Archive For The “Fiction 1” Category
By Amy Rowland
A gorgeous novel informed with an analogous gravity as Nicole Krauss s historical past of affection. This strong debut follows a girl who units out to problem the absurdity of the realm round her. Lena, the transcriptionist, sits on my own in a room distant from the hum of the newsroom that's the center of the list, the hot York urban newspaper for which she works. For years, she has been the ever present hyperlink for journalists calling in tales from worldwide. Turning spoken phrases to print, Lena is the vein that connects the organs of the paper. She is dependable, she is unquestioning, but expertise is dictating that her days there are numbered. whilst she reads a surprising piece within the paper a few Jane Doe mauled to dying by means of a lion, she acknowledges the girl within the photo. that they had met on a bus quite a few days earlier than. captivated with figuring out what triggered the girl to intentionally climb into the lion's den, Lena starts off a crusade for fact that might damage the Record's complacency and shake the venerable establishment to its very beginning. a wonderful novel that asks probing questions on journalism and ethics, concerning the decline of the newspaper and the failure of language, it's also the tale of a woman's attempt to set up her position in an more and more alien and alienating international.
By Sam Shepard
The whole scripts to 6 Sam Shepard performs: The Unseen Hand, Forensic and the Navigators, The Holy Ghostly, again lavatory Beast Bait, Shaved Splits, 4-H membership.
By John Fante
West of Rome's novellas, "My puppy Stupid" and "The Orgy," satisfy the promise in their rousing titles. The latter novella opens with virtuoso description: "His identify used to be Frank Gagliano, and he didn't think in God. He was once that almost all singular and startling craftsman of the development trade-a left-handed bricklayer. Like my father, Frank got here from Torcella Peligna, a cliff-hugging city within the Abruzzi. Lean as a spider, he wore a leather-based cap and puttees the yr round, and he used to be so bowlegged a puppy may lope among his knees with no touching them."
By Alice Clayton
A bestselling sizzling, hilarious publication through USA TODAY indie writer Alice Clayton, the hottest voice to hit publishing in years. “An quick classic…highly recommended!” (New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling writer Jennifer Probst).
Caroline Reynolds has a gorgeous new condominium in San Francisco, a Kitchen reduction mixer to die for, and no O (and we’re no longer conversing Oprah right here, folks). She has a flourishing layout profession, an place of work overlooking the bay, a killer zucchini bread recipe, and no O. She has Clive (the most sensible cat ever), nice acquaintances, an exceptional rack, and no O. including insult to O-less, she additionally has an oversexed neighbor with the loudest late-night wallbanging she’s ever heard. each moan, spank, and—was meow?—punctuates the truth that not just is she wasting sleep, she nonetheless has—yep, you guessed it—no O. input Simon Parker. while the wallbanging threatens to actually jump her away from bed, Caroline, clad in sexual frustration and a purple baby-doll nightie, confronts her heard-but-never-seen neighbor. Their late-night hallway come across has…well…mixed effects. simply because with partitions this skinny, the tension’s gonna be thick. A scrumptious mixture of foolish and steamy, this can be an impossible to resist story of exasperation first and foremost sight.
By David Williamson
A fast-moving, wisecracking remark on modern city mores and morals, and the rivalries and passions to be encountered at the street to luck. Colin, a screenwriter, and his spouse Kate, a writer, movement to the ‘Emerald City’, the place status and fortune are there for the taking, yet surprises are in shop for them either.
Sharp-edged, staritical and accusatory, Emerald urban lays into the materialism of the Nineteen Eighties with a razor wit. inside of 4 months of its greatest, 5 separate productions had opened round Australia.
By David Plante
Set within the seamy international of the Russian intercourse slave alternate, The Age of Terror is the harrowing tale of Joe, a disenchanted younger American expatriate and lapsed Catholic who searches for life's that means within the Soviet Union at the eve of its disintegration.
Plante performs brilliantly with our assumptions of either the USA and Russia, and finally pronounces a common subject matter of sacredness and redemption.
By Peter Knowles
The adventures of 3 teenagers starting to be up within the 1950's.Rita,Peapod,The Lad and Me organize for Bonfire evening.
By Knut Hamsun
Omtale fra Den Norske Bokdatabasen
Handlingen foregår i Nordland, på handelsstedet Sirilund. Hit kommer løytnant Glahn i 1855, og slår seg ned i en hytte som jeger og naturdyrker. Hamsun skildrer sterke følelser av samhørighet mellom menneske og natur. males Thomas Glahn er en svermer med sterke drømmer og fantasier. Etter møtet med Macks datter Edvarda, makter han ikke å falle til ro igjen.
Omtale fra forlaget
Pan, eller «Av løitnant Thomas Glahns papirer», er et av Knut Hamsuns mesterverker fra ungdomsårene - skrevet i 1894. Natur og naturopplevelser står sentralt i boken, males de er knyttet til en kjærlighetshistorie, den vakre beretningen om Glahns forelskelse i Edvarda, datter av den rike herr Mack på Sirilund.
By Tim Dorsey
While serial-killing neighborhood Florida historian Serge A. Storms is off his meds, not anyone is secure -- now not Russian hoods, Jamaican mobsters, spoiled frat boys, women's publication golf equipment, drug buyers, undesirable Vegas-rejected neighborhood front room acts -- in particular whilst $5 million in profit a bugged suitcase continues to be racing up and down the japanese Seaboard. yet within the oddball circus often called the light kingdom, little such things as astronomical physique counts are inclined to wander away within the shuffle.
By John McGahern
AKA That they could Face The emerging Sun
With this magnificently guaranteed new novel, John McGahern reminds us why he has been referred to as the Irish Chekhov, as he publications readers right into a village in rural eire and deftly, compassionately lines its common rhythms and the interior lives of its humans. listed here are the Ruttledges, who've forsaken the glitter of London to elevate sheep and farm animals, mild Jamesie Murphy, whose urge for food for gossip either charms and intimidates his associates, good-looking John Quinn, perennially at the look-out for a brand new spouse, and the town’s richest guy, a gruff, self-made tycoon often called “the Shah.”
Following his characters throughout the process a yr, via lambing and haying seasons, marketplace days and kin visits, McGahern lays naked their passions and regrets, their uneasy courting with the trendy global, their old intimacy with loss of life.