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A poem of the wind and the trees.

Advantages: Pretty funny, short
Disadvantages: Non-ending, may be dull to some people, other matters of taste

Haruki Murakami is one of the most famous Japanese authors ever, having achieved fame both in his home country and across the world. The Guardian described him on the cover of Norwegian Wood as "one of the world's most important living novelists". As capt ...

mi_wa 20.04.2015 · Read full review
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A great book by a great Author..

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Before I start to give you my opinion on the book, I would like to take a moment to tell you a little about my thoughts and views of the Author. Ok, what can I tell you about Ben Okri, well I’ll start by saying he is one of my favourite A ...

hiflyer 11.06.2001 · Read full review
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Tales from the riverbank many years ago

Advantages: Very gentle humour
Disadvantages: Maybe too dated for some

Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927) was a prolific novelist and playwright. Today most of his writings are more or less forgotten, with one exception. ‘Three Men in a Boat (To Day Nothing Of The Dog)’, which was a major success on its first publication in 1889, ...

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...and a dog, of course

Advantages: funny, perceptive book
Disadvantages: none

This great book is one that has shown it can truly stand the test of time. To find a book first published in 1889 but that is still incredibly funny and relavant today is truly outstanding, though obviously some of the script and circumstances would no lo ...

Martin81 06.07.2001 · Read full review
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The funniest book you'll ever read

Advantages: Absolutely hilarious; wonderful characterisations
Disadvantages: It's too short!

...make you laugh out loud is without doubt a very rare, and a very good thing - and this is the only one that I can remember reading that has done so consistently. It is the tale of three young men - the author (J.), George and Harris, to ...

Alternum 10.08.2000 · Read full review
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