Download e-book for kindle: Ser feliz me da vergüenza: y otros cuentos (Spanish Edition) by Sebastián Wainraich

By Sebastián Wainraich

ISBN-10: 9500729326

ISBN-13: 9789500729321

ISBN-10: 9875665150

ISBN-13: 9789875665156

Once cuentos sobre fútbol, amor, odio al trabajo... todos con muchísimo
humor (judío).


Sebastián Wainraich nos reconcilia con aquella suggestion unique de la
literatura, contar buenas historias. Y, como si fuera poco, lo hace con
mucho, muchísimo humor. «Ser feliz me da vergüenza» es, sin dudas, el
regreso del humor en los angeles literatura. Como siempre, el protagonista de sus
relatos, el narrador, es su adjust ego. Allí lo encontramos entre los
hinchas de Atlanta, en Villa Crespo, acompañando a su tía Marta a los
velorios, conduciendo importantes eventos sociales solo porque es
famoso, fracasando una y otra vez en el amor, entre tantas otras
historias que recorre este libro.

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New PDF release: paradiese: Erzählungen (German Edition)

By Andrea Sailer

ISBN-10: 3701179255

ISBN-13: 9783701179251

Geschichten von Leuten, die Geschichten machen, ohne dabei Geschichte zu machen. (Oder vielleicht doch.) Erzählungen im Spannungsfeld von Suche, Sehnsucht und Sucht.
In einer Welt der Vielfalt und der scheinbar unbegrenzten (Auswahl-)Möglichkeiten an Daseinsentwürfen und Lebensangeboten geht es letztlich nur mehr um die Wahl der Versäumnisse. Geschichten über Abwesenheit von Liebe, Glück, Geborgenheit. Aber eine Geschichte über das Paradies. Nur eben von der anderen Seite. Alles eine Frage der Perspektive.
rzählungen, entlanggeschrieben an Unzulänglichkeiten, Sehnsüchten, Versäumnissen, Ängsten, nicht verortbarem Heimweh. Erzählungen über die ganz große kleine Welt im Inneren. Intime, mitunter schonungslose „Befunde“ des Ist-Standes, der Gegenwart, in der der Mensch zu funktionieren, zu bestehen, zu entsprechen hat. Als Mann oder Frau. In aufgezwungenen oder selbst gewählten Rollen. Im Kampf mit den Zumutungen des Daseins, den Normen, den Beschädigungen sowie: Verlusten, Einsamkeiten, Illusionen und Tod.
Erzählungen über all die Paradiese, die fehlen, die uns das Leben schuldig bleibt, obwohl es uns nie welche versprochen hat. Und über all die Paradiese, die ausgerechnet dort zu finden sind, wo es niemand je für möglich gehalten hätte.

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Read e-book online Elysium PDF

By Pamela Stewart

ISBN-10: 1895636914

ISBN-13: 9781895636918

Pamela Stewart is a self-described ?literary proctologist,? and her writing usually appears to be like into areas that folks regularly don?t are looking to glance. The tales in Elysium are in regards to the problems of lifestyles all of us come across as humans, the fragility of life?the actual, psychological, and non secular demanding situations we needs to try and conquer. they're approximately usual humans, characters trying to find that means. everyone is rescued, yet no longer regularly within the means they was hoping for or anticipated. Stewart?s paintings is character-driven and empathetic.

Pamela Stewart spent two decades as a personal investigator, which gave her a distinct perception into human behaviour. ?Because I spent such a lot of years on my own in a motor vehicle staring at humans, my point of view on humans is a section assorted. i'd watch an individual for 3 or so days in a row, and in that point get a tablet model in their existence; however it was once skewed simply because i used to be a part of their existence, but no longer half. They didn?t recognize i used to be in it,? she says. ?Writing approximately humans is more or less like that too.?

Praise for Elysium:

?... Stewart is obviously a flexible and inventive author who doesn't lose sight of the truth that robust plots, believable characters, motion and clash force winning brief tales. "... there's a feel in her fiction that Stewart has the endurance and perspicacity to get it simply right?to write significant, crafty, tales that allow readers rapid access.?(Front & Centre)

?Elysium?s most powerful tales provide greater than surprising eventualities, and concentrate on plausible characters. ?Le discomfort? is set Mildred, a lonely baker with a fondness for bread (and a tattoo of bread coming out of a toaster); the gripping ?Snow Angels? describes Emily, a brand new mom suffering from the guilt of witnessing an unintended dying. something yet angelic, Stewart?s protagonists make Elysium a daring debut.? (The type Magazine)

