The Angel and the Author and Others by Jerome K. Jerome

By Jerome K. Jerome

This early paintings by means of Jerome okay. Jerome was once initially released in 1904 and we're now republishing it with a new introductory biography. 'The Angel and the writer and Others' is a set of brief tales, together with 'Literature and the center Classes', 'Man and His Master', 'If simply We Had no longer misplaced Our Tails!', and plenty of extra. Jerome Klapka Jerome was once born in Walsall, England in 1859. either his mom and dad died whereas he was once in his early kids, and he was once pressured to hand over tuition to aid himself. In 1889, Jerome released his such a lot profitable and best-remembered paintings, 'Three males in a Boat'. that includes himself and of his buddies encountering funny events whereas floating down the Thames in a small boat, the publication was once an speedy good fortune, and hasn't ever been out of print. in reality, its reputation used to be such that the variety of registered Thames boats went up fifty percentage within the yr following its publication.

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The Time Trip by Rob Swigart

By Rob Swigart

during this boisterous time journey of discovery, Rob Swigart trains his artistic wit on love and loss, guilt and redemption, authorities, excessive expertise, a number of orgasms and cryogenics. His enthusiasts will experience his satire and snort uproariously via his new novel—his so much artistic yet.

After his bored and overlooked spouse, Penny Gamesh, ends all of it by means of sticking her head within a microwave oven and checking into the afterlife, Barney, discovers he loves her and desires her again. He engineers a bold desktop crime, plugging right into a community of presidency pcs, and travels again in time to Mesopotamia, 2542 BC, to speak to King Gilgamesh, who attempted to unencumber the secrets and techniques of immortality. There, Barney falls in love with Penny’s former incarnation, a temple prostitute. whereas there, he explores his ability for romance and friendship, and demanding situations the secret of loss of life. the implications shock everyone.

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Tartarughe divine: La saga di Mondo Disco (Italian Edition) by Terry Pratchett,Valentina Daniele

By Terry Pratchett,Valentina Daniele

«Il grande Terry Pratchett, dall’umorismo metafisico, creatore di mondi paralleli vivaci e pieni di energia, dal satirico genio multiforme, che scrive frasi straordinarie».New York Times«Sono giunto alla conclusione che leggere Terry Pratchett sia los angeles cosa più divertente che si può fare vestiti».Starburst«Per l’indescrivibile follia dei suoi romanzi lo hanno paragonato ai Monty Python: ‘Ma il loro humour’ afferma, ‘è troppo demenziale according to somigliare al mio. los angeles mia comicità deriva dal prendere il myth assolutamente sul serio, ed è proprio così che diventa buffo, perché si è sempre stabilito che non debba essere preso seriamente’». la Repubblica«I mondi alternativi di Terry Pratchett sono lo specchio distorto del nostro mondo… Incredibilmente divertente, impossibile non leggerlo». The TimesBrutha è il Prescelto. Il suo dio gli ha parlato, sebbene, ehm, sotto forma di tartaruga. Brutha è un ragazzo semplice. Non sa leggere. Non sa scrivere. È bravino a coltivare i meloni. E i suoi desideri sono pochi e ragionevoli. Vuole rovesciare una tentacolare Chiesa corrotta. Vuole evitare un'orribile e sanguinosa guerra santa. Vuole fermare l. a. persecuzione di un filosofo che ha avuto il coraggio di suggerire che, contrariamente al dogma della Chiesa, Mondo Disco fluttua veramente nello spazio sul dorso di una gigantesca tartaruga (*). Lui vuole los angeles speed, los angeles giustizia e l'amore fraterno. Lui vuole che l. a. Quisizione smetta di torturarlo adesso, in keeping with favore. Ma soprattutto ciò che vuole davvero, più di ogni altra cosa, è che il suo dio elegga un altro Prescelto... Il capolavoro di Terry Pratchett, un romanzo unico e divertentissimo, che è anche una dissacrante, amara satira contro i totalitarismi di ogni genere.(*) Il che è vero, ma l. a. Quisizione non ha nessuna intenzione di ammetterlo?

