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Discussion in 'Book club' started by trelassick, Apr 1, 2009.
The story of the first bed.
Geoffrey Willans -
How To Be Top
(extra tuition pays off for Molesworth)
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)
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)
(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)
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
Victor Hugo's biography of a stout northern comedian
The Highway Cod
Essential reading before getting a fishing licence
Rider Haggard's epic tale of a warrior librarian
The Woman in Whit
Wilkie Collins finds religion
It Doesn't Take A Her
(Norman Schwarzkopf's controversial tirade against women in uniform)
Room on the Broo - Julia Donaldson
Tales of unemployment from a storybook sorceress
Three Men in a Boa
Intrepid explorers get eaten by very hungry snake
Three men discover joys of cross-dressing while rehersing songs from the shows.
Could also have been a subtitle for Priscilla Queen of the Desert...
Or this cold be
Tree Men in a Boat: Strange tree like creatures escaping fro thier Island in a boat.
Anne of Green Cables
The Talented Mr Riple
One man's quest to make the best raspberry icecream in town.
after the quak
the japanese interpretation of one hand clapping
Goonight Mr. To
[an oriental bedtime story]
Sorry, that was meant to be
Goodnight Mr. To
Joseph Heller's classic tale of God's advice to Noah
Dombey and So (with rising inflection)
Obviously not worth reading.
May I be the first to cheat? Great Expectorations. OK, I'll behave: King Leer
Pomunder - original 'rule' as above, you have not been the first to 'cheat' but quite allowable when the result is amusing.