"Stewart writes in a transparent, spare type that cars in addition to little ornamentation yet every now and then offers a metaphoric punch. ... The tales are severe and compressed, usually leaving out connective tissue to accomplish ends and results often linked to poetry, and make the most of rereading. but the publication in general is suffused with sufficient natural humour and wit to maintain you smiling all through, if now not guffawing out loud. With every one tale short sufficient to be learn at a sitting, think about Elysium like a field of narrative cakes, every one distinctive and pleasant by itself, even though they pass down great in bunches as well..." (TORO.com)

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El camino de la luna (Spanish Edition) by Pablo Ramos PDF

By Pablo Ramos

El nuevo libro de cuentos de Pablo Ramos


Este nuevo libro de cuentos de Pablo Ramos vuelve a abrirnos paso a su mundo hecho de fuertes claroscuros. Son historias que transcurren bajo los puentes, en bares, en cuartos de clinic, pero también en las soleadas veredas del barrio o a l. a. orilla del mar; y si sus personajes se enfrentan a veces a fantasmas aterradores también encuentran aquí y allá el rescoldo tibio de sus presencias tutelares.

En El camino de l. a. luna conviven violencia y ternura, amor y soledad, furia y compasión. Allí se libra, a brazo partido, l. a. lucha del desamparo y el dolor por volverse belleza y reconciliación.

La crítica ha dicho...

«Pablo Ramos exhibe sus extraordinarias dotes de narrador: una escritura luminosa y precisa, de ritmo apasionante (#). los angeles herencia de Roberto Arlt destella por primera vez en l. a. literatura argentina.»

Elsa Drucaroff

«Ramos reclama su lugar al sol de l. a. literatura con mayúsculas y parece haberlo conseguido.»

Rogelio Demarchi, Radar Libros

«Fondo blanco, pozo del que salir más sabio, pasión hecha literatura.»

Patricia Somoza

«Pablo Ramos es capaz de crear un personaje que enfrenta los angeles locura y l. a. muerte con los angeles misma pasión con que lo hace un gran artista o uno de los grandes desesperados que nos suele dar los angeles literatura.»

Liliana Heker

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Sky People by Patricia Grace PDF

By Patricia Grace

ISBN-10: 0140237801

ISBN-13: 9780140237801

ISBN-10: 1459643097

ISBN-13: 9781459643093

during this choice of Patricia Grace's tales we meet the sky humans, these below the guardianship of Ranginui and Sky father or mother, who're the undesirable, the dispossessed, the wounded in love. yet shining via even the darkest human situation is the sunshine to which sky humans in all places aspire. to like and in flip be enjoyed; to create and to belong; even, possibly, to fly.

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Racconti dispersi (1928-1951) (Tascabili. Romanzi e racconti by Alberto Moravia,S. Casini,F. Serra PDF

By Alberto Moravia,S. Casini,F. Serra

ISBN-10: 8845251969

ISBN-13: 9788845251962

Sessantanove ‟nuovi” racconti di Moravia, dispersi su giornali, riviste, almanacchi, fra il 1928 e il 1951. Una rinnovata ispezione in varie biblioteche, che Simone Casini e Francesca Serra hanno condotto con mano sollecita, ha dato un frutto insperato. Moravia sembrava aver ‟dimenticato”, o lasciato alla sonnolenta dimenticanza degli archivi parte proficua del proprio lavoro. Da quello straordinario regista della propria esistenza che l‛autore de ‟Gli indifferenti” è stato, vale l. a. pena credere che in quell‛oblio abbia avuto parte una voluta ambiguità. Non si trattava di salvare subito in quantity quanto egli pensava fosse il fior fiore del proprio ‟raccontare” - anche se i racconti che raccolse through through nel corso degli anni Trenta e Quaranta, non in step with pochi lettori rappresentano un vertice espressivo ineguagliato. Il quantity ‟Racconti 1927-1951” che li raduna, da ‟Cortigiana stanca” a ‟Luna di miele, sole di fiele”, è un classico della narrativa italiana del ‛900. Credo che Moravia puntasse a fissare un canone di sé, o un‛immagine, quella dello scrittore racchiuso in line with intero in un principio di realtà, di ‟romanziere realista”, con tutto quanto rappresentava quest‛idea, in senso anche filosofico: non scrittore fotografo della vita, ma narratore interprete dei sospetti che con crudezza l‛esistenza declina. Secondo questo criterio egli costruì, selezionò quei suoi volumi. I racconti ora ritrovati ci fanno capire che se certamente è stato l‛interprete più felice della tradizione ‟realista” italiana che si incardina nei nomi di Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Goldoni e Manzoni, altro c‛era nella sua immaginazione, che parrebbe situarsi fuori di quella linea, e che in lui trovò sintesi efficace. Questi racconti ‟nuovi”, scanditi in tre fasi - quelli che dagli esordi sfiorano lo scoppio della guerra, quindi i racconti che disegnano ‟tipi”, ‟caratteri” in bilico fra classicità e surrealismo; infine le narrazioni ‟romane” e ‟ciociare” del dopoguerra, grondanti felicità visiva - questi racconti, nella loro interezza, ci dicono che Moravia è stato anche buon lettore, discepolo, sosteneva, di Rimbaud e di Dostoevskij. Pagine di sprofondamento nelle oscurità, nelle ‟caverne” della psiche, pagine di avviso che il male è sempre sulle porte dell‛anima, e poi paure e dilavate, rivoltate fantasie, dove visioni di moderna civiltà urbana spiovono in una atmosfera di cifrata irrealtà: Moravia sembra qui catturato dagli aspetti provocatori, sornionamente e comicamente provocatori anche, del grande decadentismo europeo. Insomma, si tratta di scritti utili soltanto alla ricognizione di un laboratorio, di un‛officina? los angeles risposta è no. Non c'è un momento in cui Moravia scrivendo abbia dismesso l‛idea che il narratore debba raccontare e raccontare, catturare il proprio lettore, tenerlo alla gola according to non fargli perdere il piacere, il gusto di correre l'avventura del mondo, anche se questa avventura è pur sempre un‛incognita. Ma, sosteneva, è l‛incognita della ‟bella vita”. (Enzo Siciliano)

