Category: Humor

The Hundred Brothers: A Novel

By Donald Antrim

With a brand new creation through Jonathan Franzen

There's Rob, Bob, Tom, Paul, Ralph, and Noah; Nick, Dennis, Bertram, Russell, and Virgil. The surgeon, the documentary filmmaker, and the sculptor in burning scouse borrow; the eldest, the youngest, and the prestigious "perfect" brother, Benedict. In Donald Antrim's mordantly humorous novel The Hundred Brothers, our narrator and his huge fraternity of ninety-eight brothers (one could not make it) have assembled within the crumbling library in their family's property for a bit sinister enjoyable. accomplished with the discovery and intelligence of Barthelme and Pynchon, Antrim's taxonomy of male specimens is in equivalent proportions nerve-racking and absurdly hilarious.

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The New Yorker Book of Teacher Cartoons

By Robert Mankoff

The riotous international of the school room, captured by means of the cartoonists at The New Yorker

The New Yorker ebook of instructor Cartoons, moment Edition is a hilarious compilation of cartoons that catch the enjoyment, terror, pleasure, nervousness, enjoyable, and bedlam that academics adventure each day, as visible in the course of the eyes of The New Yorker's best-loved cartoonists.

A terrific assortment from the very best and brightest artists on this planet, The New Yorker publication of instructor Cartoons takes a wry inspect the classroom—at the scholars, at their committed and critical mom and dad, and, in particular, on the lecturers within the thick of things.

  • Includes greater than a hundred hilarious cartoons
  • Updated version displays contemporary adjustments on this planet of education
  • Features an advent via Lee Lorenz

Compiled by way of Robert Mankoff, comic strip editor of The New Yorker and author of greater than 8 hundred cartoons released within the journal, The New Yorker e-book of instructor Cartoons is an ideal reward for lecturers, and an encyclopedia of guffaws for us all.

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Horrid Henry Robs the Bank

By Francesca Simon

Four fresh tales during which Horrid Henry is helping himself to the entire funds he must win his favourite board online game, comes up with one other astounding money-making scheme for launching a newspaper with all of the institution gossip, vows vengeance on excellent Peter while Peter steals his celebration topic and has his personal Pirate Party―and will get his revenge by way of taking on as head instructor while Peter performs institution together with his goody-goody friends.

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Mécomptes de fées (Les annales du Dique-monde, Tome 12)

By Terry Pratchett

Une venture de tout repos pour trois sorcières de haut vol (Air Balai) : empêcher les épousailles d’une servante et d’un prince. Pas de quoi impressionner Mémé Ciredutemps, Nounou Ogg et Magrat Goussedail. Oui, mais :
1. Ça se passe à l’étranger (beurk !), dans los angeles cité lointaine de Genua.
2. Que faire d’une baguette magique de seconde major qui ne sait que transformer les choses en citrouille ?
3. remark s’opposer au pouvoir irrésistible des contes s’ils sont manipulés par l. a. redoutable « bonne fée » Lilith ? N’est-ce pas le merveilleux destin d’une servante que d’épouser le prince ? Comme celui des mères-grands de se faire dévorer par le loup ?
Tel n’est pourtant pas l’avis de madame Gogol, l. a. sorcière vaudou des marais de Genua.
« enco an piti zassiette di gombo, ma chè ? »

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