By Manuel Ramos
A number of characters—writers, legal professionals, Vietnam vets, police officers, soldiers—populate those tales within which occasions usually aren’t what they appear. An previous guy is familiar with extra concerning the disappearance of a neighbor than he we could on. A barber is enthusiastic about anything that brings a ski-mask donning, gun-toting hoodlum into his store. And a cop accused of utilizing over the top strength hasn’t instructed his relatives the entire fact.
Many tales during this gripping assortment characteristic Mexican americans suffering from their situations as an ethnic minority within the usa. Others disguise old occasions, from the Mexican Revolution to an stumble upon with Jack Kerouac. All highlight Ramos’ artistry and dexterity as he shifts from noir to historic or even ficción rápida, or flash fiction. Spanning his acclaimed writing profession, this quantity contains Ramos’ first tale released in 1986, “White Devils and Cockroaches,” which good points an lawyer who served because the prototype for Luis Móntez, the protagonist in 5 of his award-winning novels.
Read Online or Download The Skull of Pancho Villa and Other Stories PDF
Similar single authors short stories books
Percent A Preacher’s stories is a booklet approximately preachers who're strange, occasionally eccentric humans. Buchanan is certainly one of them. in truth, a bit of him is to be present in many, if now not such a lot of them. Buchanan is tolerant of them all, and some of them he even loves, or likes simply because they're a lot like him.
Considered one of Connecticut’s such a lot profitable girls, self-made millionaire Mahogany Jackson lives the lavish life-style that she and her three top pals Latrell, Vonda, and Jalissa have perpetually dreamed of as teenagers. She owns a home, automobiles, jewels and will come up with the money for no matter what else she sought after. yet, issues aren’t as they seem like, this diva has a haunting mystery that's tearing her soul aside and inflicting many sleepless nights as it’s getting more durable to conceal from her family and friends.
Ein Feuerwerk von spannenden und fantasiereichen Kurzgeschichten für Jung und Alt entführt den Leser in Welten, von denen andere nur träumen…
The 1st anthology of Decadent brief tales reflecting numerous fin de siècle themesThis wide-ranging anthology showcases for the 1st time the quick tale because the most enticing style for British writers who experimented with Decadent issues and kinds. From general writers resembling Ernest Dowson, Arthur Symons and Oscar Wilde to much less renowned writers corresponding to Charles Ricketts, Victoria go and Ella D'Arcy, the 36 tales reveal rules of sophistication, gender, sexuality, and technological know-how in addition to the Gothic, social satire, Symbolist fable, fairy story, Naturalism/Realism, Impressionism, erotica, and the medical romance.
- ........ And then we laughed
- Wie hungrig wir doch sind: Storys (German Edition)
- The Sojourner *A Late Summer Rainy Afternoon*
- Die Betrogene: Erzählungen 1940-1953 (German Edition)
- The 2014 Flash365 Anthology
- Whistling Past the Graveyard
Additional info for The Skull of Pancho Villa and Other Stories