Books tagged: absurd

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Anything but Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Often described as “Poems for people who don’t like poetry,” this observant, engaging, and heartfelt collection will pick you up and whisk you along the gamut of emotions from exuberant happiness, to deep loss, with frequent stops at the ecstatic, as well as the absurd. These poems wonderfully capture snippets of life in an original and clever manner.
Flidderbugs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.77)
Flidderbugs is a political satire, a modern fable, or maybe just a funny little story about a bunch of insects with some very peculiar obsessions.
The Armpit of Evil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,550. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
No absurd fantasy cliche is safe from the Armpit of Evil! Joe Mirabello writes a madcap romp through a fantasy world that relishes in the absurdity of the fantasy genre. No classic trope goes unturned, no genre convention goes unchallenged, and no pun opportunity is missed! Actually, there aren't a whole lot of puns, because, really, puns aren't very funny.
Three Plays
Price: Free! Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy
Three Plays. Two One Act. One Three Act. Theater of the Absurd inspired. I wrote these back in college and have hardly touched them since. If you enjoy them, I would appreciate feedback. If you perform one, I would love to see it.
The Argument of Constants
Price: Free! Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Douglas Adams meets Roger Zelazny. This novelette mixes absurd humor, parallel universes, and romantic drama while managing to ask life's ultimate question: What is a koala doing in a boot? The Argument of Constants won the 2010 Writers of the Future Contest Honorable Mention.
The Story of Albert Ross
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: British English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00)
'The Story of Albert Ross' tells the tale of a simple man who spends the vast majority of his time in front of his TV. It is delightfully dark, occasionally witty, oddly enchanting and brings new meaning to the term 'the power of television'. It's hard to say much more without spoiling the fun of reading it, so just get on with it and download it right now.
I Accidentally Ate The Whole Thing
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(2.00)
This story was written for a contest, had to be less than 500 words and had to start with the first sentence. An absurd conversation between two men about.. yeah, about what, actually? EDIT: Changed how the dialogue was presented(bold and italics), because it gave too much trouble to advance to premium. Edited two words.
Existence Is Futile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,470. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There are three things which can irrevocably change a man's life - the death of a loved one, a moment of revelation and saying the wrong thing at precisely the wrong time. Unfortunately for Professor Henry Tomlinson, he has recently experienced all three. And it's those experiences which threaten to push him over the edge.
Granny Gruesome 2: Thoughts and Observations to Terrify Adults
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Granny Gruesome is back with another humorous collection of twisted thoughts and observations about life, careers, and barn yard animals. This time, with only adults in the room, she won’t pull her punches. Be prepared to laugh, cringe, and scream out in horror. So, stand back, take a deep breath, and let the gruesome show begin. Appropriate for older teenagers and adults.
A Princess of Fae
You set the price! Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
"If Douglas Adams had a love-child with J.R.R. Tolkien, and the child was raised by the creators of Monty Python...you'd end up with 'A Princess of Fae'," wrote a reviewer on Goodreads.