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The Plotline Bomber of Innisfree by Josh Massey

By Josh Massey

Set within the close to destiny within the mountainous and fielded cusp among BC and Alberta, The Plotline Bomber of Innisfree by means of Josh Massey is the tale of Jeffery Inkster, an ex-hipster-turned elk farmer. Inkster, whose aim is to reside peacefully together with his elk, harvesting their antlers, turns into embroiled within the political violence of oil-pipeline expansion.

Drawing from his event operating within the “Peace kingdom” of northern BC, Massey brings us the tale of a group of artists and eccentrics who all develop into suspects in a chain of pipeline bombings. yet, amid the activism and counter-terrorism, there are different, extra mysterious forces at play, forces that consume into the cognizance of all these involved.

Terrifying, hilarious, and suspenseful, this novel bargains a satirical standpoint of business society that might right away unsettle readers and current them with a cathartic free up from the exasperation they may consider dwelling in a civilization teetering in the direction of environmental collapse.

Fans of metafiction, specifically those that take pleasure in works with a mystery side, and admirers of the works of writers Italo Calvino and Jorge Luis Borges and filmmakers Christopher Nolan, David Cronenberg, and David Lynch, will have fun with this post-modern tackle modern business and environmental politics via storytelling.

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O Vendedor de Passados (Portuguese Edition) by José Eduardo Agualusa

By José Eduardo Agualusa

Félix Ventura escolheu um estranho ofício: vende passados falsos.Os seus clientes, prósperos empresários, políticos, generais, enfim, a emergente burguesia angolana, têm o seu futuro assegurado. Falta-lhes, porém, um bom passado. Félix fabrica-lhes uma genealogia de luxo, memórias felizes, consegue-lhes os retratos dos ancentrais ilustres. A vida corre-lhe bem. Uma noite entra-lhe em casa, em Luanda, um misterioso estrangeiro à procura de uma identidade angolana. E então, numa vertigem, o passado irrompe pelo presente e o impossível começa a acontecer. Sátira feroz, mas divertida e bem-humorada, à atual sociedade angolana, este livro é também (ou principalmente) uma reflexão sobre a construção da memória e os seus equívocos.

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The Stand-In (ReSet) by David Helwig

By David Helwig

Helwig's narrator is a retired educational referred to as to a distant collage to convey a sequence of lectures instead of an previous good friend lately deceased in strange conditions. The Stand-In is a straightforward transcript of those lectures—Helwig's readers needs to reconstruct this subtle story of paintings, repute, and adultery via rambling anecdotes and flashes of serious tub-thumping.

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Il lavoro più (in)adatto a una donna (Palpiti) (Italian by Chiara Santoianni

By Chiara Santoianni

Con una scrittura agile, ironica, graffiante, ma coinvolgente perché mai banale, Chiara Santoianni ritrae alcuni aspetti sconosciuti del variegato universo della scuola italiana. Cosa resta della professione docente e del mondo che le ruota intorno? L’esperienza biografica dell’autrice viene offerta al lettore come exemplum di una realtà spesso assurda e incomprensibile dall’interno, così come dall’esterno, e che rischia di smarrire los angeles sua priorità: sostenere l. a. formazione delle coscienze!

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Der Tinder-Bericht: The Tinder Story (German Edition) by User: Denise

By User: Denise

Der Tinder-Bericht ist ein Erfahrungsbericht einer Singlefrau im besten adjust, die sich auf die Onlinepartnersuche einlässt.
Ein unterhaltsamer Selbstversuch, mit witzigen, spannenden und zum Teil äußerst kuriosen Geschichten. Sowie offene Briefe an gewisse, immer wieder auftretende, Charakteren von Männern, die sich auf solchen Plattformen tummeln.
Aber die wichtigere Frage ist: Ist es wirklich möglich, im Netz die große Liebe zu finden? Und used to be ist dazu nötig?

