3 edition of The great weird stories. found in the catalog.
The great weird stories.
Reprint of the 1929 ed.
|Series||Short story index reprint series|
|LC Classifications||PZ1.N257 Gr8, PR1309.H6 Gr8|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||409|
|LC Control Number||72003669|
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The Wilds by Julia Elliott: Weird Southern gothic stories that include robot legs, levitation, and bizarre spa treatments.
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Books shelved as strange-stories-and-weird-fiction: Randalls Round by Eleanor Scott, Dead Shift by John Llewellyn Probert, Lucifer and the Child by Ethel. Inthe annual Diagram Prize for the oddest book title was awarded to How to Poo on a Date: The Lovers' Guide to Toilet Etiquette.
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If you like a story that makes you reconsider your general stance on the laws of reality, check out some of these oh-so Author: Charlotte Ahlin.
9 The Book Of Soyga. On Mamathematician John Dee had a conversation with an angel. As a firm believer in both science and the occult, Dee’s life straddled the line between reality and the spirit world.
He had already amassed the largest library in London, but it was the anonymous Book of Soyga to which he devoted his most attention.
Here are 40 books that we consider to be the funniest ever written. Obviously these aren't the only funny books out there, and there's a good chance we forgot to include at least one of your favorites. (Hey, there are a lot of books out there.) Of course, there's also the flip side: that you may have yet to read these : Bob Larkin.
An audacious and daring black comedy that was the first debut novel ever to be shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Under the Frog tells the dark but surprisingly funny story of two Hungarian basketball players, Pataki and Gyuri, between the end of World War II and the anti-Soviet uprising of Determined to flee their pointless factory work.
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Sometimes they drowned: seaweed mingled with their hair in thick, dark strands while their eyes gazed on, sightless and knowing; sometimes they wasted away. The White People and Other Weird Stories by Arthur Machen The Welsh writer Arthur Machen turns the world upside down in stories like “ The White People,” in which a fey race of changelings is conjured by a young girl’s : JW Mccormack.
I curated these funny stories from funny Tumblr stories. Get ready for a hurricane of LOL as you read all these funny short stories. Now that’s what I call stupid: In my junior year of high school, this guy asked me on a date.
He rented a Redbox movie and made a pizza. We were watching the movie and the oven beeped so the pizza was done. The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories is an anthology of weird fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer.
Published on 8 Mayit contains short stories, novellas and short novels. At 1, pages in the hardcover edition, it is probably the largest single volume of fantastic fiction ever published, according to : Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (editors). 15 Really Funny Short Stories.
15 Really Funny Short Stories. more funny short stories here. Mom won that one. That’s a lady who knows how to make a bet. I hate to hear what they say next. She did keep his wishes.
he didn’t say how. Some well-timed signs there. Oh those crazy twins. What a sight and what a nice pilot. But yeah, that would. Fitzgerald is rightly celebrated for the great, late historical novels such as The Blue Flower, but she is also a first-class, underrated comedian, even when the comedy is played against a backbeat Author: Guardian Staff.
See how your stories compare with these with these funny short stories you can share with the whole family. In his late 80s, my father-in-law went to the DMV to renew his driver’s license. Quite funny and a great coffee table book!.A guest can just pick it up and read a funny story in two minutes.
Makes a great gift. Read more. 4 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Kristin J. Loginov. out of 5 stars Great funny read for lots of laughs/5(83).
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One of my favorite books ever is a book called A Nervous Splendor, which looked at the insane intersection of Crown Prince Rudolf, a young Sigmund Freud, Gustav Mahler, Theodor Herzl, Gustav Klimt, and the playwright Arthur Schnitzler in Austria in A genuinely funny book is one of life's simplest pleasures, but finding the real stand-outs is never as easy.
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