Browsing posts tagged: Fiction
Soccer ‚Cats #1: The Captain Contest

Dewey London and Bundy Neel are psyched about the new summer soccer league, until they learn about the contest to be team captain: Whoever draws the best team logo will be named captain. Should artistic Dewey enter even though Bundy would make a better captain?

If I Tell You I’ll Have to Kill You

Crime fiction is the single most popular genre in international publishing and Australia has some of the finest practitioners when it comes to walking the mean streets and nailing the bad guys.Whether you're a fan of crime fiction, true crime or a would-be crime writer, this collection of essays will provide laughter, understanding, insight, ideas, […]

The Legends of Khasak

A restlessness born of guilt and despair leads Ravi to embark on a journey that ends in the remote village of Khasak in the picturesque Palghat countryside in Kerala. A land from the past, potent with dreams and legends, enfolds the traveller in a powerful and unsettling embrace. Ravi is bewitched and entranced as everything […]

Way Home

The Way Home“ brings together in one volume fourteen stories representing the very best of contemporary Bengali short fiction. Showcasing some of Bengal’s finest writers at their creative best – Bibhuti Bhushan Bandopadhyay and Rajshekhar Basu, Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay and Ashapurna Devi – these stories deal with a myriad human themes that are at once individual […]

Like a Fiery Elephant

In his heyday, during the 1960s and early 1970s, B. S. Johnson was one of the best-known young novelists in Britain. A passionate advocate for the avant-garde in both literature and film, he became famous — not to say notorious — both for his forthright views on the future of the novel and for his […]

Grain Of Sand

A timeless tale of complex emotional relationships from an acknowledged master Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Rituparno Ghosh, Chokher Bali is Nobel Prize-winning author Rabindranath Tagore’s classic exposition of an extramarital affair that takes place within the confines of a joint family. It is the story of the rich, flamboyant Mahendra […]

Susan Hill

The Woman in Black, Strange Meeting, I’m the King of the Castle, A Little Bit of Singing and DancingIn Vintage Living Texts, teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Susan Hill. Vintage Living Texts is unique in that it offers an in-depth interview with Susan Hill, relating specifically to the […]

The Seven Beauties of Science Fiction

As the world undergoes daily transformations through the application of technoscience to every aspect of life, science fiction has become an essential mode of imagining the horizons of possibility. However much science fiction texts vary in artistic quality and intellectual sophistication, they share in a mass social energy and a desire to imagine a collective […]

Jew

A man regains consciousness to find himself naked in a mass grave, with no idea who he is. His thought is survival, but in a religious war survival depends on knowing which side you are on. Donning another man’s military uniform, he drives off and enters a nearby town to discover that the occupying soldiers […]