Books tagged: pastiche

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The Time Traveller, Smith
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Price: Free! Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Max Smith, a clockmaker's assistant, is far from Edwardian London, in a world destroyed by war - 100 years in his future! Held captive by the despicable Beau Riche, King of London, Max is caught up in the world-conquering machinations of Ben Landon, Envoy of the Protestant-Moslem Republic of Texas. Armed with the mysterious Eye of Time he must decide whether to save the world... or destroy it!
An Addendum to the Affair of the Dog that did Not Bark.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Some revelations by Dr Watson of hitherto undisclosed details in the resolution of this interesting case.
Cryptic Armature: Verses in the Manner of....
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
More than just a collection of verses, this book is something of an informal commentary on the history of English literature, something of a conversation with a few of the finest poets in the language. These original poems are written “in the manner of…,” using forms and structures pioneered by great writers (and occasionally artists) of the past to create something contemporary and modern.
Rhysop's Fables
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,180. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tired of being given good advice in fables and parables by wise men, sages and gurus? Why not try Rhysop's Fables instead, a set of 150 unhelpful and irresponsible fables? There are no messages here telling you how best to live your life. That kind of thing is entirely up to you! The philosophy of Rhysop's Fables is that there are no answers to life because life is not a question...
Rhysop's Return
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
More unhelpful and irresponsible fables from the mind that brought you Rhysop's Fables... Join an absurd host of aardvarks, ghosts, pirates, flying jellyfish, hospitals made of lemon jelly, yetis, rhino cops, slobbery kisses and many more entities in the continuing quest to learn absolutely nothing truthful about life or why we are here! Includes a bonus fable in verse at the end!
Sherlock Holmes and the Fat of the Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Sherlock Holmes takes on his biggest case yet . . . or at least his biggest client! A pastiche by Eric "Cruel" Cline, whose stories have appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and other publications, both in print and on the web.
The Sticky Situations of Zwicky Fingers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Zwicky Fingers is a giant fruit bat detective who lives in the past, present and future simultaneously. He is often consulted by the police force when there are paradoxical, lateral or impossible crimes to be solved. His sticky situations are ten tricky cases, one for each finger of two human hands; but hands belonging to whom?
Milligan and Murphy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Fandango Virtual. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
On one level this could be a farcical tale reminiscent of the work of Flann O’Brien about a pair of Irish layabouts who somehow run away from home by accident and are helped find their way by a number of eccentric characters; on another it might be a metafiction about the nature of writing inspired by Samuel Beckett or maybe it’s just a silly book like ‘Puckoon’. Then again it could be all three.
18 Plays For Untalented Actors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Everything you need to begin your lifestyle as an actor: 18 short plays by Robert Crayola. "These scenes were designed with the neophyte actor in mind. Most theater requires effort, practice, timing, and skill. Not these scenes... I have so infused these scenes with my genius that it's a wonder you even need to show up." -- Robert Crayola, from the Introduction
Ripping Yarns & Roaring Myths
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Meet Henry Madigan-Carter, card shark, raconteur, inspiration for Leroux's Phantom, and time traveller extraordinaire.