This book of poems is full of grace, rythms, and honesty. Aliki Barnstone has hints of Emily Dickinson thoughout her works, yet she writes originally about the state of her soul and brings the reader in to feel like an intimate friend. With a wide range of poems, this book will reach the heart and mind both as her words unfold one poem at a time.
Something evil lurks in the streets of Avalon. From the spread of an illicit drug called Ice to the black market slave trade. The year is twenty-three thirty, nearly two decades after WWIV and the world, as we know it, is a very different place. Under the rule of one government and a questionable military, no one is safe. Laws are convenient for those who legally prey on the weak. Forced into slavery, one man seeks freedom. Obligated to his profession, the other seeks justice. Exploitation, human trafficking and drugs—brought together by corruption and fate, a bounty hunter meets a slave and their lives are forever changed.
Unsentimental love story told from a man's point of view Jase is a soldier who falls for a girl at a gig in Newport. When he finds out that Charlotte is a writer from London this brave man is terrified. She loves words. Jase has spent his life hiding the fact that he cannot read. Desperate to see more of her, Jase signs up for a writing course she is teaching in Wales. Can Jase possibly keep his secret there? Lust becomes love despite their differences. But Jase is called away by the Army, back to the Middle East, and now Charlotte has a secret, too...
Denna kärleksroman, som Ivar Lo-Johansson betraktade som sin egentliga skönlitterära debut som författare, skrevs redan 1929, men gavs av privata hänsyn inte ut förrän tre år senare. Först då avslutades det verkliga kärleksförhållande som tar en sådan fiktiv ände med förskräckelse i romanen.