Books tagged: absurdism

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Crow's Nest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dark yet humorous tale of existential despair. A lost swimmer climbs aboard a black boat and becomes a source of entertainment for seasoned crew members grown pathologically bored with the infinite.
The Tellmenow Isitsöornot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A bumper book of tales by a writer who has been highly praised by Michael Moorcock, Jeff VanderMeer and Michael Bishop. 'The Tellmenow Isitsöornot' was a nonexistent book of tall stories that Edgar Allan Poe invented as a joke in one of his tales; "Tell me now, is it so or not?" is the way to say it, and the hundred stories presented here by Rhys Hughes are not only tall but broad...
Facets of Faraway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Stories about incompetent explorers in strange places; knights and goddesses; castles that give birth; anti-matter monsters; robots in lingerie; and a scientist who believes that all the energy in the universe is draining away through a hole in spacetime and who has a plan to plug the leak!
The Sticky Situations of Zwicky Fingers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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?
Pirate Therapy and Other Cures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What might happen if your therapist was replaced by a pirate? How disquieting would it be to receive postcards from your future self? If William Shatner was elected US President, what would his inaugural address sound like? Mark A. Rayner tackles these and stranger questions in his collection of short stories, essays and flash fiction that thrum with the absurd, all to a humorous beat.
The Colour of Nothing
Price: Free! Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Francesca opens up her front door to find nothing outside.
Dreambuckles, Turnpigs & Interpretations of Style
Series: Relevant Contemporary Poetry, Book 1. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Ouroboros Independent Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Relevant contemporary poetry exploring matters of science, the arts, metaphysics, economics and magic. Absurdly, surrealistically modern.
Ecstasy Bound and Bedridden: White Chocolate Delight
Series: Relevant Contemporary Poetry, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Ouroboros Independent Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Relevant contemporary poetry exploring matters of science, the arts, metaphysics, economics and magic. Absurdly, surrealistically modern.
The Swan's Coconut Cream Eyes
Series: Relevant Contemporary Poetry, Book 3. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Ouroboros Independent Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Relevant contemporary poetry exploring matters of science, the arts, metaphysics, economics and magic. Absurdly, surrealistically modern.
The Gardenias of Octogenarian Insights
Series: Relevant Contemporary Poetry, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Ouroboros Independent Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Relevant contemporary poetry exploring matters of science, the arts, metaphysics, economics and magic. Absurdly, surrealistically modern.