By Helen Constantine, Lotte Shankland
Exploring the various moods of the Danish capital.
From the slim twisting streets of the previous city centre to the shady docklands, this wealthy anthology captures the essence of Copenhagen and its many faces. via seventeen stories by means of a few of the best possible of Denmark's writers previous and current, we go back and forth the size and breadth of the Danish capital interpreting well-known points of interest from precise views. A advisor ebook usefully informs a brand new customer to Copenhagen yet those tales let the reader to event town and its heritage from the interior.
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“Sudden Fiction foreign is even larger than its predecessor. it is a nice instructing instrument, an excellent present, it truly is Around-the-World-in-Sixty-Stories, with many surprises, new associates, outdated pals, nearly each cease a quick ask yourself in itself.” —Alan Cheuse
By Philip K. Dick
The tales inside of moment kind have been written among 1952 and 1955, whereas the US was once within the grip of McCarthyism.
The issues of the time are mirrored in tales resembling Second Variety, which tells of an never-ending struggle fought by way of ever extra crafty and complex robots, or Imposter the place a guy accused of being an alien secret agent reveals his complete identification known as into question.
Using his marvellously assorted, quirky and idiosyncratic kind, Dick speaks up for usual humans opposed to militarism, paranoia and xenophobia.
A set of brief tales approximately Camelot and King Arthur, those stories havepreviously seemed within the award-winning "Asimov's technology Fiction Magazine".Contributors contain Roger Zelazny, Jane Yolen, Tanith Lee, Michael Stanwick, Esther M. Friesner, Ian McDowell, Megan Lindholm, and plenty of extra.
By Mary Castillo
Four tales of sisterhood—the bonds, the wars, the frustrations, the love—seasoned with sizzling Latin spice!
Those "Wild Orihuela Girls," Dori and her sister Sela, intend to dwell as much as their reputation—and more!—in order to provide their snooty sister-in-law-to-be precisely what she merits on her marriage ceremony day . . . Till dying Do Us Part through Mary Castillo
Anita Suarez is just looking convenience after wasting her dream activity and carefree way of life, yet reveals that her outdated sister Susana has deserted her relations to run off to Sin urban with a faculty hunk. Now it truly is as much as Anita to deliver Susu again to fact and maintain the more youthful man's horny titanic brother at bay . . . What remains in Vegas by way of Berta Platas
Michelle Saez is a complete straight-arrow via day—but at evening, she lives a surprising double lifestyles in leather-based as Madame Michelina. And her scandalous mystery may possibly rather well derail her lawyer sister Jennifer's bid for elected workplace . . . Whipped by way of Sofia Quintero
Popular talk-radio queen Marisol Avila cannot maintain her mouth shut—and she's airing her sister Cristy's soiled laundry to thousands of listeners national. it is going to take greater than Cristy's undesirable fifteen mins of status to fix this sisterly rift and re-connect siblings who're heavily . . . Diss-Connected via Lynda Sandoval
By Alethea Black
Alethea Black's deeply relocating and fully unique debut incorporates a coterie of memorable characters who've reached emotional crossroads of their lives. Brimming with humor, irony, and insights in regards to the unpredictable nature of existence, the insufferable fantastic thing about destiny, and the ability that one second, or one choice, could have to rework us, I Knew you would be beautiful delivers that infrequent thing—stories with either an aspect and a center.
By James L. Roberts
Like his longer novels, Faulkner's shortest tales will be tough to persist with, provided that occasions are offered out of order and the narrator isn't simply pointed out. This learn of 5 tales provides a readability that ends up in a better appreciation of his genius. The tales coated during this version are A Rose For Emily, That night sunlight, Barn Burning, Dry September, and Spotted Horses.