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Change the book title by one letter

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

  1. he woman in white (susan hill)
    ( a little butch)
  2. in the light of a credit crunch
    the pirate of penzance!

  3. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    The Road to Wigan Pie by George Orwell. Any wigginer will get this one.
  4. princess77

    princess77 New commenter

    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
  5. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    My Little Fiend - Donna Tartt
  6. Paul Scott - the Day Of The Scorpio

    Mystic Meg saves the Empire
  7. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    Wiggles of the Camel Squadron - Australian child entertainers take on the might of the desert.
  8. 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.
  9. Little Hose on the Prairie?
  10. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    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.
  11. 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.
  12. A Case of identit - Sherlock Holmes is called upon to investigate the case of a missing lap dancer.
  13. 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?)
  14. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    Excellent posts, gabbyanne.

    The Book of Gays by Garrison Keillor: a humorous look at mid-western US closeted life.
  15. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    Modern Shirt Stories - a collection of Johnnie Boden's best.
  16. nick909

    nick909 Star commenter

    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.

  17. nick909

    nick909 Star commenter

    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 ****.
  18. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    TwAtterature - Penguin's collection of the most annoying lit in the biz.
  19. chicabonita

    chicabonita New commenter

    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.
  20. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    The Pleasures and Sorrows of Wok - Alain de Botton's searing appraisal of Chinese cuisine.

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