Books tagged: absurd

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A Princess of Fae
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You set the price! Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
"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.
One Night in Jail (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When two brothers go partying while on their spring break, alcohol and a smug attitude lands one of them in jail. After a comical night filled with hilarious predicaments, the jailed brother must face his greatest fear: a confrontation with his father.
Friends first! A meuse river epic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Friends First !” Is an illustrated persiflage of an epic dedicated to the author’s friends living in "La Haute-Meuse", the valley of the river Meuse in Belgium near the border with France. In seven rocambolesque and sometimes absurd “chants” the friends’ adventures are told. This epic is mind boggling and contains explicit adult material.
These Stars Are All The Same: A Survey of Constellations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As astrophysicists have long known, stars are alive. Stars are born and they work, converting matter into energy. When their work is done, they die. Like their celestial constituents, constellations also live. Constellations love, they weep, they battle the seemingly infinite expanse of cosmic ennui in which they are enveloped. In this light-hearted novel, Boötes stirs up trouble in the heavens.
The Charles Whitman Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A free 15,000 word collection of short stories ranging from the strange to the absurd, The Charles Whitman Sampler features five darkly comedic and satirical tales about blind dates gone wrong, mobsters extorting money for overdue library books, one man's doom, espionage of the far-flung future, and the occasional "charming" Christmas story.
Kafka's Metamorphosis -- The Early Drafts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
This book humorously recreates -- in language, tone, and strangeness -- Kafka's grasp of the absurd.
Arbitrary Nonsense (or the Pendulum Rift)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,070. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Arbitrary Nonsense is a surreal odyssey of the mind. A dark comedy in search of truth in an absurd universe. A dystopian fable of a clockwork future. They say you can never step in the same river twice, and the same goes for skinny-dipping in the collective unconscious. It is alive. And for the dreamers and the dreamed, nothing is more dangerous...
Scribbling
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Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
When Neville Landsdowne accidentally pushes the world out of shape, he meets a new bunch of eccentric characters, and embarks on another strange and wholly unexpected adventure.
Abraham Surd
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Abraham Surd invites Margaret Garine to his home to discuss unsolvable puzzles.
De Limonadejagers
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Price: Free! Words: 104,530. Language: Dutch. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Door een serie bizarre voorvallen raken Bob en Lin Li in onbekende streken aan de andere kant van de wereld verzeild. Gelukkig hebben zij een snel experimenteel vervoermiddel waarmee zij zo weer thuis zijn. Als ze tenminste de juiste brandstof weten te vinden. Dat blijkt nog niet mee te vallen.