Books tagged: absurdist fiction

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Migrations, Volume I : Don't Forget to Breathe
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Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"...he could imagine the Dust spiraling in corners, plotting en masse an elaborate offensive upon those who sought seclusion from the outside Universe. The Dust: it was older than Time, bound by its allegiance to the Tangible—to the very Physical Substance of creation— to make pointed attacks fueled by conspiracy upon its bitter rival, the amorphously-composed Intangible Will.." (p.202)
Rumored to Exist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A combination of pop-fiction references, heavy metal speed, and hilarious parody mix the half-dozen different stories together into a nightmarish tale of post-apocalyptic America.
Before and After
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Before and After/Neither Here nor There is a story of bohemian existential dislocation in which the two protagonists literally don't know where they are, what city in New Zealand they live in, Auckland or Dunedin, and their attempts to solve their dilemma leads to an hilarious exploration of dream/reality, personal and social dis-intergration.
A Picnic for Perverts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,680. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An amusing book of short comedy stories and entertaining letters written to celebrities. Written with great imagination it combines as diverse a topics as The Beatles, Steve Jobs, Kidnap, Pigeons, Pick Up Artists, Bus Drivers, Adultery, Horoscopes and Futurology into a funny lighthearted read. Most similar in style to thw work of George Saunders, David Sedaris, Augusten Burroughs or Douglas Adams.
Humanoid Central
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Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the future, humans and androids desperately need to find a way to get along with each other, but they're failing miserably. A hand-picked group of Future Leaders is sent to a special academy, a sort of Blade Runner High School, where the young ones must learn how to just get along. In this absurdist fable, they're going to need all the luck they can get.
Act Locally
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,390. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Act Locally is a twisted little jaunt through a small southern town that plays kick-the-can with all things sacred. If you like Christopher Moore, Douglas Adams, Carl Hiaasen or Eudora Welty, you'll love Act Locally!
Slouching Towards San Hozay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Chaos ensues in San Hozay. The guerillas have turned to mercenary userers and real estate agents in their attempts to overthrow us. Winds from the Bay, heading south towards the NO-MAN'S-LAND of Gilroy and Morgan Hill waft their odor over our bunkers. The smell makes our wives restive. They go into frenzies. The Guerillas are cunning. They know our weaknesses.
Holy Mackerel, Theater of the Absurder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Two 30-minute absurd comedies for radio or stage. In The Last Remake of King Kong, Kong has evolved into something very close to a human, and, holy mackerel!, along with Ann Darrow, he acts out his angst-ridden, heroic quest to get back to Skull Island. In Channel Zer-0, Benny Bupkis kvetches and tinkers with 1950s TVs in hopes of finding a frequency of an alternate reality. Oy vey is mir!
Birds of Fortune and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A collection of fantastical short stories for your perusal: Vignettes on love, pigeons, and death, especially death. A lady divided in an existential quandary; there is a gun somewhere. A little boy and his ghost bird friend try to find a way home and intact. A physicist and her serial killer boyfriend. Two grannies outdoing each other over a magical purse.
A Boy Named Medusa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,350. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
An unexpected love story told from the point of view of a reimagined icon. A meditation on love and loss, A Boy Named Medusa connects the pieces of an existence in the face of futility while crossing time and conventional beliefs, daringly defying the preconceptions of a Legend.