Books tagged: farce

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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!
Speed Glacier
Price: $1.99 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.
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.
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.
How Mal 780
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC jamie@lostluggagestudios.com. 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.
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.
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.
Wrecking Ball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Retired rock star, Sam Gax, looks out from his well-won mansion. He has his teenage girlfriend. His beach hut. And an ex-wife with an axe to grind. Will he ever find peace? An offbeat tale of subtle retribution. Wrecking Ball: A Short Story.
All These Adoring Multitudes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Convinced of his talent and universal popularity, TV presenter Troy Lewis comes across a piece of hate mail and determines to find out what sort of person would send it to him. But will he find a shallow, maladjusted individual . . . or something else? A story of fame and delusion. All These Adoring Multitudes: A Short Story.
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?