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Voices from the Web 2016
These stories and poems have been selected by members of the writer’s website, UKAuthors, and on the basis of votes cast for each piece. Whether you prefer humour to chuckle at, drama to weep over, poetry that bounces along or systematically carries you with it, you will find it all within these covers. Ideas, emotions and real life inhabit the work, and imagination and skill are at full strength. Read and enjoy, and meet the writers of UKAuthors. 5 Star Review: Poems and short stories from some of the most talented, mostly unpublished authors you've never heard of!  A disparate and fascinating collection of short stories and poems from the UK Authors website - the best of year, as chosen by members of the website. The quality is consistently excellent, and the range of subjects, styles and genres makes it compulsive reading. Buy from: ...
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Watchman (with speech)
Since Atlanta, she had looked out the dining-car window with a delight almost physical. Over her breakfast coffee, she watched the last of Georgia’s hills recede and the red earth appear, and with it tin-roofed houses set in the middle of swept yards, and in the yards the inevitable verbena grew, surrounded by whitewashed tires. She grinned when she saw her first TV antenna atop an unpainted Negro house; as they multiplied, her joy rose. Jean Louise Finch always made this journey by air, but she decided to go by train from New York to Maycomb Junction on her fifth annual trip home. For one thing, she had the life scared out of her the last time she was on a plane: the pilot elected to fly through a tornado. For another thing, flying home meant her father rising at three in the morning, driving a hundred miles to meet her ...
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