Books tagged: satire

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The Very Best of Jonathan Swift In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 92. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Few writers could write wit and satire quite like Jonathan Swift. His humor has been appreciated and imitated for hundreds of years. So why aren't you laughing? Let us help make sense of Jonathan Swift's best-known works with this modern translation. Collected inside this large anthology is: The Battle of the Books A Modest Proposal Gulliver's Travels An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity
The Gunner's Daughter - A historical satire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A Reverend, sent to a small New England town in 1771 to settle the estate of a rich man, is duped by greedy land speculators into applying archaic medieval laws of torture to do away with the town's population.
Railtrack and Other Letters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 and represented by JM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
I have a boast to make: I am a Railway Enthusiast - a veritable Anorak. So, when I noticed that Railtrack PLC (a Public Limited Company incorporated in England and Wales on 28th of February 1994) had re-registered as a Private Limited Company (on 3rd February 2003) and was now known as Network Rail Infrastructure Limited), it occured to me that the company name Railtrack was available.
Crisis of the President
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Sometime in the first half of the twenty first century a crisis occured which threatened the very future of the American homeland. The world, for one day and night, held its breath. Now in his first interview since the rarely talked about events of 'The Crisis', president Sam W. Marsh relates in near accurate detail what happened behind the scenes during twenty four Armageddon hours.
A Collection of Complexity Thesis on Computer Science
Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
A collection of complexity thesis on computer science. Using theoretical computer science this book is showcasing inventions and thesis work of five different computer scientists. Using the best of sci-fi to make computer science thesis statements. These works are cutting edge, and very complex. They could revolutionize the industry. Use them wisely.
The Big Little Book of Native American Wit and Wisdom
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 3. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Essay » Sociology
Who said American Indians have no sense of humor? Relive the scathingly satiric press releases of the American Indian Movement and other humorous, inspiring and heart-rending material from the first 15 years of Panther's Lodge. Read genealogical posts on little-known tribes from the Southeast like the Blackfoot, Yuchi and Whitetop Cherokee (a whole tribe of people with the same last names).
Super Bowl Fix?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,690. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A Super Bowl isn't so much fun when crazy people are trying to destroy the Superdome. The crazies also attempt to fix the game itself, and, oh yes, to disrupt the halftime show just for the hell of it. The plot gets thicker and funnier as separate and zany conspirators bring out hilarious bureaucrats trying to put a whack-a-mole stop to the shenanigans.
Thick and Fast
Price: Free! Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ambrose Ork was born thick. By contrast Harvey Paulson, the new owner of the mansion, was ambitious, and as fast as they come. So when the body was found it was clear who would take the blame. Because there was nothing Ambrose could do to change things. Or was there?
Naperville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2013 Quarter-finalist. In the not-too-distant future, in a country covered by state-sized office complexes, one man goes on a dangerous quest … to find a new office chair.
Joe the Satirist
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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A horror story in the style of Mark Twain about a man named Joe the Satirist who travels from town to town lampooning the local culture.