Eighteen of the very best American short stories, each a classic in its own right. Stories include "The Little Frenchman and his Water Lots", by George Pope Morris; "The Angel of the Odd", by Edgar Allan Poe; "The Schoolmasters’s Progress", by Caroline M.S. Kirkland; "The Watkinson Evening", by Eliza Leslie; "Titbottom’s Spectacles", by George William Curtis; "My Double and "How He Undid Me", by Edward Everett Hale; "A Visit to the Asylum for Aged and Decayed Punsters", by Oliver Wendell; and more.
Spanning over 20 years, 20 masters and modern authors of hardcore horror share their most bad-ass stories in this special edition from Comet Press. Many hard to find and out of print, some that were banned, Necro Files covers every imaginable mode of mayhem including serial killers, necrophilia, cannibals, werewolves, zombies, sex fetishes, psychopaths, snuff, occult, and more stories that dial into the dark side of human nature.
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For those who like their erotica fast and frenzied, the genre's most popular raconteur offers you 69: Sultry Short Erotic Stories of Need and Desire. In this delightfully dirty collection, Alison Tyler has gathered the crème de la crème of erotic fiction authors to pen 69 brief romps–among them, Violet Blue, Donna George Storey, Thomas S. Roche, John Albert, Kristina Lloyd, Justine Elyot and Jeremy Edwards.
"ultra-hot stories, all excellently read."
Be an instant expert on Life Coaching and Bluff Your Way to respect and reward. No instruction required or received, just a sense of humour. From 'angst' to 'empathy', and from the 'feedback sandwich' to 'setting goals', here's everything you need to know to answer those questions or just question those answers.
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The world was a much different place than we know it today; Venice, with its extreme wealth, was the center of trade for most of the civilized world and the Polo family. Niccolo and his brother, Maffeo, were two of its most successful businessmen. Always seeking to enrich their fortunes by forming trading relationships with other lands, the Polos made it their goal to travel to the Far East - a largely unknown world that was believed by outsiders to be uncivilized, dangerous, and far too threatening to enter let alone conduct business with.
A sparkling collection of short stories by leading female authors including “Miss Brill” by Katharine Mansfield, “The Lifted Veil” by George Eliot and “A Venetian Night's Entertainment” by Edith Wharton.
Los Ultimos Dias de Pompeya - DramatizadoPompeya, año 79 d.C. una ciudad alegre y confiada, con sus amores y sus odios, sus pequeñas intrigas, juegos, costumbres y diversiones. Glauco, Diones, Nydia y Arbaces viven los cuatro días previos a la erupción del Vesubio, ajenos al trágico final que su furia les depara.
"Buena novela corta, con buena producción"
The Battle of Antietam, (also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg), was fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek. The battle was the culmination of Robert E. Lee's Maryland campaign in which Lee attempted to take the war to the North. The first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil, it was and remains, the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, claiming a staggering 23,000 casualties. The savage battle was not a clear victory for either side, though turning back the Confederate invasion gave Abraham Lincoln the "victory" he wanted.
An amazing collection of interviews with highly credible investigators and witnesses of UFO encounters.
Modern listeners will find this radio series to be well made, well acted, and entertaining, especially for those who have seen the various television adaptations of the stories that have been aired over the years. Spread over a series of quarter-hour episodes, the series has plenty of time to relate all the details of Polo's remarkable adventures - and George Edwards, who was already in his mid-50s when this series was made, is believable as both the young and romantic hero and as the wise and powerful Kubla Khan, ruler of China.
"Storms Brewing", by Elizabeth Kolbert; “The Aquarium”, by Aleksandar Hemon; "Shacks", by Edward P. Jones; "Where I Learned to Read", by Salvatore Scibona; "Home", by George Saunders; and "Travelling Shows", by Anthony Lane.