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Download E-books The Heart of a Goof PDF

By P. G. Wodehouse

Center of A Goof deals 9 of Wodehouse’s ripest tales from the Twenties, the characters are united through their worship of golfing. From Rodney Spelvin, the sickeningly handsome romantic poet who involves his senses while he discovers the sport, to Rollo Podmarsh, who finishes his around even if he thinks himself fatally poisoned, and Chester Meredith who discovers eloquence at the eighteenth eco-friendly, we meet the complete diversity of humanity in reasonable climate and foul.

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Download E-books The Reverend I.M. Jolly & Friends PDF

By Rikki Fulton

The Rev I M Jolly & buddies is a tribute to the genius of Rikki Fulton. 12 months after yr he introduced us characters that have been hilarious and actual to existence, and maybe his most renowned incarnation of all used to be the Reverend I M Jolly, famous person of Scotch and Wry’s ‘Last Call’. Jolly’s visual appeal on television at Hogmanay was once one of many occasions of the 12 months, eagerly awaited by means of a public who couldn’t get adequate of ‘Last Call’ and the Rev. Jolly’s detailed phrases of knowledge. And in addition to the opposite unforgettable characters from ‘Last Call’ just like the African missionary Ida Closeshave and the Reverend W E loose, The Rev. I M Jolly & associates is a deal with for all his many enthusiasts. With the demise of Rikki Fulton in 2004, Scotland has misplaced not just its favorite comedian actor but additionally the mythical characters he created. The Rev. I M Jolly & neighbors encapsulates Rikki’s detailed feel of humour and is testimony to a comedic charm that's destined to face the try of time.

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Download E-books Rally Round the Flag Boys! PDF

Rally around the Flag, Boys, Max Shulman, Doubleday, 1957 1st variation. 278 pages. VG/G. Description: publication; excellent. vibrant, yellow forums with blue titles to backbone in basic terms, most sensible side dyed yellow. airborne dirt and dust jacket. Illustrated by way of Eldon Dedini, black and blue titles to entrance panel, black titles to backbone author's photograph on again panel with identify in crimson textual content. now not fee clipped. : booklet; excellent. shiny and fresh with mild soiling round the edges, no longer pale, no creases to the backbone, most sensible and backside of backbone are robust, as are all issues, most sensible aspect dye has now pale yet nonetheless seen. mild water stain to most sensible fringe of final pages that doesn't bleed onto the web page. dirt jacket; reliable. backbone light, chips and items lacking alongside the sides. no longer cost clipped.

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Download E-books Darcy Burdock (Darcy Burdock, Book 1) PDF

By Laura Dockrill

Introducing Darcy Burdock, a brand new, cool, all-conquering lady personality with a clean and unique tackle the world.

Ten-year-old Darcy is one in every of life's noticers. Curious, smart-as-a-whip, humorous and fiercely unswerving, she sees the extreme within the daily and the beauty on the earth round her.

Written and illustrated via Laura Dockrill: writer, poet & performer – imagine girl Gaga meets mom Goose.

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Download E-books The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13) PDF

By Lemony Snicket

Like an off-key violin live performance, the Roman Empire, or nutrients poisoning, all issues needs to come to an finish. fortunately, this encompasses a sequence of unlucky occasions through Lemony Snicket. The 13th and ultimate installment within the groundbreaking sequence will resolution readers′ such a lot burning questions: Will count number Olaf be triumphant? Will the Baudelaires live to tell the tale? Will the sequence finish fortunately? If there′s not anything available in the market, what was once that noise?

nonetheless, why difficulty your self with unlucky resolutions? stay away from the 13th and ultimate booklet of Lemony Snicket′s overseas bestselling sequence and you′ll by no means need to be aware of what happens.

a while 10+

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Download E-books Lords and Ladies (Discworld) PDF

By Terry Pratchett

It's a dreamy midsummer's evening within the country of Lancre. yet song and romance should not the one issues filling the air. Magic and mischief are afoot, threatening to destroy the royal marriage ceremony of King Verence and his favourite witch, Magrat Garlick. Invaded through a few Fairie Trash, quickly it will not be in basic terms champagne that is flowing in the course of the streets . . .

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Download E-books One Foot in the Grave: Secrets of a Cemetery Sexton PDF

By Chad Daybell

The writer of the acclaimed Emma Trilogy switches gears during this non-fiction account of his years operating as a cemetery sexton.

