Books tagged: humour historical

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Once More, From the Beginning
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Here’s a new look at the Old Testament...but this time the women’s voice gets the prominence it deserves. Always witty, often funny, and definitely never boring, the women’s common sense outlook puts quite a different spin on the stories you think you remember. The men have had their way with history for far too long. Let’s see that ancient world through a woman’s eyes. You may be surprised!
Dodging Shells
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 49,960. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The war is raging through Italy in 1943, and a young Canadian soldier struggles to stay alive. But nothing can dampen his sense of humour—not hunger or horror or the shellfire that doesn’t always miss. Not month after month in the thick of the fight. Tommy is irrepressible. It doesn’t sound like much fun? Well, it is...the way Tommy tells it. And furthermore—it’s all true.
Rum, Bum & Whacky
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Not so much about ships, more about the eccentrics and oddballs that used to grace the British Merchant Navy. Twenty five years of roaming around the oceans of the world have given the author an insight into the qualities needed to deal with natures most demanding mistress without getting too wet.
Seven Floors High
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,200. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Seven Floors High is based around a true story of life inside Iaxis, a "New Age" Internet company during the boom of 2000. This riveting and fast paced novel provides a vivid and humorous account of life inside Iaxis during this extravagant "dot.com" period.
Herodotus - The Gnome of Sofia
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Political intrigue, deception and murder, Herodotus – The Gnome of Sofia has it all. Sir Arthur Cumberpot has an unspectacular career when he is appointed British Ambassador to Bulgaria. Due to unforeseen mishaps his wife Annabel is accused of being a spy but is guilty of nothing, other than being the biological daughter of Jim Kilbey.
Une Leçon De Maintien
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: French. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Juillet 1867, la grande mode qui ravage la Haute Société cet été-là a pour nom : grimaces ! Toutes les élégantes n'ont plus qu'une seule idée : accomplir des grimaces époustouflantes qui leur vaudront, pensent-elles, l'admiration de leurs consoeurs et, surtout... celle des jeunes gens.
"Ma vie avec Louis XIV..."
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Price: $6.85 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: French. Published: February 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
1671.Élisabeth-Charlotte de Bavière épouse le frère efféminé de Louis XIV. Une étonnante complicité la lie à son beau-frère. Les courtisans jasent. La princesse nous conte cinquante ans passées à la Cour de France : langage sans fioriture, humour, anecdotes croustillantes. Autant de petites histoires qui permettent de mieux comprendre la grande Histoire.