Download Beyond the Cascade by A. H. Jessup PDF

By A. H. Jessup

past the Cascade is an experience tale with a feminist bias and a metaphysical plot. It intends to combination the perennial magic of Gulliver's Travels with the metaphysics of Richard Bach, or extra lately, The Celestine Prophecy. different voices that may be acknowledged to supply the various intersecting characteristics that make it up: M. Scott Peck, Pearl greenback, Saint-Exupery, Frijof Capra, Robert Pirsig, Robert Ruark, and Thomas Mann. Hesse and maybe to a small measure Kafka shine a few mild at the nature of the protagonist, thirty-something alpha-chick Suzannah supply. a regular observer might see her as spunky, pushed, fabulous, and a strength of nature. She has reached the edge of significant acclaim in her box as a linguistic anthropologist, and is dealing with, while, a black pit of crushing defeat with the onset of medical melancholy, it sounds as if genetic. The onset of this darkish and insoluble barrier threatens her complete profession, her relationships and her personal feel of self worth and force simply at some extent the place she is at the threshold of significant successes. scientific aid, her personal ferocious decision, and psychiatric insights all fail to strive against the encroaching fog of enervating melancholy; her psychiatrist ultimately tells her her prescription is simply to "learn new things".

Her pursuit of a few reduction from the chilly darkness inside leads her to the memoirs of a Victorian-era British explorer describing his discoveries within the hinterlands of Africa, and his document of a tribal team whose language is exclusive between human language households, an isolate. The peculiarity of his descriptions stir anything in her. Following this intuition she steadily grows thoroughly concerned with learning all she will be able to in regards to the language, the unusual tribe and their mystic website within the excessive again kingdom, a towering cascade which they carry as tabu to outsiders, yet which to them contains nice value. The unusual traits of the folks of the Cascade--transcendent calm and benevolence past something the British explorer has encountered elsewhere--and the mysterious value of the Cascade progressively turn into extra vital to her than the linguistic puzzle. She turns into decided --to the purpose of near-obsession--to penetrate this compound mystery.

To get there she has to wreck via barrier after barrier--the indolence of detached day trip publications, the hostility of a difficult and elderly brujo who protects the outdated secrets and techniques of the tribe, and the actual and metaphysical limitations of the again nation itself. tougher nonetheless, she is going via demanding situations which strength her to re-evaluate the private premises of her personal nature, and undo the very anchors of time, brain, and id that she has utilized in her existence to function as a person. those culminate in a chain of climatic modifications and resolutions because the a number of threads of the plot come jointly. the tale is wealthy with fascinating well-woven threads on linguistics. computational concept and memetics -- however the total story is an experience tale which rolls immediately to its unforeseen climax with out lagging.

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Download Love Bond by Michelle Clark PDF

By Michelle Clark

while a string of murders are associated with a recognized celebrity's prior, she too turns into a aim of a killer who possesses mystical powers.

A lovelorn cop is going on a trip to Hell and again to avoid wasting her, purely to reach too overdue and witnesses her loss of life through mystical forces. The killer vanishes and the cop is arrested for murder.

Months later, a reporter who believes he's blameless turns into an not going best friend as he too embarks on a trip for the truth.

What he discovers is a wierd story of abuse, homicide, mysticism and what it really is to be sure by way of the insanity of the affection BOND.

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Download Gaia's New DreamCoat: A Faerie Guide to Gaia's Greening by Ariel Spilsbury PDF

By Ariel Spilsbury

Gaia’s New DreamCoat opens us to a narrative that unfolds just by asking these clever shepherds of the Earth within the Devic and Faerie nation-states, to help us in studying the way to remodel Earth and ourselves. within the strategy, we are going to need to ask ourselves what is going to take place if we don’t act in a well timed method to help Gaia’s greening. the sunshine Loom weaving that's being made by means of a number of the characters from the delicate nation-states needs to be whole and activated sooner than Gaia can now not maintain human lifestyles. Is there a extra compelling discovery to be made instantly in the world? It’s easily time to tune-up and hear the fantastic knowledge that every of those caretakers of the wildlife holds! In that pleasant exploration, we're woke up to the facility we every one carry to impact the result of the tale that we're re-writing in the world. throughout the clues that the characters provide in each one fascinating event into the Fae geographical regions, we're resulted in connecting the dots of the transformation that's rising at the mild Loom of Earth. We see that every one people is enjoying a lead position during this mythic reweaving of Gaia’s tale. We adventure at once how reading/listening to those adventures, empowers us to think and recognize extra truly what precisely our position in that transformation is!

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Download The Devil’s Highway by Gregory Norminton PDF

By Gregory Norminton

Three trips. 3 thousand years. One vacation spot. The Devil’s Highway is an exciting, epic and intimate story of affection, loss, fanaticism, heroism and sacrifice.

A Roman street, an Iron Age hill fortress, a hand-carved flint, and a cycle of violence that needs to be broken.

