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  • Author:
    Johnson, T. Geronimo
    Summary:

    Born and raised in the tiny town of Braggsville, Georgia, D'aron Davenport finds himself in unfamiliar territory his freshman year at UC Berkeley. A disastrous party brings him three idiosyncratic best friends who descend on Braggsville...

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    STEWART, Cal
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    "Folks at home said I'd be buncoed or have my pockets picked fore I'd bin here mor'n half an hour; wall, I fooled 'em a little bit, I wuz here three days afore they buncoed me. I spose as how there are a good...

  • Author:
    PRATCHETT, Terry
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    Koom Valley? That was where the trolls ambushed the dwarfs, or the dwarfs ambushed the trolls. It was a long time ago, but if Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch doesn't solve the murder of just one dwarf, he'...

  • Author:
    Sparks, Edward
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    Trapped in a London laboratory during a worker uprising in 1924, ex-artillery officer and physics instructor Jeremy Tuft awakens 150 years later - in a neo-medieval society whose inhabitants have forgotten how to build or operate...

  • Author:
    Eppel, John
    Summary:

    A satirical novel about life in Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo, with cults and muti murders, and the exploitation of the poor and powerless by the rich and powerful.

  • Author:
    Eppel, John
    Summary:

    A hilarious send-up of Enid Blyton adventure stories. It mocks fundamentalism, racism and pseudo-intellectuality. The novel asks, in the most unlikely manner, for reconciliation among the blighted peoples of Zimbabwe.

  • Author:
    Davies, Robertson
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    An amateur production of The Tempest provides a colorful backdrop for a hilarious look at unrequited love when a mathematics teacher, stirred by Shakespeare's play, falls for a young beauty. 

  • Author:
    Dickens, Charles
    Summary:

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, better known as The Pickwick Papers, is the first novel by Charles Dickens. Written for publication as a serial, The Pickwick Papers consists of a sequence of loosely-related adventures. Its...

  • Author:
    GREGORY, Philippa
    Summary:

    A wickedly incisive contemporary satire which undermines political correctness and modern mores.

  • Author:
    Rayner, Mark A.
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    "Marvellous Hairy is a top pick for any humorous fiction collection, highly recommended." --Midwest Book Review "Mark A. Rayner is an author with a fantastical sense of humor and a dangerous imagination." --The Next Best Book Club So...

  • Author:
    Daigneault, Claude, Jalette, Jocelyn
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    Ce titre m’a été rappelé par mon séjour de deux ans et demi à Toronto au début des années 1960. Certains collègues anglophones faisaient de l’ironie en m’appelant « French-Canuck ». C’est ainsi que j’ai francisé ce terme pour en faire...

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    Author:
    Croshaw, Yahtzee
    Summary:

    We were prepared for an earthquake. We had a flood plan in place. We could even have dealt with zombies. Probably. But no one expected the end to be quite so... sticky... or strawberry scented. Yahtzee Croshaw (Mogworld, Zero...

  • Author:
    Swift, Jonathan
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    Shipwrecked and cast adrift, Lemuel Gulliver wakes to find himself on Lilliput, an island inhabited by little people whose height makes their quarrels over fashion and fame seem ridiculous. His subsequent encounters with the crude...

  • Author:
    Wallace, David Foster
    Summary:

    From the eerily "real," almost holographic evocations of historical figures like Lyndon Johnson, over-televised game show hosts, and late-night comedians, to the title story, where terminal punk nihilism meets Young Republicanism,...

  • Author:
    Meades, Christopher
    Summary:

    A hilarious coming-of-age novel about the pain of young love, family secrets, and sick ferrets

    Fifteen-year-old Jacob feels almost on the inside: almost smart, almost funny, almost good-looking, almost worthy of falling...

  • Author:
    Murray, Morgan
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    "The narrative voice in Dirty Birdsreminds me a bit of the dry comic you find reading The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, only this unfortunate protagonist, named Milton Ontario, (not to be confused with Milton, Ontario) journeys from...

  • Author:
    Murray, Morgan
    Summary:

    ***LONGLISTED FOR CANADA READS 2021*** ***FOREWORD INDIES HUMOUR AWARD FINALIST*** ***THE GLOBE AND MAIL SUMMER'S HOTTEST READS*** In late 2008, as the world's economy crumbles and Barack Obama ascends to the White House, the...

  • Author:
    BIERCE, Ambrose
    Summary:

    The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical "reference" book written by Ambrose Bierce. The book offers reinterpretations of terms in the English language, lampooning cant and political doublespeak, as well as other aspects of...

  • Author:
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Summary:

    On a Caribbean island, we meet Felix Hoenikker, a physicist and one of the fathers of the atomic bomb. He makes another discovery, that of "ice-nine" a substance that can turn the whole world into a block of ice.

  • Author:
    Renzetti, Elizabeth
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    A delectable satirical novel about celebrity culture, journalism, truth, lies, consequences — about the fictions we tell ourselves and the fictions we tell others.Augusta Price (not her real name) is famous in England for playing a...

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