a cercare di capire davvero cosa sia successo, che interroga il padre con pietà e rabbia, in bilico tra l. a. comprensione e il rancore, alla ricerca della ragione – quella vera – del fallimento della sua esistenza.

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Through a Venetian Looking Glass: A Novel of Remembrances by Hans Peter Braendlin PDF

By Hans Peter Braendlin

A ghost tale, a swashbuckling romance, a puzzle… Jean-Pierre Petitfeu and his spouse, Claire, have frolicked every year in Venice, ever due to the fact that they misplaced their ten-year-old son in a boating twist of fate. every year they take typical walks and consume of their favourite eating places, swept away time and again through the sweetness and background of Venice. at the first day in their 12th stopover at, Jean-Pierre discovers, hidden in the back of the cornice of a wall of their room, an outdated manuscript, the memoir of a guy named Giovanni Pietro Pofoco, who lived in Venice on the flip of the 16th century. wealthy with dying and fervour, Pofoco’s memoir reads like an event tale choked with intercourse and violence, with idealism at conflict with the corrupt institution. possibly Pofoco died within the early fifteen countless numbers, even though as we learn extra of this awesome tale, we may well come to doubt that he died in any respect. “Lovers of Venice, of background, of complexity will get pleasure from those repeated rambles throughout historic waterways and down winding streets. the unconventional is an interesting palimpsest during which a number of characters’ journals offer layers of expertise and inquiry.†—Sheila Ortiz Taylor, novelist “Braendlin’s via a Venetian having a look Glass is an unique and nuanced evocation of Venice populated with compelling characters that ricochet round each other over centuries. learn it, like it, convey it to Venice, learn it again.†—William Luhr, Ph.D., Professor of English and movie, St. Peter’s University

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Download e-book for iPad: Among the Dead and Dreaming by Samuel Ligon

By Samuel Ligon

"A masterful exhibition in storytelling; a breathless page-turner. Ligon drives his narrative like a formulation one racer. Buckle your seat belts and prepare for an exhilarating ride."—Jonathan Evison, West of Here

"Part meditation on glossy love's darkish and infrequently unexamined underbelly; half can't-put-it-down-even-for-a-dinner-break-thriller, this novel includes some of the most convincingly and complicatedly terrifying fictional characters i've got run into."—Pam Houston, Contents can have Shifted

"A wildly unique love tale, a ghost tale, a annoying and suspenseful tale within which the wickedly proficient Ligon channels voices—of the misplaced, the longing, and the damned."—Jess Walter, We dwell in Water

Praise for Safe in Heaven Dead:

"A beautifully convincing first novel….An expertly encouraged debut."—Kirkus, starred review

"This debut novel immediately seizes and holds the imagination."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Ligon is firmly on top of things, laying out the weather of the tale just like the items of a big jigsaw puzzle."—New York occasions ebook Review

Nikki has spent her existence operating from her abusive mom and the violent boyfriend she killed years in the past, and now from his brother, Burke, simply published from legal. Burke does not comprehend but how his brother died, yet he is passionate about discovering Nikki and claiming her—and her daughter—as his personal. Now she's run out of room to run.

Samuel Ligon is the writer of Safe in Heaven lifeless (HarperCollins, 2003) and Drift and Swerve. His tales have seemed in additional than twenty literary journals. He teaches at japanese Washington University's Inland Northwest heart for Writers, and is the editor of Willow Springs.

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