By Stephen King
FIRST TIME ON AUDIO...
An Unabridged Novella Unavailable In Any Collection!
Tapping into our primal fears of recent know-how that made Cell a no 1 bestseller, Stephen King units his points of interest at the most modern high-tech device in UR, within which a mysterious booklet reader opens a traumatic window into different worlds.
Reeling from a painful break-up, English teacher and avid e-book lover Wesley Smith is haunted through his ex-girlfriend's parting shot: "Why cannot you simply learn off the pc like every person else?" He buys an book reader out of spite, yet quickly reveals he can use the equipment to glimpse realities he had by no means sooner than imagined, gaining knowledge of literary riches past his wildest dreams...and all-too-human tragedies that surpass his such a lot poor nightmares.
From classic vehicles (Christine and From a Buick 8) to family home equipment (Maximum Overdrive) to workout apparatus (Stationary Bike), Stephen King has mesmerized us with stories of it seems that traditional machines that tackle lives in their personal. UR provides this vintage subject an up to the moment spin, leading to a horror masterpiece for our time and for the a long time.
By Karen Marie Moning
Between the Highlander and Fever worlds lies a spot past imagining.
This new version of the novella comprises greater than a hundred pages of bonus fabric, including:
• a deleted scene from Kiss of the Highlander
• a suggestion for a never-published romance
• another beginning model of The darkish Highlander
• a sneak peek at paintings from the impending photograph novel Fever Moon
For the 1st time in hardcover, here's number one New York Times bestselling writer Karen Marie Moning’s novella Into the Dreaming, a story of Highland myth, star-crossed fanatics, and the undying manipulation of the traditional, immortal Unseelie king. this is often Moning at her romantic, funniest finest.
Free him from his ice-borne hell . . .
Stolen from his liked domestic within the Highlands of Scotland, imprisoned within the Unseelie king’s darkish, frosty country, Aedan MacKinnon persisted centuries of torture sooner than changing into the icy, impassive Vengeance, the darkish king’s dispatcher of dying and destruction within the mortal realm.
And in his century you either may perhaps live . . .
Aspiring romance novelist Jane Sillee has regularly believed that she was once born within the improper century, yet she’s controlled to make an honest sufficient existence for herself—if in basic terms she may well cease having these routine desires a few guy too ideal to exist.
In the Dreaming you will have enjoyed him . . .
Haunted each evening of her lifestyles by way of a devastatingly attractive Highlander who involves her whereas she sleeps, Jane attempts to put in writing him out of her head and center. As a baby he secure her, as a girl he loves her.
Now within the Waking you want to keep him . . .
while an historic tapestry bearing the likeness of her cherished Highlander arrives on her doorstep, Jane is whisked again in time to fifteenth-century Scotland, to the citadel of Dun Haakon at the isle of Skye, the place she is given one likelihood to save lots of her dream lover . . . or lose him ceaselessly to the Unseelie king.
stuck in a dangerous online game among the sunshine and darkish courts of the Fae, Jane needs to have the opportunity during the ice to the guts of her Highander. yet will the affection of 1 mortal lady be sufficient to defeat such old and ruthless immortal enemies?
By Ayn Rand
“My happiness isn't the potential to any finish. it's the finish. it really is its personal target. it really is its personal purpose.”
--- Ayn Rand, Anthem
This Novella through Ayn Rand was once first released in England in 1938. It happens at a few unspecified destiny date whilst mankind has entered one other darkish age characterised through irrationality, collectivism, and socialistic pondering and economics. Technological development is now conscientiously deliberate (when it really is allowed to happen in any respect) and the concept that of individuality has been eradicated (for instance, using the notice "I" is punishable by way of death). Rand, as dwelling in Soviet Russia, at first conceived Anthem as a play. this can be a novel upholding Rand's vital ideas of her philosophy and of her heroes: cause, values, volition, individualism.
By Heinrich von Kleist
Heinrich von Kleist: Michael Kohlhaas
Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch
Berliner Ausgabe, 2016, four. Auflage
Vollständiger, durchgesehener Neusatz mit einer Biographie des Autors bearbeitet und eingerichtet von Michael Holzinger
- Entstanden zwischen 1805 und 1810, Teildruck in: Phöbus (Dresden) 1. Jg. 1808, 6. Stück; Erstdruck in den »Erzählungen«.
Herausgeber der Reihe: Michael Holzinger
Reihengestaltung: Viktor Harvion
Umschlaggestaltung unter Verwendung des Bildes: Theodore Gericault, Pferdemarkt, um 1800
Gesetzt aus der Minion seasoned, eleven pt.
By Jim Harrison
“Brown puppy is . . . an everyman at the such a lot primary point . . . vividly, evocatively, alive. . . . those novellas learn like a nuanced dialog among writer and personality. . . . Masterful.” —David Ulin, Los Angeles Times
New York Times best-selling writer Jim Harrison is one among America’s such a lot loved writers. Of all his creations, Brown puppy has earned cult prestige with readers within the greater than twenty years seeing that his first visual appeal, scrambling to stick out of penitentiary after his salvage-diving operation uncovers the frozen physique of an Indian guy within the waters of Lake more desirable. A Publishers Weekly most sensible ebook of the 12 months, now in paperback, this e-book gathers jointly all of the Brown puppy novellas, together with one who hasn't ever been published.
