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The Wondrous Wacky World of Words
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Essay » Literature
How are you on words? Can you define the word ‘word’ without using the word ‘word’? Confused over oxymorons, tautologies, alliterations, euphemisms, acronyms and homophones? Bamboozled by onomatopoeias and palindromes? Perplexed by nonce words? Bewildered by spoonerisms and malapropisms? If so, here’s a light-hearted walk through the wondrous wacky world of words that will amuse and amaze you.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Astounding Oxymoronic Fantasies: Gods and Religions. An Appeal to Common Sense.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,190. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
Here is a no-holds barred acerbic, satirically humorous diatribe cauterizing religions and gods and doing so without the need to rely on scientific evidence. The book challenges believers to compare everyday common sense to grossly oxymoronic "non-sense" beliefs of the supernatural. Quotations from a litany of famous and infamous thinkers surprises, enlightens, shocks and astounds.