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Die Welt - wir retten sie nicht (German Edition) by Günter Hernig

By Günter Hernig

Im Buch befinden sich Texte, die auf humoristische und satirische Weise den täglichen Irrsinn, politische Themen, den Zeitgeist und die bewusst herbeigeführte allgemeine Verblödung mancher Menschen karikieren.

Wer dieses Werk nicht liest, verpasst etwas.
Es zu lesen, kann aber schaden, wenn guy es zu ernst nimmt.

Finde Antworten auf die Frage, wie wir mit uns und dem Planeten Erde umgehen.
- Welche Rettungsversuche die Politik unternimmt
- Warum schon der Urknall der Anfang vom Ende war
- Wieso Frauen die Welt anders retten als Männer
- used to be Werbung und Weltuntergang verbindet
- Wie viel rechter Glauben zur Rettung ausreicht
- Wo Zeitgeist so wichtig ist
- Wie Privatfernsehen auch ohne Intelligenz geht
- Warum Digitalisierung alternativ los ist
- Weswegen Fußball die ultimative Lösung ist
- Wie guy Statistiken zu seinem Vorteil auslegt
- Wieso sich die Erde auch ohne Götter dreht
- Wer die "must-haves" unbedingt braucht
- Wann das vehicle das Klima rettet
- used to be die Menschenrechte der Erde Gutes tun
- Weshalb convenient und smart-Home unentbehrlich sind
- Wobei der Wolf eine Rolle spielt
- Wem ein Leben nach dem Tod ohne Erde nützt
- Weshalb nur Wachstum die Welt retten wird
- Wieso nur united states, european und TTIP die Weltgaranten sind
- Warum die menschliche Verblödung nicht zu stoppen ist
- Wann der richtige Lebensstil angebracht ist
- Wie guy mit Konsum alle glücklich macht
- Weswegen Weltrettung ohne web nicht klappt

Satire, Humor und Nonsens sollen Waffen sein um unsere Erde für alle Menschen bewohnbar zu erhalten und die anderen Lebewesen, die Natur, die Landschaften schützen. Wie das? In dem Verdummung, Werbung, Politik, Zeitgeist, Extremismus, automobile- und Modewahn aufs Korn genommen werden.

Wo guy über sich selbst lacht, da bist du richtig,
Bösewichte haben keinen Humor, nehmen sich zu wichtig.
Ihr Gottesanbeter, Veganer, lovers oder Werbefunzeln,
seid friedlich gelassen, versucht wie andere zu schmunzeln.

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The Advent of Elizabeth by Tim Jollymore

By Tim Jollymore

Twenty-four years have handed because the murdered woman used to be buried.

The classmate who confessed to the stabbing is doing time. Both

families moved out of city. Case closed? Justice performed? no longer so fast.

As they converge on their California excessive school’s a centesimal anniversary

celebration, cryptic notes are unsettling participants of the “Class of

‘67”. a few query what they suggestion they knew.

Could a burdened Doug Brandling have confessed to homicide to cover

for somebody? Does his accuser, Elizabeth, rather imagine she acquired it right?

Is Finn, her lover of the time, yes he’s performed with Liz? Can previous Snub

Randall, instructor of the 12 months, maintain his fingers off his student-conquest?

Shouldn’t Monsignor Phelan be ready to maintain his alterboys straight?

Might Farley Pike, the lip flapping sissified-teacher, live to tell the tale the

advent of Elizabeth? may well Doug ever have his family members again? Will the

“real” assassin strike back, throughout the Santa Reina excessive Centennial?

Is it attainable for Elizabeth retain her pants on?

Satire, angst, ego, and shock draw the reader during the threeday

fete and lives so di erent from each other you ask yourself how they

could hail from an analogous city. In Santa Reina, even though, everybody has

something to confess.

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