Books tagged: black comedy

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The Invisible Husband
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,080. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Miss Eve Venables knows nothing about the man who’s persuaded her parents to deliver her to a country church in the middle of the night, not even his name. Four men in black hooded cloaks escort Eve up the aisle where she’s married by proxy to a man named Adam Harold Damian Latham, sixth Earl of Latham. The name Latham is familiar, but she can’t remember why...
The Apprentice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A corpse is resurrected and apprenticed to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse for seven days. During the course of the week, he tries to remember how he died, accompanies Death on his daily round, and learns what it means to be undead. Printed editions: The Apprentice (UK, 1999); Damned If You Do (US, 2000); Death's Apprentice (Russia, 2003); L'Apprendista (Italy, 2010).
POP-splat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,370. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A prominent businessman is murdered in an apparent hijacking. For Matt Dreyer the death of his father seems like murder most foul. This disturbed Hamlet of the 21st century sets off on a tortuous and bloody hell ride to track down his father’s killers. Ian Martin's POP-Splat looks at today’s South Africa through cynical eyes and uses his unique brand of sick humor to satirize a sick society.
Henry's Nursing Notes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ian Martin spent three years as a hospital orderly and kept a ward diary chronicling the sights, sounds and smells that assailed him. Based on this record, "Henry Fuckit's Nursing Notes" is an unflinching account of nursing the sick and dying. Looking through the eyes of his disreputable hero, Martin uses a brutal blend of cynicism and dark humour to describe a world of suffering and pathos.
Boracic Lint
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Price: Free! Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An out of work actor with a serious superiority complex lands work playing Santa Claus in the grotto of the world famous London department store, Harridges. It seems like child's play , it turns out to be anything but. Every ounce of his improvisation skills is challenged by the children who come to see him. His colleagues stretch his wit and wisdom to the limit until he makes a fateful decision.
In the Fifth Season
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Price: Free! Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Against a background of modern corporate culture and a tragic death, this bitter-sweet comedy weaves stories of love and relationships, ambition and folly.
SCHIZO
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A series of mind twisting horrific and black humour short stories.
Tom Sawyer In Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,950. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
All life is a series of stories and Tom Sawyer in Hell is mine. The narrative follows the misadventures of a naive young man who has optimistic expectations about life that rapidly go south as he makes his way thru college, courts and jails and small town lawyers, strip clubs, a gig as a Park Avenue doorman, hopelessness, psychopharmacology, absurdity, and the struggle to land a corporate job.
Core Values
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Inspired by real life and ripped from the daily headlines, ‘Core Values’ is a parody of a 1950’s drive-in movie sci-fi thriller. Charles Henry Brubaker is the other guy. Everything bad happens to poor old Chuck. When everything is going well, that is not the true test. It's when everything and everyone is against you. It's what you do then. That is the measure of a man.
Dominance Games: An Essay on Power A Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Novel....An essay on Power.....Truth floats through gauzy mists. Cynicism is wrapped in soft cloth. There is fear, intimidation, loss. There is ecstasy, the traps of history, of identity, of territory, of belief. There is passion. There is wisdom. There are kills. Histories with long roots, many mothers, unyielding fathers. Mean and lust are tempo. Winners win. Losers do not.