Books tagged: british humor

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British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
Walking a Goldleafed Path
You set the price! Words: 91,980. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A European ruler destroys democracy, replaces a debased currency with new coin and forces all Jews to wear a yellow badge. History does repeat itself: this was King Edward I of England. Mary Wodehouse, a young Scottish dentist, finds her life entangled with a bum who thinks he is the Templar Knight Sir Roger.And who believes he must confront a Yardie gangster 'King of the Ring' Edwards.
What the Immigrant Saw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Britain as seen through the eyes of an immigrant from Belgium. Amusing, serious, incisive, but always affectionate, JP Floru brings an outsider’s eye to look at Britain.
Monty Python VS The World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The inside story on the making of the Monty Python TV series by the US Curator of the Graham Chapman Archives, with previously unknown/unpublished material from untapped sources and from the Chapman Archives.
A History of the British Monarchy in Brief(s)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The British Monarchy spans twelve hundred years and more than sixty people. This books examines them one by one, centering on the strange and unusual events that occurred to each of them. Most of it is factual, but the author takes great liberties in reporting the facts, in an attempt to find the humor missing in so much of recorded history.
Arbois A Winter's Trials and Tribulations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,130. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
St. Clusen, France, 1934 Father Arbois, a parish priest, suffers trials and tribulations perpetrated by ghosts and time warps that cause him constant worry. His church could collapse due to an infestation of a pernicious strain of woodworm and he's in peril of being swept up by one of the amazing, but slightly flawed inventions of the local aristocrat. Guaranteed you'll laugh your head off!
Rafferty Rises
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dive into the low-rent neighborhood of Edinburgh's crime scene with Rafferty, the worlds' last surviving bookies' runner - an endangered species in whose longevity Greenpeace and Bono are sadly not invested. 'Rafferty Rises' is a delightfully comic trip through the seedier side of town, and has all the makings of a truly great novel - words, sentences, paragraphs and chapters.
Maiden Flight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Lee McAulay. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
What do you do when your arch-nemesis gives you a hundred monkeys? Petticoat Katie takes off on her first full-length adventure crammed with tea and peppermints, lovestruck inventors, Icelandic feminists - and a remarkable little airship.
Goat Lips: Tales of a Lapsed Englishman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.
More from the Cornucopia of Odd
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Featuring a hospital for hypochondriacs, top-hat wearing sharks, a sailor's yarn of strange shipwreck and at least one philosopher, this collection of humorous stories from Severely Odd promises to be, well, severely odd. In it you will get to know some of the people of Glum, a fire-breathing dragon, some sheep, and why time-travelling will leave you in a bad mood.