Books tagged: whimsy

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The Adventures of the Imagination of Periphery Stowe
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You set the price! Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Back when eternal youth was just something folks were learning to live without, all Riggs Bombay wanted was to find a cure for his hallucinations. Instead he found an ancient storybook, coveted by the secret powers of the world. Now Riggs must dodge the grasp of codgers, villains, and philosophers long enough to deliver the book to the one man in the world who wants nothing to do with it.
Bog Man
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Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A perfectly preserved pre-historic cadaver is discovered in the fens and brought to a Museum. For the new Director it should present a major opportunity but is it real? And if it is, how come the pre-historic ring it's wearing also bears the marks of a local shop. And where is the Museum's Head Electrician? If the Director doesn't find answers soon the unthinkable may happen. He may look an idiot.
They Came, They Saw, They Took the Tinfoil
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Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gerry wakes up in in a bath full of cold water in her interview suit and best shoes. How did she get there? How did she sleep and why is there nothing aluminium left in the flat? Her flatmate Jane wants a shower, her other flatmate, Nina, is looking for her saucepans but Gerry... she just wants answers. British English, a bit of light swearing U/PG
The Tale of Spam City
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Griselda, the Spam Eating Wench of Noop has never clapped eyes on a can of spam, let alone eaten any. If the situation becomes public knowledge her family faces social disgrace. But the world tinned-meat by product crisis is deepening and spam is thin on the ground. Only Griselda can save her family from ruin but can she find some spam before the truth gets out? British English, light swearing PG
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Bears in your Wheres
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
If you like whimsy and short, silly rhyming Bears in your Wheres has arrived, with good timing!
Unlucky Dip
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Series: K'Barthan, Prequel. Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Pan of Hamgee, a starving outlaw, bumps into Big Merv; the meanest, scariest gangster in the City and without thinking what he is doing, steals his wallet. When Big Merv realises what has happened The Pan's future looks short. Unless he can persuade Big Merv to let him go he will be recycled into the Outer Ring Road, currently being constructed round the City. U certificate. 4,000 words.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?