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Moorish Literature

by René Basset

The Moorish ballads which appear in this volume are selected from a unique department of European literature. They are found in the Spanish language, but their character is oriental; their inspiration comes...


Classical Russian Short Stories

by Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoyevsky & Tolstoy et al.

Conceive the joy of a lover of nature who, leaving the art galleries, wanders out among the trees and wild flowers and birds that the pictures of the galleries have sentimentalised. It is some such joy that...


The Poems And Prose Of  Charles Baudelaire

by Charles Baudelaire

Baudelaire is a masculine poet. He carved rather than sang; the plastic arts spoke to his soul. A lover and maker of images. Like Poe, his emotions transformed themselves into ideas. Bourget classified him as...


Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant

by Guy de Maupassant

"I entered literary life as a meteor, and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt." These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, in spite of their morbid solemnity,...


Unwanted Mate Soul Mates Book 2

by Diana Persaud

Unwanted, despised by his own pack, Zane hopes that one day he will find love and acceptance from his mate. His hope is quickly shattered when he meets Jackie, his mate. Jackie is shocked to discover that her...


Socks, Gods, Cats and Demons - zweisprachige Ausgabe

by Barbara Wegener

Five different Stories who becomes a unexpectedly reality. A melancholy Demon-Hunter, two clever cats who uncover a kidnapping, decommissioned gods of Olympus, a writer with magical abilities and a mysterious...


The Collected Stories of Frank Herbert

by Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert, the New York Times bestselling author of Dune, is one of the most celebrated and commercially successful science fiction writers of all time. But while best known for originating the character...


Darkness, Then a Blown Kiss

by Golda Fried

These stories are diary shreds of young women who are in school but things happen anyway. Girls with their hears open like agar petri dishes. The setting could be Toronto, Montreal, New Orleans, a Gothic castle...


Tokyo Tales: A Collection of Japanese Short Stories: Illustrations by Yoshimi OHTANI

by Renae Lucas-Hall & Yoshimi OHTANI

Renae Lucas-Hall leads the reader into an enchanting, life-affirming and inspiring world in Tokyo Tales: A Collection of Japanese Short Stories. These fifteen magical stories include a hellish homestay, ghosts,...


Street Symphony

by Rachel Wyatt

A collection showcasing the trademark piercing insight and sardonic humour of one of Canada's true masters of the short story.


The Cleft and Other Odd Tales

by Gahan Wilson

Gahan Wilson is one of the masters of macabre cartooning, ranked with Charles Addams, Edward Gorey, and Gary Larson. He is also a masterful storyteller. From the horror of "blot" to the gentle unease of "Campfire...


In bilico. Storie di animali terrestri

by Paolo Colavero, Gianluca Conte, Luigi De Gregorio & Marco Goi et al.

"In bilico. Storie di animali terrestri" contiene dodici racconti inediti. Questi nuovi racconti italiani, scritti da autori nati tra gli anni Settanta e gli anni Ottanta, descrivono la realtà del nostro paese,...


Woman Gored by Bison Lives

by Douglas Glover

The beguiling "Woman Gored by Bison Lives" is from Douglas Glover's 1991 Governor General Award-nominated story collection, A Guide to Animal Behaviour. Published on the occasion of Goose Lane Editions's 60th...


What Had Become of Us

by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer's haunting "What Had Become of Us," is from her 2003 debut book of short fiction, Way Up.Published on the occasion of Goose Lane Editions's 60th anniversary, it is also part of the six@sixty...


Simran

by Shauna Singh Baldwin

Commonwealth Prize winner Shauna Singh Baldwin's glittering story "Simran" is from her 1996 debut collection, English Lessons and Other Stories.Published on the occasion of Goose Lane Editions's 60th anniversary,...


The Three Marys

by Lynn Coady

Giller Prize-winner Lynn Coady's unforgettable Christmas story "The Three Marys," is adapted from her award-winning debut novel, Strange Heaven, published in 1993. Published on the occasion of Goose Lane Editions's...


A Boy's Life of Napoleon

by Alden Nowlan

Alden Nowlan's "A Boy's Life of Napoleon" is a brilliant piece of short fiction adapted from Nowlan's first novel, The Wanton Troopers, written in 1960 but published posthumously in 1988. Published on the occasion...


Eyehill

by Kelly Cooper

A remarkable debut collection, Kelly Cooper's Eyehill provides a multi-hued portrait of a small prairie town. Too small to support a high school or a drugstore, Eyehill is populated by men and women, who have...


Tattooed Hands

by G.E. Simons

From conversations on overnight trains in blistering Continents to the murmuring secrets amongst the forgotten Welsh countryside. From the neon descent into a Las Vegas night to the back streets of England where...


The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories

by Patrick Taylor

Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly made most readers' acquaintance in Patrick Taylor's bestselling novel An Irish Country Doctor, he appeared in a series of humorous columns originally published in Stitches:...