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The Cuckoo Man By Stuart Parr
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Nathaniel Blake wants to beat the system. The problem is he is part of that system, he is a Cuckoo Man. Working as a Reassignment Officer at the Midland regional offices of the Department for... More > Reassignment and Bonding, a job that he utterly despises, he is the person that relocates children to their state selected parents. Reassignment, part of the process which awards parenthood and all of its associated privileges to these chosen parents, has been commonplace for nearly eighty years within what is truly a ‘nanny state’. In a society divided into the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’ a Lawson Integer (LI) value is everything, the system gives you a value, a worth, and rewards you accordingly. But now Sarah Blake, wife of this Cuckoo Man, is pregnant, it is his time to suffer the anguish of reassignment. A chilling look into a future that might be as modern youth becomes ever more empowered and the society which has enabled the young to control their elders through fear and social pressure fails to act.< Less
The Cuckoo Man By Stuart Parr
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Nathaniel Blake wants to beat the system. The problem is he is part of that system, he is a Cuckoo Man. Working as a Reassignment Officer at the Midland regional offices of the Department for... More > Reassignment and Bonding, a job that he utterly despises, he is the person that relocates children to their state selected parents. Reassignment, part of the process which awards parenthood and all of its associated privileges to these chosen parents, has been commonplace for nearly eighty years within what is truly a ‘nanny state’. In a society divided into the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’ a Lawson Integer (LI) value is everything, the system gives you a value, a worth, and rewards you accordingly. But now Sarah Blake, wife of this Cuckoo Man, is pregnant, it is his time to suffer the anguish of reassignment. A chilling look into a future that might be as modern youth becomes ever more empowered and the society which has enabled the young to control their elders through fear and social pressure fails to act.< Less
The Cuckoo Soup By Jerusha Albury
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Small island girl Petrussia moves to a more developed island to find the man of her dreams. The island girl falls in love instantly upon arrival. There's one thing in her way, the man's wife.... More > Petrussia uses her cooking skills to lure in and capture the man of her dreams. However, this beauty by day ogre by night has a secret that can ruin her life long goal, finding her the man of her dreams.< Less
A Cuckoo's Masterpiece By Emidio Galea
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‘A Cuckoo’s Masterpiece’ is an intriguing story about a religious old man spending his last days in an asylum. He starts to go crazy and imagines writing letters to his atheistic... More > nephew, Thomas, a psychiatrist of international repute. He wants an approval for his forthcoming masterpiece. He ‘writes’ about panaceas for some of the world’s ills. However, he cannot fathom a Utopia without religion which is extremely important to him. Although muddled for the most part, his ‘letters’ at times offer insightful observations about life in general and a purposeful life in particular, but they always fall short of his inner feelings. In the end he becomes delirious and dies of a massive heart attack. Review by Prof. Susannah Robbins, Ph.D. (Eng. Lit.), former Vassar professor< Less
A Cuckoo's Masterpiece By Emidio Galea
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‘A Cuckoo’s Masterpiece’ is an intriguing story about a religious old man spending his last days in an asylum. He starts to go crazy and imagines writing letters to his atheistic... More > nephew, Thomas, a psychiatrist of international repute. He wants an approval for his forthcoming masterpiece. He ‘writes’ about panaceas for some of the world’s ills. However, he cannot fathom a Utopia without religion which is extremely important to him. Although muddled for the most part, his ‘letters’ at times offer insightful observations about life in general and a purposeful life in particular, but they always fall short of his inner feelings. In the end he becomes delirious and dies of a massive heart attack. Review by Prof. Susannah Robbins, Ph.D. (Eng. Lit.), former Vassar professor< Less
A Cuckoo's Masterpiece By Emidio Galea
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‘A Cuckoo’s Masterpiece’ is an intriguing story about a religious old man spending his last days in an asylum. He starts to go crazy and imagines writing letters to his atheistic... More > nephew, Thomas, a psychiatrist of international repute. He wants an approval for his forthcoming masterpiece. He ‘writes’ about panaceas for some of the world’s ills. However, he cannot fathom a Utopia without religion which is extremely important to him. Although muddled for the most part, his ‘letters’ at times offer insightful observations about life in general and a purposeful life in particular, but they always fall short of his inner feelings. In the end he becomes delirious and dies of a massive heart attack. Review by Prof. Susannah Robbins, Ph.D. (Eng. Lit.), former Vassar professor< Less
Andropov's Cuckoo By Owen Jones
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Andropov’s Cuckoo A dying man recounts the story of the most amazing person he has ever met, a brilliant, Soviet linguist whom he calls Youriko. It is a tale of love, daring-do, spies and... More > danger set in Japan, Germany, Turkey, the USA, Canada and the UK, but mostly in the Soviet Union of the Seventies. Two girls, born thousands of miles apart in Kazakhstan and Japan just after World War II, meet and are like peas in a pod. They also get on like sisters and keep n touch for the rest of their lives. However, one wants to help her battle-scarred country and the other wants to leave hers for the West. They dream up a daring, dangerous plan to achieve both goals, which Andropov, the chief of the Soviet KGB, is told about. He dubs it Operation Youriko and it is set in motion, but does it have even the remotest chance of success? Andropov’s Cuckoo is based on a ‘true story’ related to the author by one of the protagonists.< Less
Exit the Cuckoo's Court By Naomi Love
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"Exit The Cuckoo's Court" tackles the stereotype of a single mother entangled in the legal system with a clever stalker. The story follows a dysfunctional couple from childhood, as... More > friends, as a couple and finally as adversaries. Kat's ingenious survival techniques help to shield the children from Hal's games but cannot ensure a future for them in Canada. If you want to know what it is like to be cleverly stalked by a subtle con man, and then to get away, read on.< Less
Exit the Cuckoo's Court By Naomi Love & Naomi Love
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"Exit The Cuckoo's Court" tackles the stereotype of a single mother entangled in the legal system with a clever stalker. The story follows a dysfunctional couple from childhood, as... More > friends, as a couple and finally as adversaries. Kat's ingenious survival techniques help to shield the children from Hal's games but cannot ensure a future for them in Canada. If you want to know what it is like to be cleverly stalked by a subtle con man, and then to get away, read on.< Less
Exit the Cuckoo's Court By Naomi Love
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"Exit The Cuckoo's Court" tackles the stereotype of a single mother entangled in the legal system with a clever stalker. The story follows a dysfunctional couple from childhood, as... More > friends, as a couple and finally as adversaries. Kat's ingenious survival techniques help to shield the children from Hal's games but cannot ensure a future for them in Canada. If you want to know what it is like to be cleverly stalked by a subtle con man, and then to get away, read on.< Less

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