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In this satire of Soviet lifestyles, an insecure yet much-published novelist, Yefim Rakhlin, learns that the Writers' Union is giving fur hats to its participants according to their value, and that he premiums in basic terms fluffy tomcat. Translated by way of Susan Brownsberger.

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Download E-books Spellbound PDF

By Nora Roberts

Leave it to number-one bestselling writer Nora Roberts to spin a story that blurs the limits among truth and delusion, modern day mishaps and old curses, obsession and timeless ardour. She’ll have you ever cheering for romance to win the day as a guy and girl observe simply how deep their bond lies—and how a few desires are supposed to be…

whereas on a much-needed holiday in eire, world-famous photographer Calin Farrell is bewitched via the ravishingly attractive Bryna Torrence, whether he refuses to think within the spell that has introduced them together—and may possibly wreck them both…

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Download E-books The Diving Pool: Three Novellas PDF

By Yoko Ogawa

The first significant English translation of 1 of latest Japan's bestselling and so much celebrated authors

From Akutagawa Award-winning writer Yoko Ogawa comes a haunting trio of novellas approximately love, fertility, obsession, and the way even the main blameless gestures could include a hairline crack of merciless reason. nonetheless waters run darkish in those vivid but eerie novellas, whose crisp, virtually guileless prose hides unforeseen risk. Stephen Snyder's based translations from the japanese whet the urge for food for more.

A lonely teenage lady falls in love along with her foster brother as she watches him bounce from a excessive diving board right into a pool--a ordinary infatuation that sends unforeseen ripples via her life.

A younger girl files the day-by-day moods of her pregnant sister in a diary, taking meticulous observe of a being pregnant that could or will not be a hallucination--but whose hallucination is it, hers or her sister's?

A girl nostalgically visits her previous university dormitory at the outskirts of Tokyo, a boarding condo run through a mysterious triple amputee with one leg.

Hauntingly spare, attractive, and twisted, The Diving Pool is a disquieting and now and then darkly funny choice of novellas approximately basic those who abruptly notice their very own darkish possibilities.

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Download E-books Asimov's Science Fiction (January 2013) PDF

NOVELETTES

They Shall Salt the Earth With Seeds of Glass through Alaya sunrise Johnson
Over There by way of Will McIntosh
The Legend of Troop thirteen by means of package Reed
Hotel via Suzanne Palmer

SHORT STORIES

The relations Rocket via James Van Pelt
Mithridates, He Died outdated by way of Nancy Kress

POETRY

Bikini Snow through Robert Borski
Just one other Day within the Burbs through G. O. Clark

DEPARTMENTS

Editorial: Poet of Mars by means of Sheila Williams
Reflections: The Raft of The Medusa by means of Robert Silverberg

Next factor
On Books through Paul Di Filippo
Twenty-Seventh Annual Readers’ Award
2012 Index
The SF traditional Calendar by means of Erwin S. Strauss

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Download E-books Mr Darwin's Gardener (Turning Point) PDF

By Kristina Carlson

A postmodern Victorian novel approximately religion, wisdom and our internal wishes. The overdue 1870s, the Kentish village of Downe. The villagers assemble in church one wet Sunday. purely Thomas Davies remains away. The eccentric loner, father of 2 and a grief-stricken widower, works as a gardener for the infamous naturalist, Charles Darwin. He shuns faith. yet now Thomas wishes solutions. What may still he think in? And why should still he proceed to stay?

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Download E-books A Forest Apart: Star Wars Legends (Short Story) (Star Wars - Legends) PDF

BONUS: This unique novella comprises an excerpt from Star Wars: Legacy of the strength: Betrayal and an interview with the author.

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON

starting to be up within the shadow of his heroic father, Lumpawarrump, son of Chewbacca, feels great strain to compare his father’s bold exploits. Chewie’s life-debt to Han Solo retains him from returning domestic, and with out the steadying effect of his father, Lumpy is unfocused and uncontrolled. So Chewie’s spouse comes to a decision that a trip to Coruscant is so as. It’s the correct chance for the relatives to bond–and for Chewbacca to educate his son a few much-needed life-lessons.

but if Lumpy’s eagerness to provoke his father ends up in direct disobedience, Chewie is pressured into an severe pursuit that may lead him into Coruscant’s risky underlevels–and to a mystery as surprising because it is lethal. . . .

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Download E-books Clarkesworld: Year Five, Issues 49-60 (December 2013) PDF

Considering that 2006, Clarkesworld Magazine has been exciting technology fiction and delusion enthusiasts with their model of detailed technological know-how fiction and fable tales. accrued listed below are the entire unique tales this Hugo Award-winning journal released in the course of their 5th yr. integrated during this quantity are twenty-four tales via visionary writers of brief fiction, together with Ken Liu, Nnedi Okorafor, Robert Reed, N.K. Jemisin, Yoon Ha Lee, E. Lily Yu, and extra!

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Download E-books A Gentle Creature and Other Stories: White Nights; A Gentle Creature; The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

In those tales, Dostoevsky explores either the determine of the dreamer divorced from truth, and in addition his personal ambiguous perspective towards utopianism, issues critical to his nice novels. In White Nights, the obvious idyll of the dreamer's romantic fantasies disguises profound loneliness and estrangement from "living life." A light Creature and The Dream of a ludicrous Man exhibit how withdrawal from truth can result in religious desolation in addition to ethical indifference, and the way, in Dostoevsky's view, the tragedy of the alienated person can basically be resolved by means of the rediscovery of a feeling of compassion and accountability towards different people.
No different version brings jointly those particular stories--which are finest whilst learn along one another--and the recent translations catch all of the energy and lyricism of Dostoevsky's writing at its best.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the broadest spectrum of literature from around the world. every one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, offering the main actual textual content plus a wealth of different priceless beneficial properties, together with specialist introductions via best gurus, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for additional learn, and lots more and plenty more.

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