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Change the book title by one letter

Discussion in 'Book club' started by trelassick, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    George Eliot;
    Adam Bed.
    The story of the first bed.
     
  2. Geoffrey Willans -
    How To Be Top
    (extra tuition pays off for Molesworth)
     
  3. Charles Dickens: David Copperfiel
    (recently discovered 19th century erotic masterpiece)

    Alan Bennett: The Lady in the VA
    (Leeds' favorite son diversifies into museum guides)

    Shakespeare: Romeo and Julie
    (the first known sit-com)

    Edgar Allen Poe: The Rave
    (uncannily accurate prediction of 90's club culture)
     
  4. Iain Banks: The Wasp Factor
    (talent show for insects - or Anglo-Saxons, depends which way you look at it)

    John Galsoworthy: The Forsyte Sag
    (age gets us all sooner or later)
     
  5. Flashman's Lad

    (the tale of how one upright young Englishman overcame his father's influence to become one of the most respected High Anglican bishops of the late C19th)
     
  6. Apologies to Hamlet for one of the titles in the list above. In retribution I offer the following:

    The Audacity of Hop
    Barack Obama's real ale guide

    Les Miserable
    Victor Hugo's biography of a stout northern comedian

    The Highway Cod
    Essential reading before getting a fishing licence

    Sh
    Rider Haggard's epic tale of a warrior librarian

    The Woman in Whit
    Wilkie Collins finds religion
     
  7. It Doesn't Take A Her
    (Norman Schwarzkopf's controversial tirade against women in uniform)
     
  8. Room on the Broo - Julia Donaldson
    Tales of unemployment from a storybook sorceress
     
  9. Underachiever

    Underachiever New commenter

    Three Men in a Boa

    either:
    Intrepid explorers get eaten by very hungry snake
    or
    Three men discover joys of cross-dressing while rehersing songs from the shows.
     
  10. Could also have been a subtitle for Priscilla Queen of the Desert...[​IMG]
     
  11. Or this cold be

    Tree Men in a Boat: Strange tree like creatures escaping fro thier Island in a boat.
     
  12. missmunchie

    missmunchie New commenter

    Anne of Green Cables
     
  13. Underachiever

    Underachiever New commenter

    The Talented Mr Riple

    One man's quest to make the best raspberry icecream in town.
     
  14. murakami,
    after the quak

    the japanese interpretation of one hand clapping
     
  15. trelassick

    trelassick New commenter

    Goonight Mr. To

    [an oriental bedtime story]
     
  16. trelassick

    trelassick New commenter

    Sorry, that was meant to be
    Goodnight Mr. To
     
  17. trelassick

    trelassick New commenter

    Joseph Heller's classic tale of God's advice to Noah
    Catch 2
     
  18. Underachiever

    Underachiever New commenter

    Dombey and So (with rising inflection)

    Obviously not worth reading.
     
  19. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    May I be the first to cheat? Great Expectorations. OK, I'll behave: King Leer
     
  20. trelassick

    trelassick New commenter

    Pomunder - original 'rule' as above, you have not been the first to 'cheat' but quite allowable when the result is amusing.
     

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