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Discussion in 'Book club' started by trelassick, Apr 1, 2009.
he woman in white (susan hill)
( a little butch)
in the light of a credit crunch
the pirate of penzance!
The Road to Wigan Pie by George Orwell. Any wigginer will get this one.
Birthday tories by Murakami
Tim the tin horse Harry Hill
Ride and prejudice by Jane Austen
The man who mistook his wife for a cat - Oliver Sacks
A whild sheep phase - another Murakami
My Little Fiend - Donna Tartt
Paul Scott - the Day Of The Scorpio
Mystic Meg saves the Empire
Wiggles of the Camel Squadron - Australian child entertainers take on the might of the desert.
This is a great thread, I can't believe I haven't read it before.
Five children and I - E Nesbit
The taking of the shrew - Shakespeare
Little Omen - Louisa M Alcott
I thought about Count of Montecristo, but I shall refrain from adapting that one.
Little Hose on the Prairie?
Not to be too correcting, but you need to provide a brief insight into the newly-named text, e.g. Little Hose on the Prairie -, a sneaky pee on the Wild West wagon train. That kind of thing.
Oops! Sorry. Can I add 'Lice through the Looking Glass'? A rollicking tale of a narcissistic entomologist's pursuit of beauty? Or 'You're a Bad Ma, Mr Gum!', a salutary 21st century tome relating to the struggles of a one parent family with gender issues.
A Case of identit - Sherlock Holmes is called upon to investigate the case of a missing lap dancer.
A Brief History of Rime
Stephen Hawking looks back at weather forecasting through the ages.
The Name Of The Nose
Umberto Eco's biography of Cyrano de Bergerac
The *hite Report
Shere Hite on bodily functions
Here the Wild Things Are
Spoiler for Maurice Sendak's children's classic
Betty Crocker's Cockbook
Little known chicken recipes...
(well....what ELSE could it be?)
Excellent posts, gabbyanne.
The Book of Gays by Garrison Keillor: a humorous look at mid-western US closeted life.
Modern Shirt Stories - a collection of Johnnie Boden's best.
Chuck Palahniuk - Fight Cub - The heart-rending tale of a young bear captured from a life of enforced wrestling with hirsute Russians
Cormac McCarthy - Ale: The Pretty Horses! - How drinking to excess can have devastating consequences in lowering one's standards with regards to choosing sexual partners
Amitav Ghosh - Sea of Ploppies - The continuing struggle to rid the Mediterranean of raw effluent.
John Steinbeck - Yeast of Eden - Baking before the Enlightenment with Adam and Eve
Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Of Love And Other Damons - One woman's obsession with Matt Damon, Damon Hill, Damon Albarn and Damon Wayans.
Kazuo Ishiguro - Never Let Me Gok - One man's struggle as he faces the dawning realisation that he is slowly becoming an adrogynous, outspoken fashion guru with a bizarre fixation on British women's ****.
TwAtterature - Penguin's collection of the most annoying lit in the biz.
Fear and Cloathing in Las Vegas - Hunter S. Thompson - a drugged-up tale of wardrobe malfunctions in the world's gambling capital.
On the Rod - Jack Kerouac - era-defining tale of coffee, jeans and Beatnik fishing competitions.
The Pleasures and Sorrows of Wok - Alain de Botton's searing appraisal of Chinese cuisine.