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Download e-book for kindle: The Tales of Breckinridge Elkins (A Collection of Short by Robert E. Howard

By Robert E. Howard

ISBN-10: 1473322502

ISBN-13: 9781473322509

those early works by way of Robert E. Howard have been initially released within the early twentieth century and we're now republishing them with a new introductory biography. 'The stories of Breckinridge Elkins' is a compilation of Howard's brief tales within the Breckinridge Elkins sequence and comprise 'The Apache Mountain War', 'No Cowherders Wanted', 'Mountain Man', and lots of extra. Robert Ervin Howard was once born in Peaster, Texas in 1906. in the course of his early life, his relations moved among various Texan boomtowns, and Howard – a bookish and just a little introverted baby – was once steeped within the violent myths and legends of the previous South. At fifteen Howard started to learn the pulp magazines of the day, and to jot down extra heavily. The December 1922 factor of his highschool newspaper featured of his tales, 'Golden desire Christmas' and 'West is West'. In 1924 he offered his first piece – a brief caveman story titled 'Spear and Fang' – for $16 to the not-yet-famous bizarre stories journal. Howard's most renowned personality, Conan the Cimmerian, was once a barbarian-turned-King throughout the Hyborian Age, a legendary interval of a few 12,000 years in the past. Conan featured in seventeen bizarre stories tales among 1933 and 1936 that's why Howard is now considered as having spawned the 'sword and sorcery' style. The Conan tales have considering the fact that been tailored repeatedly, so much famously within the sequence of flicks starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Download e-book for kindle: 69 To Eighty: Stories about cars, girls, the seventies, more by MK Bell

By MK Bell

ISBN-10: 198872600X

ISBN-13: 9781988726007

a set of brief tales encouraged via autos of the 1970's. The seventies are a difficult time to pin down, as the those that grew up there have been. They have been a hard-ass, hands up on the institution workforce of children who have been shrewdpermanent, screwed over, and bored to death.

Never ahead of or after this new release has there been such an exhilarating tackle every thing from videos to style to automobiles. The seventies have been approximately pushing barriers, kicking ass, and taking names.

From sixty nine to 80 is the tale of a new release misplaced among the hippies and the punks: children born beside guitar instances and raised in automobiles that went speedy, yet had no seatbelts.

These tales are brief, and so they flow speedy. be cautious. within the seventies, there has been no pace limit.

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Short Stories by Thomas Murtha (Canadian Short Story by Thomas Murtha,William Murtha PDF

By Thomas Murtha,William Murtha

ISBN-10: 2760343413

ISBN-13: 9782760343412

This is a suite of the broadcast and formerly unpublished brief tales by means of Thomas Murtha, a Canadian author born and raised in Ontario. Murtha used to be one of many outstanding experimental writers of the Nineteen Twenties, yet his paintings has been principally missed by way of literary historians. Thomas Murtha was once a classmate and colleague of different extraordinary Canadians together with former best minister Paul Martin, Morley Callaghan, and Raymond Knister. Callaghan, Murtha, and Knister enormously inspired every one others' paintings. whole with a biographical creation from Murtha's son, William, this assortment presents perception into the paintings and lifetime of considered one of Canada's so much proficient writers. 

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