Books tagged: academic satire

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Academy Gothic
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Southeast Missouri State University Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Hardboiled noir meets academic satire in Academy Gothic. Tate Cowlishaw is late for another faculty meeting when he discovers the body of Scoot Simkins, dean of Parshall College. Cowlishaw might be legally blind but sees that a man with three bullets in his head didn't put them there himself.
A Degree of Humour - Mischievous and Memorable Moments in Academe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,830. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 16, 2016 by Robin Beck. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Humorous and crazy antics in University life seem to abound. These delightful and true accounts of pranks and funny situations will have you laughing out loud on every page. If you ever have to give a speech at University, or maybe at the wedding of an academic, this book offers ample source material. It also offers irresistible reading designed to lift the load of modern stressful life.
A Degree of Humour - Mischievous and Memorable Moments in Academe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,830. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 16, 2016 by Robin Beck. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Humorous and crazy antics in University life seem to abound. These delightful and true accounts of pranks and funny situations will have you laughing out loud on every page. If you ever have to give a speech at University, or maybe at the wedding of an academic, this book offers ample source material. It also offers irresistible reading designed to lift the load of modern stressful life.
Analysis of Footprints
Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
A study has been conducted whereby Footprints in the Sand, one of modern Christianity's most prolific poems, can be discussed and considered via various analytic techniques and through a range of perspectives and observational gazes.
New Blood, Femspec v. 8
Series: Femspec Articles. Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
New day, new start, new job. Lots of possibilities. Serena’s was a “New Blood” appointment advertised (in England) to fill posts hitherto occupied by much older people on the edge of retirement or those edged out into retirement by what is termed Voluntary Severance.
Scarlet Day
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,420. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cambridge, 1985. Graham Dowland, paranoid pedant par excellence, is searching for a priceless lost manuscript. Investigating a murder seems like a dangerous distraction. But perhaps the two are connected. Will Graham discover the truth before the Fenland floodwaters rise too far?
Unite and Conquer: A Royal Academy at Osyth Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
11,000-word novella. They all suspected he was abusing his graduate student, but only the cats saw what she did about it. Cover painting: 'The Cat Jury' by Chris Hadley.
A Selection from the Memoirs of Leopold LaPied
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Found in an old shoebox, this exercise in academic satire features the section in which an obscure medieval author travels with Geoffrey Chaucer and the pilgrims to Canterbury, as Chaucer chronicled in The Canterbury Tales. Leopold LaPied was there, although he did not make it into the Tales. Included is an afterword (sort of), commentary (kind of), and updated afterword.
Kindling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A 11,000 word novella. The autumn holiday season finds geomancer Linus Ukadnian from The Royal Academy of the Arcane Arts and Sciences at Osyth saddled with an unwanted museum curatorship. He knew about the vampire in the museum's basement, but even greater dangers await!
To Murder My Love Is A Crime!: Stories of Desperate Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Three comic stories by Matthew Asprey. 'Villa des Bijoux' recounts the obsessive hunt for a location used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 'To Catch A Thief' (1955) on the Cote d’Azur. 'Gut Bucket Blues' was originally published in the Australian jazz journal Extempore. 'To Murder My Love Is A Crime!' is a noirish comedy of obsession, frustrated desire, and Mr Donut doughnuts.