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Five Stories That Are Almost True, But Not Quite

Five Stories That Are Almost True, But Not Quite

George Loukas | Fiction
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 2869
Pages: 75

Some events in life are like tiny seeds that take root and blossom in a writer's imagination to produce a story. To him the stories are almost true, though they are not. "A Peculiar Arrangement" tells the story of a peculiar sexual alliance between aunt and nephew to solve a peculiar existential...

Accounts from an old Ledger

Accounts from an old Ledger

George Loukas | Biography
Rating:     Rated: 15 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 6456
Pages: 127

A series of short memoirs starting from my very early school years,(G.P.S.) through secondary education, (Delinquents), through university studies in London, England,(3, Wetherby), through my many, intimate, precious and not so precious friendships, through my life and occupation in Cairo, Egypt...


In and Out of Greece

In and Out of Greece

George Loukas | Short Stories
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Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 1062
Pages: 155

Three stories with Greece as the common denominator. "Lea, Portrait of an Artist" begins on the island of Limnos and our characters meander in England and Switzerland. Lea is a fascinating, troubled painter who interacts with the true and imagined personae of her life. In "Tribulations" an obese...

In and Out of Egypt

In and Out of Egypt

George Loukas | Short Stories
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 1299
Pages: 99

After the 1952 Revolution by Gamal Abdel Nasser, the foreign communities or "colonies" slowly faded away as their members drifted out of Egypt. Some Italians but mainly Greeks and Armenians were the last to go, especially the ones with established and thriving businesses. It is in this context...

The Fragrance of Egypt Through Five Stories

The Fragrance of Egypt Through Five Stories

George Loukas | Short Stories
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 985
Pages: 210

Five different stories with different principal characters give a taste of the life in Egypt a few years back. "A Thousand and One Nights" is a doomed romance between a Greek man and an Egyptian woman. "Chez Raymond" is the story of a young, talented Coptic hairdresser. "The Sporting Life"...

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Comfort Women in Search for Understanding

Comfort Women in Search for Understanding

Shanna Todd | Human Rights
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 4149
Pages: 8

The Gender and Peace Studies course at the University for Peace focuses on how gender is intricately intertwined in every aspect of our lives. Throughout the course we have discussed the complex definition of “gender” and its relationship with family, science, war, human trafficking and...

Life Shouldn't be Like This

Life Shouldn't be Like This

Hubert Williams | Short Stories
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Published: Dec 2011
Downloads: 3555
Pages: 14

Imagine. You awaken to find that your six year old granddaughter has been taken during the night. You have raised this child since her birth. Your daughter, who had abandoned the child is the only suspect. Would you do what this woman did? This story could mirror your own story. It might also be...

Time to Think

Time to Think

Rigby Taylor | Short Stories
Rating:     Rated: 8 times
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Published: Nov 2011
Downloads: 1836
Pages: 40

Time To Think is an amusing, thoughtful and sexy collection of eight short tales about the human condition and how some gays cope with such things as visiting evangelists, unwelcome visitors, too much praise, unwanted sexual attentions from women, living in a nursing home, unpleasant relations...


To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back

Adam James Bagnall | Short Stories
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Published: Oct 2011
Downloads: 1377
Pages: 31

This is a book about Joseph Marston and his camping trip with his father in law, Pete. They don't really get along and Pete thought a camping trip in the Canadian Rockies together would help them bond. However things turn sour and Joseph must overcome his own fears and rely solely on his own wits...

No Time to Play

No Time to Play

Scott Zarcinas | Short Stories
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Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Sep 2011
Downloads: 1421
Pages: 23

Robbie O'Neil has stolen some candy for his brother Pauly. But this is no ordinary candy. It's fake... and it has the power to destroy lives.

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