Books tagged: humourous short stories

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Waiter, There is a Fly in My Soup!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015 by VintagEreads. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Truly, there is no other meal quite like breakfast, especially when served by a bright-eyed waiter who regards your private delectation of the offerings to be a thing as preordained and sacrosanct as a fly-free meal. But fellow breakfasters may sometimes disregard the premises of civilisation and culture - a battle of the wits might ensue.
The Crow, the Jackal and the Red Crab
Price: Free! Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fairy tales
A myth describing the origin of the land crab found in the southern slopes of the Khasi and Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya, India. Retold in a humorous vein for increased pleasure of the readers.
Tales from Parker Road (Death, Barbecues and a Toast Rack)
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Tales from Parker Road (Death, Barbecues and a Toast Rack) consists of four short stories about the residents of Parker Road. There is a tiny bit of death, a couple of barbecues, and (unsurprisingly) a toast rack.
Someone Could Lose an Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Someone Could Lose an Eye is a collection of lightly satirical short stories set in a New York advertising agency. The stories revolve around Marc Templeton, a British expat working as creative director at the agency where he gets his fill of weird accounts, taxing clients, out-of-control creatives and nagging suits. Think of it as Mad Men with less booze and cigarettes and a lot more laughs.
A Girl's Best Friend
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,610. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Often, they are a man’s too and sometimes they tempt him to steal, cheat and murder. We meet a brother and a sister competing for their inheritance. We see the “wives” of a bigamist plotting revenge and a young man trying to steal from his company. The final story is a novella about the lives of successive owners of a diamond which exhibits unusual properties.
Twenty Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,130. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is an eclectic and diverse collection of twenty very short stories - each one very easy to read and an ideal travelling companion, especially for people on short journeys or train commuters. The stories range from gruesome and creepy to apocalyptic and heart-warming, most carrying a well-hidden twist.