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Booksie Address: http://www.booksie.com/AmberLibra
Country: United Kingdom
Favorite book: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Carroll)
Member Since: Dec 18, 2011

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AmberLibra

Carly (part 1)

Novel by AmberLibra
Posted: Dec 29, 2011
This is a true story. Honestly. But why believe what I...
Tags:love, childhood, sex, violence, desire, abuse, search, prose, sadism, poetic, scenes

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A Love Always Tinged With Sorrow

Poem by AmberLibra
Posted: Nov 25, 2012
Where is the point that we realise we have fallen in...

Nervous Twitch.

Short Story by AmberLibra
Posted: Jan 13, 2012
Madalena knows that something is wrong. It is not just...

Carly (part 1)

Novel by AmberLibra
Posted: Dec 29, 2011
This is a true story. Honestly. But why believe what I...



"Welcome to the rebirth...a new chapter in the evolving life of a writer. I like to play. I like to play with words. I like to play with cliché and fool around with genre. Some of this writing has been written for pleasure with idiomatic tongue firmly in cheek (and other places) yet other works evolve or erupt from a very true and painful place. It is up to you, dear reader, to interpret it as you desire."

Amber R Libra, 2012

 

In the work presented on this site there are a lot of common themes and even common endings; each piece of writing is interwoven, either consciously or subconsciously by myself. A longing for emancipation is often represented by symbolism such as the characters having wings  or flying in a dream-like state. Transformation of the human form represents the illusion of what we call 'reality' and how reality is not so objective and also reveals how we, as people, change and mutate. I also use train imagery, with characters travelling from a difficult situation on a train to reach another destination or hearing a train in the distance. The train is symbolism of a journey and of movement.  Finally, sex is shown as base, violent, degrading; a strong, natural drive yet also as a desperate way of gaining either power, money or some kind of human connection in a cold, adult world.

 

 

 

 

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