Books tagged: absurdist humor

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The Woman Who Wrote King Lear and other stories
By Louis Phillips
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Fiction
In his 3rd collection of short fiction, Louis Phillips, a widely read author of fiction, poetry, drama, and children s stories, takes us into numerous strange worlds. From the opening story, Errata, which lists dozens of strange mistakes with a previously published story, to the final piece, Lee Harvey Oswald s Can Opener, a reader soon discovers oneself visiting an unpredictable consciousness.
The Program
By Jules Okapi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction
A successful, beige-wearing businesswoman makes an art of minding her own business, blending in, not making waves. But after hundreds of identical business motivational conventions, each with their own system for getting ahead, maximizing her potential, executing success, demonstrating excellence…she meets someone who offers to show her the evil pattern behind it all. Sort of.
Migrations, Volume I : Don't Forget to Breathe
By Ashim Shanker
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Fiction
"...he could imagine the Dust spiraling in corners, plotting en masse an elaborate offensive upon those who sought seclusion from the outside Universe. The Dust: it was older than Time, bound by its allegiance to the Tangible—to the very Physical Substance of creation— to make pointed attacks fueled by conspiracy upon its bitter rival, the amorphously-composed Intangible Will.." (p.202)
The Land of OCKT and the Adventures of Peeje, the Kat Herder
By M. O. Muriel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
In the majickal Land of OCKT, weazels are the only peoples who are clever and fast enough to herd katz. But Peeje, the wily and white, gets into all kinds of trouble when he takes his entire mischievous, flame-hawking kat herd with him on the road to track down a missing baby princess. Story and illustrations by award-winning author/illustrator, M. O. Muriel.
Larry The Alien Book Two
By John McDonnell
Series: Funny Shorts. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
Book Two of the wacky adventures of Larry The Alien, who came to Earth to conquer it but ended up tending bar for a guy named Murphy. Larry gets anxiety attacks and changes into things like a six foot tall pink rabbit, a walrus, and a chimpanzee. He lives with a dysfunctional family and has many funny adventures with them.
Grantbo’s Misadventures
By Grantbo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,980. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
As we go through life things happen to us sometimes good, sometimes not so good. In Grantbo’s life bad things seem to happen all the time; incredible things, disastrous things. Here are 40 hilarious stories from the life of Grantbo. He takes the mundane and turns it into something spectacular! 39,000 words
Fistful of Pizza
By Jon Konrath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
Bizarro tales of woe by Jon Konrath, author of Rumored to Exist. This metafictional collection of surrealist fiction is compiled from Konrath’s long-running web site, The Wrath of Kon, and includes “My Friend, The Jihadist”, and nine other pieces of gonzo fiction written from a grim and twisted point of view.
Act Locally
By SL Vail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,390. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
Act Locally is a twisted little jaunt through a small southern town that plays kick-the-can with all things sacred. If you like Christopher Moore, Douglas Adams, Carl Hiaasen or Eudora Welty, you'll love Act Locally!