Metaphysical Fiction

Download Ram-2050: A Ramayana Epic for the Future by Joan Roughgarden PDF

By Joan Roughgarden

From rain forests of Hawaii to hidden coves of the Caribbean, this tale brings futuristic expertise to an age-old conflict among strong and evil. during this cutting edge retelling of the vintage Ramayana epic, CEOs substitute kings, sects geeks exchange sects of clergymen, and the hero has superhuman talents from genetic engineering instead of divine intervention. This action-packed, but philosophical story explores the boundary setting apart people from animals. It envisions an international the place people and animals paintings to advertise the typical good.

"Evolutionary biologist Roughgarden [Evolution's Rainbow] reaches again millennia to show the Ramayana into technology fiction, altering its poetry to demanding science... staying trustworthy to the essence of the unique stories... [Ram-2050] may still fulfill fanatics of technical and naturalistic SF." - Publishers Weekly

"gripping" - Marc Bekoff, collage of Colorado
"relevance" - Mandakranta Bose, collage of British Columbia
"humorous" - Freddy Christiansen, Aarhus University
"delightful" - Simon Levin, Princeton collage
"imaginative" - Chase Mendenhall, Stanford college
"fast-paced" - Anil Menon, technology Fiction author
"radical" - Barbara Smuts, college of Michigan
"positive" - Jeremy Van Cleve, college of Kentucky
"wisdom" - Michael Weisberg, collage of Pennsylvania

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Joan Roughgarden is an evolutionary biologist and ecologist from the college of Hawaii and Stanford college. She has released fieldwork from jap Caribbean islands and the rocky intertidal quarter of California. She has authored or edited 8 nonfiction texts and monographs, together with Evolution's Rainbow, winner of the 2005 Stonewall Prize for nonfiction from American Library organization. Ram-2050 is her first novel.

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Download THE RETURN OF RUTH by Sandra Steffy PDF

By Sandra Steffy

Unbeknown to seventeen 12 months outdated, Cattia Larson, her whole lifestyles were orchestrated to be the catalyst for amazing, life-changing occasions that have been approximately to spread. Her mom, Ruth, a mycologist, used to be constructing a treatment for humanity’s greed and indifference, whilst previous to Cattia’s commencement, her learn got here to fruition. earlier than Ruth used to be in a position to enforce it, in spite of the fact that, she disappeared in a fireplace, the beginning of which used to be suspicious.

Fortunately, Ruth and her husband, Edwin, have been conscious she was once being saw. ahead of the hearth, they positioned the treatment in Matryoshka dolls that have been crafted via Edwin and given to Agatha Moss for safekeeping. After Edwin fell catatonic as a result of surprise of wasting Ruth, Cattia was once given the dolls via Agatha, an eccentric, aged herbalist who lived along with her mysterious cat, Mr. Jax. Agatha was once a neighbor and prefer family members to the Larsons. She helped increase Cattia and her autistic, dual brother, Leo within the distant, nice muskeg of northern Minnesota.

These ghastly occasions have been however the starting of the tragedies and weird occurrences that occurred Cattia within the days previous her commencement rite. a chain of what Cattia believed to be unusual desires have been brought on.

What she stumbled on used to be that she’d been summoned to embark upon a project to quell evil in worlds.

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Download The Leaching of Ian Burns by Audrey K. Agnothedy PDF

By Audrey K. Agnothedy

The Leaching of IAN BURNS chronicles the tough adjustment of a cranky outdated guy to Heaven with lighthearted profundity. It information his adjustment, or lack there-of, to his new atmosphere. He copes with the loss of life of an acquaintance (a demise for which he's in part dependable) however the arrival and quick departure of his estranged son is greater than he can endure. through his wife’s facilitation, he reveals himself on a undertaking that he hopes will provide him a moment likelihood to make issues correct along with his son.

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Download The Truth of Everything by Victor Barker PDF

By Victor Barker

"Tell your viewers to think in not anything, Henry. not anything. trust is simply a question of selection. you think what you opt. inform them to not think what I say. in the event that they needs to think in anything, then allow them to think of their personal event. this can be the one factor for them to think in." So says Charles Rodriguez Malik Xavier, ex-gun working conman grew to become guru.

Young English flim director, Henry Clarke, units out to make a documentary to inform the reality of every little thing approximately Xavier and his hugely profitable religious stream. Henry has Xavier from South Africa to England, from India to the United States,and he re-traces their lives jointly until eventually a stunning occasion pushes Henry to the edge of studying the reality of every little thing approximately himself...

Victor Barker has lived and studied in esoteric faculties and ashrams in lots of components of the realm. He has labored as a filmwriter and director in Johannesburg and Sydney, studied with Gurdjieff colleges in England and Australia, at ashrams in Calcutta and Rishikesh and with esoteric teams in significant Sur and Paris. He now splits his time among Tasmania and Europe.

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Download Hybrid. Quel che resta di me (Italian Edition) by Kat Zhang,C. De Caro PDF

By Kat Zhang,C. De Caro

In un mondo alternativo, ogni character nasce con due different personalità, due anime. Con il passare del pace, in modo naturale, l'anima dominante prende il sopravvento e quella recessiva viene dimenticata, scompare come un amico immaginario che ci ha tenuto compagnia solo nell'infanzia. Il sopravvivere delle due anime dopo l. a. pubertà è illegale e visto dalla società come un'aberrazione da correggere.
Ma in Addie, nonostante i suoi sedici anni, è ancora presente Eva, l. a. sua seconda anima. Rannicchiata nella mente di Addie, Eva interagisce con l'altra parte di sé: come due vere sorelle si amano, si proteggono, ma possono diventare anche gelose l'una dell'altra.
Nonostante tutti i tentativi in step with difendere e nascondere l'esistenza della debole Eva, il segreto di Addie viene scoperto.