Brown puppy is a bawdy, reckless, down-on-his-luck Michigan Indian, a former pulp cutter who appears on paintings as anything to do whilst he wishes funds, some distance not so good as the pleasures of fishing. after all, the turn part of this can be that he’s by no means faraway from disaster. Overindulging in meals, drink, and girls whereas simply scraping by means of, B.D. meets a nubile archaeologist who presses him for the site of a sacred local American burial floor; the resultant flirtation with radicalization leads to B.D. wandering l. a. looking for a stolen bearskin. whilst he returns domestic a bit older and wiser, B.D. will search out relations and turn out pining for the lesbian social employee who’s pushing him towards balance. the gathering culminates with “He Dog,” written for this publication, which unearths B.D. nonetheless marginally hired and searching out love (or occasionally quite a few beers and a roll within the hay) as he is going on a street journey from Michigan to Montana and again, looking for a solution to the riddle of family members and, maybe, an opportunity at redemption.
Witty and poignantly human, Brown Dog underscores Harrison’s position as considered one of America’s so much irrepressible writers, and one in every of our most interesting practitioners of the novella shape. it's the excellent advent (or reintroduction) to Harrison’s impossible to resist everyman.
By Alexander Theroux
"There's no such factor as chance...only injustice."
From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature for “writing that upholds the delicate adventure of the person opposed to the barbaric arbitrariness of history..."
The acclaimed Hungarian Holocaust survivor Imre Kertész keeps his research of the malignant methodologies of totalitarianism in a massive paintings of fiction.
In a mysterious middle–European nation, a guy pointed out purely as “the commissioner” undertakes what seems a banal journey to a nondescript city together with his wife—a short detour as a way to a vacation on the seaside—that turns into anything ominous. anything negative has occurred within the city, whatever that nobody desires to talk about. together with his spouse gazing on fearfully, he commences a perverse research, rudely interrogating the locals, examining a neighborhood landmark with a daunting depth, touring to an outlying manufacturing facility the place he confronts the vendors ... and slowly revealing a prior he is been attempting to suppress.
In a limpid translation by way of Tim Wilkinson, this haunting story lays naked an emotional and mental panorama ravaged via totalitarianism in a single of Kertsz's such a lot devastating examinations of the tasks of and for the Holocaust.
By H. P. Lovecraft
Multi-eyed protoplasmic entities, flesh-eating ghouls, animate corpses, time-traveling physique snatchers, and, definite, large albino penguins. those are a number of the extraordinary creatures that populate the universe created through American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Lovecraft has inspired lots of today’s most renowned writers and artists, together with grasp of up to date horror fiction Stephen King, Academy Award-nominated director Guillermo Del Toro, and artist and Alien set-designer H. R. Giger.
This assortment comprises 3 decisions from the Cthulhu Mythos: the novella At the Mountains of Madness, that's frequently thought of Lovecraft’s masterpiece; “The factor at the Doorstep”; and “The Shadow Out of Time.” whereas together with all of the chilling “cyclopean vistas,” mammoth abominations and appalling variations that readers have come to anticipate from Lovecraft, this additionally showcases his myth writing in tales similar to “The Cats of Ulthar,” “The Silver Key,” and particularly The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath.
By Jonathan Strahan
A new sequence briging you delusion tales from a number of the largest and most fun names within the style! The authors showing within the release quantity contain Trudi Canavan, Elizabeth endure, Daniel Abraham, Kate Elliott, Saladin Ahmed, Glen prepare dinner, Scott Lynch, Ellen Klages, Ellen Kushner & Ysabeau Wilce, Jeffrey Ford, Robert Redick and KJ Parker.
An outstanding array of the most well-liked and fascinating names in myth are set to seem within the first in a new sequence of myth anthologies that includes unique fiction, from the grasp editor Jonathan Strahan. The authors showing within the release quantity contain Trudi Canavan, Elizabeth endure, Daniel Abraham, Kate Elliott, Saladin Ahmed, Glen cook dinner, Scott Lynch, Ellen Klages, Ellen Kushner & Ysabeau Wilce, Jeffrey Ford, Robert Redick and KJ Parker.
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 via equipment Reed
Hotel by way of Suzanne Palmer
The family members Rocket by means of James Van Pelt
Mithridates, He Died outdated through Nancy Kress
Bikini Snow through Robert Borski
Just one other Day within the Burbs via G. O. Clark
Editorial: Poet of Mars via Sheila Williams
Reflections: The Raft of The Medusa by means of Robert Silverberg
On Books by way of Paul Di Filippo
Twenty-Seventh Annual Readers’ Award
The SF traditional Calendar through Erwin S. Strauss