An historical British boy, learning a terrorist plot, needs to betray his brother to save lots of his tribe. within the twenty-first century, humans – one traumatised via battle, one other through divorce – conflict over the use and that means of a panorama. within the far away destiny, a gang of feral childrens struggles to arrive security in a damaged international. Their tales are associated through one old highway, the ‘Devil’s street’ within the middle of britain: the location of human struggles that resemble each other greater than they differ.

Spanning centuries, and mixing parts of old and speculative fiction with the narrative force of natural mystery, it is a breathtakingly unique novel that demanding situations our dearly held assumptions approximately civilisation.

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Download The Fixer by Terry Pinaud PDF

By Terry Pinaud

Do you learn the finishing of the publication earlier than really getting there? What in the event that your good friend offers away the finishing of the motion picture you've been anticipating seeing? might you be frustrated?
The Fixer explores human reactions to understanding an excessive amount of and the fallout a imaginative and prescient of the longer term may possibly create.
A Korean conflict veteran, Eric is nice together with his palms and a mechanic without different obvious expertise. He lives a quiet and lonely existence in Bedford, Indiana.
For the group, he's a wierd guy -- the Boo Radley of Bedford. Privately, all he desires is to be left on my own. he's plagued by his early life thoughts and the thoughts of warfare. yet he has inherited a unique strength from his mom that he attempts to exploit for reliable. as a substitute, he has been ridiculed and his efforts have led basically to his estrangement and a feeling of helplessness.
Enter Jane, a tune scholar at Indiana collage, a latest girl, competitive and unabashed, who occurs via his store. She is infatuated with Eric and asks him out on a date. Will the dinner lead merely to a one-night stand? Or can Jane do extra? Can she switch Eric's lifestyles? Can she provide his lifestyles function and finish the turmoil?

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Download Living in the Material World: A Baby Boomer Dream by Patrick Foster PDF

By Patrick Foster

residing within the fabric international is a unique of ancient fiction, set in either historic India and in sleek the US. half I is the tale of an Indian chippie within the Buddha's time who turns into one of many world's first secular lecturers. His philosophy of existence is formed via assembly quite a few yogis and priests, together with the Buddha, a Jain monk, and a recognized materialist. The advanced non secular cauldron of old India surrounds the lifetime of this member of a carpenters' village outdoors one of many Buddha's favourite towns.

Part II is the fictitious magazine of a toddler Boomer, set in India and the United States. It mirrors the lifetime of the Indian wood worker within the first a part of the publication, and it uncovers the elemental matters that the post-World-War-II iteration has been grappling with over the past fifty years.

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Download Der Seher (German Edition) by Lars Muhl,Viviane Korn PDF

By Lars Muhl,Viviane Korn

Die Begegnung seines Lebens

Ein Musiker ist für drei Jahre ans Bett gefesselt … bis er eines Tages ein Telefongespräch mit einem Fremden führt.
Was folgt, ist die mitreißende Geschichte einer fundamentalen Verwandlung. In einer von Verwirrung und Widersprüchen heimgesuchten Welt sind Bücher wie dieses wahre Schätze, weil sie Antworten geben. Die Erlösung, die Lars Muhl erfahren durfte, ist für jeden erfahrbar.

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Download Rievoluzione: Romanzo Alchemico (Italian Edition) by Andrea Pietrangeli PDF

By Andrea Pietrangeli

Carlo Liberti è un grafico trentenne, libero professionista e amante delle donne. Ha un rifiuto innato nei confronti dell’autorità e disprezza tutte le istituzioni, eppure los angeles sua esistenza è uguale a quella di chiunque altro. Poi un giorno incontra Mario, una sorta di grillo parlante settantanovenne che inizia a parlargli di simboli, Vangeli, nemici della mente, numeri e immagini ricorrenti. Carlo inizia così a scoprire che l. a. realtà intorno a lui è diversa da come aveva sempre immaginato, che è intessuta di opportunità e segnali-guida. Impara così a riconoscere i condizionamenti e gli schemi che gli hanno impedito di diventare se stesso, e inizia a romperli uno alla volta. Il suo percorso di rievoluzione è costantemente accompagnato dalle canzoni dei purple Floyd, il cui contenuto esoterico diventa sempre più chiaro nel corso del romanzo.

«Quello che sembra certo è che siamo tutti legati da fili invisibili, immersi in un gioco che va scoperto giorno in keeping with giorno. l. a. nostra verità ci viene continuamente raccontata da persone che non los angeles conoscono, ma potremmo non accorgercene mai».

Andrea Pietrangeli, "Rievoluzione"

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Download Flaw by Magdalena Tulli,Bill Johnston PDF

By Magdalena Tulli,Bill Johnston

A unmarried streetcar line runs round the sleepy suburban sq. of an unnamed urban. One day—out of nowhere—a workforce of hapless refugees pour from the streetcar and organize camp within the sq.. The citizens develop antagonistic to the disruption and chaos, and at last take concerns into their very own hands... Flaw is Tulli’s so much extreme and in my view encouraged paintings so far, whereas nonetheless maintaining the signature mind-and word-play so favourite through critics and her starting to be readership.

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