Books tagged: academic satire

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To Murder My Love Is A Crime!: Stories of Desperate Men
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three comic stories by Matthew Asprey. 'Villa des Bijoux' recounts the obsessive hunt for a location used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 'To Catch A Thief' (1955) on the Cote d’Azur. 'Gut Bucket Blues' was originally published in the Australian jazz journal Extempore. 'To Murder My Love Is A Crime!' is a noirish comedy of obsession, frustrated desire, and Mr Donut doughnuts.
Kindling
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A 11,000 word novella. The autumn holiday season finds geomancer Linus Ukadnian from The Royal Academy of the Arcane Arts and Sciences at Osyth saddled with an unwanted museum curatorship. He knew about the vampire in the museum's basement, but even greater dangers await!
A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied
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Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Found in an old shoebox, this exercise in academic satire features the section in which an obscure medieval author travels with Geoffrey Chaucer and the pilgrims to Canterbury, as Chaucer chronicled in The Canterbury Tales. Leopold LaPied was there, although he did not make it into the Tales. Included is an afterword (sort of), commentary (kind of), and updated afterword.
Unite and Conquer: A Royal Academy at Osyth Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
11,000-word novella. They all suspected he was abusing his graduate student, but only the cats saw what she did about it. Cover painting: 'The Cat Jury' by Chris Hadley.