Books tagged: farce

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The Mighty Samurai and the Evil Bird Demon Etsushi: A Kwirky-buki Play
Price: Free! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Kabuki style story (with an American/English Style Farce): a dishonored samurai comes to the aid of a lord and his daughter to vanquish the evil bird demon Etsushi.
Count Orlok: The Bloody Truth about the Greatest Vampire to Ever Un-Live
Price: Free! Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Count Orlok from the black and white film Nosferatu is putting on a play to represent what vampires are really like.
Actor: the Unsung Greek Hero
Price: Free! Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Actor, a young man of Ancient Greece looking to make a name for himself, ends up on a trail of side-kicking for some of the greatest heroes ever. However, each one seems to be a little off from their legend. All turn out to be jerks. Will Actor survive to be a hero himself?
Stumbledirt
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 164,340. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Seishin Ink. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The darkest secrets are the most difficult to keep... Having barely survived the tyranny of his upbringing, the once rich, but now destitute Wallis Thorn, is brought by fate to the village of his birth — only to find that his family home is now a second rate hotel. He has no choice but to call upon the very people he blames for his current state of poverty.
The Hunt for the Infamous Roy G. Biv: An Anti-Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a story. Well, an anti-story, which is like a story, just... different. The Infamous Roy G. Biv lives on in infamy, stealing from the matter transmitter system that sends people and things from Earth to the moon and Mars. The famed bounty hunter -- the appropriately-named Shadow the Bounty Hunter -- is hired to stop him. She may very well stop him, depending on how the story plays out.
How Mal 780
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The United States Air Force uses number codes to describe the condition of parts in or from an aircraft. This is called a "How Malfunction" code, or "How Mal" for short. The How Mal code 780 indicates the part is bent, buckled, collapsed, dented, distorted, or twisted. The twelve stories in How Mal 780 carefully fall into any, or all, of the above designations.
Disagreement in Eden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Disagreement in Eden, A Comedy in One-Act, is an irreverent satire about Adam and Eve and their conflict about the Forbidden Fruit. While the Lord and Satan, awaiting the outcome, play chess, Gabriel, a cynical cornet-player, asks, “And what, my Lord, is ‘Sin’? It sounds like an inspired name for a perfume.” The answer he receives is alarming. This little play will alarm you into laughter.
Gnatwing!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Gnatwing! A Farce for Clowns is Theatre-of-the-Absurd for youngsters. Featuring direct audience involvement in a frantic game of hide-and-seek, and a chase that mirrors animated cartoons, Gnatwing!—in clown face and exaggerated movement—is incredibly zany. This simple play when read is, in performance, transformed into a wonderfully inspired madness. Important Performance Information is included.
Speed Glacier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Speed Glacier is a farce of ecoterrorism and the human urge to belong. It brings together a very unlikely and slightly misnamed weapon with a group of individuals that seem just as unlikely... unless you've been paying attention to popular culture and/or the news. Speed Glacier is a novelette of about 12,000 words.
Atascadero!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Atascadero! is a One-Act Farce adapted by H.D. Greaves from Hans Christian Andersen’s folktale The Swineherd. A prince falls in love with a beautiful princess. Unfortunately, her beauty is only skin-deep. Rudely refusing his gifts, the prince, to teach her manners, becomes a swineherd, taking with him magical toys to entice her. O, the mischiefs that take place in the pigpen!