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Change the book title by one letter

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

  1. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    The Sod Delusion - Dawkins takes on the English infatuation with the perfect lawn.
     
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  2. nick909

    nick909 Star commenter

    In Search of Lost Tile - Proust goes rooting around in the back garden after some particularly heavy winds
    Empire of the Bun - Ballard takes on Gregg's the Bakers
    Northern Tights - Pullman dons a pair of laddered fishnets
    The Time Traveller's Wiff - The perils of body odour for would be timelords
     
  3. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    The Night Stuff - Tom Wolfe's essential sleepover guide.
     
  4. NarnianRoyalty

    NarnianRoyalty Occasional commenter

    'The Lion, The Witch and The Ward rob' A brave man who stops his evil wife stealing their foster-child's inheritance.
     
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  5. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    Pats, Shoots and Leaves - a heartless vet story.
     
  6. trelassick

    trelassick New commenter

    Glad to see this thread is still going. Many great titles over the past two years.
    Latest Booker winner about the life of a librarian: "A sense of Lending"
     
  7. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    The Mucky Country by Donald Horne. Sanitation in the wide brown land.
     
  8. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

  9. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    Lard of the Rings- a guide for lubricating lovers.
     
  10. 576

    576 Established commenter

    Treasure Inland (Treasure Island) Go in search of treasure inland
    Gok *** chinese (Gok cooks chinese) When Gok wan gets chinese cooking wrong
    A song of dice and fire (A song of ice and fire)
    The Lung Earth (The Long Earth) The Earth as a breathing thing
    Before I go to sheep (Before I go to slep)

     
  11. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    Never Let me Gok - Ishiguro's refusal of the be-spectacled chap's injunctions to get the "girls" out, or wear flattering scarves.
     
  12. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    The Pong Goodbye: Chandler's Marlowe comes out squeaky clean this time.
     
  13. This is a great thread!

    The Urn of the Screw - Henry James' ghostly tale about an excessive tea drinking prison warden.
     
  14. pomunder

    pomunder New commenter

    To Have and to Have Nit - Hemingway's tale of smuggling while enduring repeat infestations.
     
  15. thedjg

    thedjg New commenter

    The Wife of Bats Tale

    Travels With My Ant

    Who Bares wins

    Call of THe Will
     
  16. nick909

    nick909 Star commenter

    In Search of Lost Thyme - Marcel Proust's seven part meandering memoir about getting home from the supermarket with the wherewithal for his favourite stuffing recipe only to find he's missing a key ingredient. And it's just gone 5pm on Christmas Eve.

    The Crepes of Wrath - Steinbeck's pancake day nightmare
     
  17. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

    Bring up the Bodies - Hilary Mantel's medical discourse on why cannibalism makes you sick
     
  18. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    Some classics that may already have been mentioned
    A dance to the music of Tim
    In Search of Lost Tim
    Portrait of a Lad
    The Sound and the Fur
     
  19. gooddays

    gooddays Senior commenter

    A Passage to Indi

    Inside tips on producing music independently from major commercial record labels
     
  20. les25paul

    les25paul Star commenter

    A Farewell to Rams, the story of a shepard and his retirement.
     

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