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Download The Yogini With A Thousand Eyes by Francine Juhasz PDF

By Francine Juhasz

In this visionary and green novel set in Amsterdam, the heroine includes on an stylish meditative dance with the unremarkable trivial occasions that take place in the course of her everyday life. utilizing mind's eye and reverie to distill trivialities into ecstasy, she turns her mundane international into an unique and exciting new surroundings. In her eyes Amsterdam turns into an ensouled urban, replete with mysterious minidramas enacted by means of a unprecedented solid of characters extra cleverly disguised than revelers in the course of Carnival. The streets and canals turn into a big paintings gallery, funhouse and more-than-human neighborhood, the place which means is an everyday occasion, and oases of temper catapult her into moments of ecstasy.


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Download El informe del roedor (Spanish Edition) by Antonio Gálvez Alcaide PDF

By Antonio Gálvez Alcaide

EL INFORME DEL ROEDOR es una novela del escritor barcelonés Antonio Gálvez Alcaide.

En EL INFORME DEL ROEDOR se refleja l. a. pormenorizada radiografía de una locura. Pascual Pérez Pérez, su protagonista, elabora un informe sobre sí mismo para un destinatario sobre el que siente devoción: l. a. doctora Sarmiento.

Todo parte de su pretendida clarividencia, que si bien acierta muchas veces, falla estrepitosamente en momentos clave. Por stories circunstancias, cree que su esposa es una bruja que le sorbe los sesos durante los angeles noche, con el desire de una pajita acerada; comete tropelías en el edificio donde trabaja como albañil; invade el espacio de un piso vecino; asalta a una pareja en un parque; se atrinchera en su propia casa en vísperas de los angeles primera guerra del Golfo, creyendo que Iraq provocará los angeles Tercera Guerra Mundial...

Veamos algunas palabras de Pascual sobre sí mismo: «¡Debo de ser un demente único, un loco violento, aislado y desatado! ¡Carajo, en España no hay gente tan mala!».

Biografía del autor
Antonio Gálvez Alcaide (Barcelona, 1963), licenciado en Filología Hispánica por los angeles Universidad de Barcelona, ha publicado los angeles novela El Paseo de los Caracoles (Alba Editorial, 1999; Morfeo Editorial, 2008), y el libro de cuentos de temática hispanoamericana Relatos del fuego sanguinario y un candor (Calambur Editorial, 1997; Morfeo Editorial, 2009). En Morfeo Editorial reparte títulos entre los angeles narrativa (Caliente, Como las víboras, El solitario, Trenzado de homicidas, El informe del roedor, Cuentos agrios, los angeles verdadera historia de Jesucristo, El Buscón y las Busconas, Apuntes eróticos), las memorias (Dietario en purple 2004-2006, Dietario en pink 2007-2008, El viejo profesor), l. a. crónica de viajes (Barcelona, Ávila, Ruta del oeste, Córdoba, Toledo, Soria, Cataluña y el libro antológico Viajes), l. a. poesía (Falta el aire), el periodismo (Artículos fronterizos, Dios mediante), y las adaptaciones al castellano moderno de obras literarias de l. a. Edad Media y de los Siglos de Oro (Milagros de Nuestra Señora, Danza common de l. a. Muerte, Coplas a l. a. muerte de su padre, los angeles Celestina, l. a. vida de Lazarillo de Tormes, y de sus fortunas y adversidades, Don Quijote de los angeles Mancha. Capítulos escogidos, El Buscón). Como articulista, ha colaborado con el diario ABC. Algunos de sus relatos se diseminan en publicaciones periódicas, como las revistas Lateral, Blanco y Negro, y Turia. Actualmente alterna los angeles escritura con los angeles docencia.

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Download Journey of the White Robes by Fred Jenning Rogers PDF

By Fred Jenning Rogers

"Small orbs of superb gentle, a paranormal Mount Shasta, and Aquarian Age faculties within the heart of the universe watch for younger woodland Waters and Aurora Collins, as they shuttle to the a ways reaches of either recognized and unknown territories of attention looking for their destinies.

When Forest’s deceased mom involves him in a dream, radiant in a vibrating gown made out of mild, he sees it as an indication that he and his good friend Aurora needs to trip hours clear of their domestic in Oregon to the bottom of Mount Shasta. whereas they ascend the facet of the mountain, Aurora finds her intuitive feeling that she and wooded area have lived jointly in one other lifetime as brother and sister. once they choose to keep on with a stranger right into a mystery meadow, wooded area and Aurora are led directly right into a mystery portal the place they shuttle interdimensionally to the good colleges of sunshine, the place they quickly realize they're on a mystic project like no different.

As wooded area and Aurora try to confirm why they're there and who they've been selected to guard, the cosmic clock ticks because the way forward for the human race is shrouded in uncertainty."

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Download The Story Tree by David Spangler,Deva Berg PDF

By David Spangler,Deva Berg

through the years David has created numerous inspirational tales for friends and family. they're now on hand to everybody. every one embodies his particular religious perception and humanity. they're in general of Christmas subject matters and variety from magical to mystical, technological know-how fiction to delusion. every age will take pleasure in this excellent collection.

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