Download E-books The Beastly Bride: And Other Tales of the Animal People PDF

By Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling

What do werewolves, vampires, and the Little Mermaid have in universal? they're all shapechangers. within the Beastly Bride, acclaimed editors Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling collect unique tales and poems from a stellar lineup of authors together with Peter S. Beagle, Ellen Kushner, Jane Yolen, Lucius Shepard, and Tanith Lee, in addition to many new, varied voices. Terri Windling offers a scholarly, but obtainable creation, and Charles Vess's open each one tale. From Finland to India, the Pacific Northwest to the Hamptons, shapechangers are a part of our magical landscape--and The Beastly Bride is certain to be probably the most acclaimed anthologies of the yr.

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Download E-books The Year's Best Horror Stories, Series IX PDF

Creation through Karl Edward Wagner
The Monkey by means of Stephen King
The hole by way of Ramsey Campbell
The Cats of Pere LaChaise via Neil Olonoff
The right Bequest via Basil A. Smith
On name through Dennis Etchison
The Catacomb by means of Peter Shilston
Black guy with a Horn through T.E.D. Kline
The King via William Relling, Jr.
Footsteps via Harlan Ellison
Without Rhyme or cause by means of Peter Valentine Timlett

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Download E-books The Seduction of Shiva: Tales of Life and Love PDF

The god Shiva is totally seduced by way of Mohini, the spell binding woman shape assumed by means of the god Vishnu throughout the churning of the sea for nectar. A barber employs wit and wile and rumours of witchcraft to win his spouse again from the lustful attentions in their king. The celestial nymph Urvashi curses the Pandava prince Arjuna whilst he rejects her sexual advances. a girl stuck in adultery befools her elders with a non secular ritual. a guy with a unpleasant lacking spouse insists however that she be recovered through his ruler who has an identical challenge.

subtle, colloquial, romantic, cynical, satirical via turns, those tales of erotic love, elegantly translated from the Sanskrit classics, make a sustained argument for the secular ends of lifetime of wish tempered with discrimination and delight with restraint.

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Download E-books October, Eight O'Clock and Other Stories PDF

By Norman Manea

My excitement so as to add one other publication of Norman Manea's at the tracker! think how excited i used to be to discover books via this writer that I were hoping to find....

like numerous different goods, given those tags of holocaust and shoah...i've no doubt forgotten to tag a few uploads with this. whereas it bargains with those occasions, this book--like such a lot the others--deal to no small measure with the postwar interval as well.
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A number of brief tales stemming from the Romanian author's detention in a Nazi focus camp as a baby conjures up a feeling of the horror and absurdity of conflict and Romanian politics.

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Download E-books The Raffles Megapack: The Complete Tales of the Amateur Cracksman, plus Pastiches and Continuations PDF

By E. W. Hornung, John Kendrick Bangs

This giant compilation of Raffles works offers 26 brief stories—all the stories from the unique three collections, The beginner Cracksman, The Black masks, and A Thief within the Night—plus the radical Mr. Justice Raffles. additionally incorporated are 20 extra, similar tales through E.W. Hornung and John Kendrick Bangs (including the adventures of Raffles' son), plus introductions, booklet covers, and notes. no matter if you're a longtime fan of the "amateur cracksman" or a newcomer to E.W. Hornung's vintage gentleman-thief, you'll locate anything new and unique during this volume!

incorporated are:

THE IDES OF MARCH

a dressing up PIECE

gents AND PLAYERS

LE optimal PAS

WILFUL MURDER

9 issues OF THE LAW

THE go back MATCH

THE reward OF THE EMPEROR

NO SINECURE

A JUBILEE PRESENT

THE destiny OF FAUSTINA

THE final LAUGH

TO trap A THIEF

AN outdated FLAME

the incorrect HOUSE

THE KNEES OF THE GODS

OUT OF PARADISE

THE CHEST OF SILVER

the remainder CURE

THE CRIMINOLOGISTS' CLUB

the sector OF PHILLIPI

a nasty NIGHT

A catch TO trap A CRACKSMAN

THE SPOILS OF SACRILEGE

THE RAFFLES RELICS

THE final WORD

MR. JUSTICE RAFFLES

A VOICE within the WILDERNESS

THE BLACK gap OF GLENRANALD

"TO THE VILE DUST"

