Books tagged: historical comedy

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A Visit From Voltaire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,080. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Nominated for the UK's Orange Prize for Fiction in 2004, A Visit From Voltaire brings the incorrigible 18th-century troublemaker back to life as he haunts the Swiss farmhouse of a newly-arrived American and her family. Over the course of a single winter, a comic Voltaire evolves from the Houseguest-from-Hell into her wisest friend, teaching her how to live life to the fullest. Funny and original.
My Mississippi Miss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Jay Gatz is arrested and kicked out of college, and if he didn't have enough on his mind, just before the case against him is dismissed, he meets Darcy, a beautiful redhead from Mississippi.
The London Bard. One Poet's Olympic Struggle Against Tyranny (Part One)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Azimuth Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In this heart warming piece, L. A. Coltrane drops our first ever Poet Laureate, into his greatest play, to rescue him from his gravest mistake, to solve, once and for all, the longest standing mystery surrounding Benjamin Jonson.
Any Last Words? or A Collection of Funny or Mildly Ironic Final Quotes
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Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A huge history fan and of famous quotes, Jake Murphy presents ‘Any last Words…?’ a hysterical collection of the funniest or mildly awkward final words of history’s biggest players from around the world and from all the ages. This is no ordinary quotation book, it’s a funny one!
The Ballad of Crazy Toothless John (historical short story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Sweet As Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A recovered piece of personal correspondence from Elizabethan England is the earliest known mention of well known historical character John Boniface Stainthorpe, lovingly known to historians from other documents as "Crazy Toothless John". Warning: This 2750 word short story contains scenes of Elizabethan debauchery and filthy behaviour potentially not suitable for younger readers.
The Time Wasters
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Series: The Time Wasters, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: British English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
A fun book for 9 - 14 year olds. Following the adventures of time travelling children through Tudor England