In this interesting booklet readers will meet such characters as a lock-picking ghost, a coffin-chasing cow, a rock band with boorish graveside manners, and Mrs. Robinson, whose leg preceded her to the grave.

Each bankruptcy supplies a behind-the-scenes examine varied features of a sexton's global, together with cemetery error, meddling spirits, weird and wonderful occasions, and efforts to outfox the awful Reaper.

Written in a funny, tongue-in-cheek sort, this number of the author's genuine graveyard adventures is a interestingly uplifting ebook you will not be capable of positioned down-or ever forget!

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Download E-books Why Are You So Sad?: A Novel PDF

By Jason Porter

"Jason Porter may well discover a position at the shelf beside Richard Brautigan, George Saunders, and David Sedaris. it is a speedy, extraordinary, incredible e-book, one who pinned me again on my heels and made me laugh."
–Colum McCann, writer of Let the good international Spin

Have all of us sunken right into a species-wide bout of scientific depression?
 
Porter’s uproarious, clever debut facilities on Raymond Champs, an illustrator of meeting manuals for a house furniture company, who's charged with an important job: to figure out even if the realm wishes saving. It involves him in the course of a wasting conflict with insomnia — everyone he is familiar with, and perhaps each person on this planet, is being affected by serious scientific melancholy. He’s approximately definite anything has long gone flawed. an outbreak maybe. It’s within the water, or it’s within the mosquitoes, or even within the ranch flavored snack meals. And what if we're all too unhappy and dispirited to do whatever approximately it? Obsessed as he turns into, Raymond composes an nameless survey to undergo his unsuspecting coworkers — “Are you who you must be?”, “Do you suspect in existence after death?”, “Is this present day higher than yesterday?” — simply because what Raymond wishes is facts. He must understand if it may be confirmed. It’s an incredible accountability. humans will possibly not think him. humans, like his spouse and his boss, may imagine he's wasting his brain. yet simply simply because also they are wasting their minds. Or are they?

Reminiscent of Gary Shteyngart, George Saunders, Douglas Coupland and Jennifer Egan, Porter’s debut is an acutely perceptive and sharply humorous meditation on what makes humans tick.

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Download E-books Uncle John's Colossal Collection of Quotable Quotes PDF

By Bathroom Readers' Institute

Aficionados of the Bathroom Reader have lengthy remarked on Uncle John's skill to pick imperative quotations. The ever-accommodating Uncle John has spoke back to this shameless compliment via flushing out the all time top and so much hilarious fees to shape this crafty compilation. Highlights contain 5 belongings you should not Do ("Never try the intensity of a river with either feet"), Seven vintage Shakespearean Insults ("Thy nutrition is similar to hath been belch'd on via contaminated lungs"), and pithy rock speak from the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Neil younger, and Frank Zappa ("Rock journalism is those that cannot write interviewing those who cannot speak for those who cannot read.").

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Download E-books Downtown Owl: A Novel PDF

By Chuck Klosterman

Long island occasions bestselling writer and “oneofAmerica’stop cultural critics” (Entertainment Weekly) Chuck Klosterman’s debut novel brilliantly captures the attraction and dread of small city life—now to be had in exchange paperback. someplace in rural North Dakota, there's a fictional city referred to as Owl. They don’t have cable. They don’t fairly have popular culture, yet they do have grain costs and alcoholism. humans work flat out after which they die. yet that’s now not approximately as lousy because it sounds; in reality, occasionally it’s ideal. Mitch Hrlicka lives in Owl. He performs highschool soccer and concerns approximately his weirdness, or lack thereof. Julia Rabia simply moved to Owl. A background instructor, she will get loose booze and falls in love with a self-loathing bison farmer. Widower and native conversationalist Horace Jones has resided in Owl for seventy-three years. all of them be aware of one another thoroughly, other than that they’ve by no means met. but if a perilous snow fall— in line with a precise typhoon that happened in 1984—hits the world, their lives are derailed in unex- pected and strong methods. An unpretentious, darkly comedic tale of ways it feels to exist in a group the place neighborhood mythology and violent truth are pretty well an analogous factor, Downtown Owl is “a fulfilling personality research and moves an ideal stability among the humorous and the professional- discovered” (Publishers Weekly).

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