A BUSHRANGER AT BAY

THE TAKING OF STINGAREE

the honour OF THE ROAD

THE PURIFICATION OF MULFERA

A DUEL within the DESERT

THE VILLAIN-WORSHIPPER

THE MOTH AND THE STAR

the journey OF THE DORRINGTON RUBY SEAL

the journey OF MRS. BURLINGAME'S DIAMOND STOMACHER

the journey OF THE lacking PENDANTS

the journey OF THE BRASS CHECK

the journey OF THE employed BURGLAR

THE REDEMPTION OF younger BILLINGTON RAND

THE NOSTALGIA OF NERVY JIM THE SNATCHER

the journey OF ROOM 407

THE MAJOR-GENERALS PEPPER-POTS

And don't omit to look this publication shop for "Wildside Megapack" to work out extra entries within the Megapack sequence, masking secret, technology fiction, westerns, and lots more and plenty, even more!

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Download E-books The Secret History of Fantasy PDF

Shhhh. the secret's out.

Fantasy is greater than simply sword-and-sorcery novels of epic adventures. listed here are leading edge stories the place mythology, fairy stories, and archetypes are reimagined right into a new variety of storytelling.

Anthologist Peter S. Beagle is aware fable. the writer of the creative myth novel The final Unicorn and the creation to The Lord of the Rings now introduces the talented writers that lower back to the classics and carefully redefined the style: Gregory Maguire, Francesca Lia Block, Robert Holdstock, Patricia McKillip, and Steven Millhauser, and others who've prepared the ground to increasing resourceful frontiers.

From the depths of a perilous English woodland to the pinnacle of the Tower of Babel, on a caffeinated trip to the empire of ice cream, realize The mystery historical past of Fantasy.

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Download E-books The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 16 PDF

This is the most recent version of the world’s most well known annual show off of horror and darkish myth fiction. listed below are a few of the best possible brief tales and novellas through state-of-the-art best exponents of horror fiction—including Kim Newman, Neil Gaiman, China Miéville, Paul McAuley, Glen Hirshberg, Ramsey Campbell and Tanith Lee.

The large publication of top New Horror 16 additionally includes the main accomplished assessment of horror around the globe throughout the 12 months, lists of beneficial touch addresses and a desirable necrology. it's the one booklet that's required examining for each fan of macabre fiction.

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Download E-books The Snowman's Children: A Novel PDF

By Glen Hirshberg

The Snowman’s little ones is a poignant, psychologically excessive first novel that tells the tale of an incident from one man’s formative years within the Seventies, while a serial killer referred to as The Snowman stalked the streets of suburban Detroit. The incident, end result of the sturdy yet woefully inaccurate juvenile intentions, compelled his kinfolk to depart their domestic, and at last pressured him, at age twenty-nine, to come to his place of birth looking for 3 outdated pals. comparable to either To Kill a Mockingbird in its touching portrait of youth, and the superbly written model of suspense that calls to brain Smilla’s experience of Snow, The Snowman’s young ones is an strangely managed and unique novel that establishes Hirshberg as a massive new voice in American literature.

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Download E-books Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting PDF

By Ann Hood

“In this gorgeous anthology, Sue Grafton, Barbara Kingsolver, and different authors move public with their ardour for knitting.”―People journal, 4 stars

“The outstanding number of writers right here have contributed essays that remember knitting and knitters. They proportion their knitting triumphs and mess ups in addition to their existence triumphs and failures. . . . those essays will holiday your middle. they are going to have you ever giggling out loud.”―Ann Hood, from the creation

Why does knitting occupy a spot within the hearts of such a lot of writers? What’s so magical and transformative approximately yarn and needles? How does knitting aid us get via life-changing occasions and encourage pleasure? In Knitting Yarns, twenty-seven writers inform tales approximately how knitting healed, challenged, or helped them to develop. Barbara Kingsolver describes sheering a sheep for yarn. Elizabeth Berg writes approximately her frustration at failing to knit. Ann Patchett strains her existence via her knitting, writing in regards to the shawl that knits jointly the ladies she’s enjoyed and misplaced. Knitting a Christmas present for his blind aunt helped Andre Dubus III knit an figuring out together with his female friend. Kaylie Jones reveals the lady who used knitting to assist increase her in France and heals outdated wounds. Sue Grafton writes approximately her ardour for knitting. additionally integrated are 5 unique knitting styles created via Helen Bingham.

Poignant, humorous, and relocating, Knitting Yarns is bound to please knitting fans and fanatics of literature alike.

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