Books tagged: absurd

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One Night in Jail (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
(5.00)
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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
Price: Free! Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book humorously recreates -- in language, tone, and strangeness -- Kafka's grasp of the absurd.
Scribbling
Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Abraham Surd invites Margaret Garine to his home to discuss unsolvable puzzles.
De Limonadejagers
Price: Free! Words: 104,530. Language: Dutch. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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.
All Hallows' Eve
Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(5.00)
In a trendy London bar, three friends meet up at a fancy-dress party, in appropriately silly clothes for such an occasion. Each of them content to hide their true selves behind their costumes. The trouble is there are some things you can't hide from. Like fate.
Bastardo!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mashups
Customer Service Manager Bob Thomassoulo gets more than he bargained for when he decides to go to Mexico and take revenge on the man who took his job in this absurd tale of revenge, gold lust, friendship, classic rock and political revolution.Oh it's also about what makes a rock classic a classic.