An independent bookshop in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.

Satirical fiction & parodies

Products In Satirical fiction & parodies (Total Products 170, Showing: 1 -> 50)
Sort By: Title | Publication Date (Newest First) | Price Low to High | Price High to Low


Gulliver's travels
Our Price: £5.39
A wickedly clever satire uses comic inversions to offer telling insights into the nature of man and society, the Penguin Classics edition of Jonathan ...
England, England
Our Price: £9.99
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction As every schoolboy knows, you can fit the whole of England on the Isle of Wight. Grotesque, visionary...

Look who's back
Our Price: £8.09
The smash-hit satirical bestseller, more than 3 million copies sold worldwideFilm a box-office hit in Germany, now available on NETFLIXA two-part BBC ...
Good omens
Our Price: £8.99
____________________OUT NOW ON AMAZON PRIME - STARRING DAVID TENNANT, MICHAEL SHEEN AND BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH'Marvellously benign, ridiculously inventi...

So much for that
Our Price: £9.89
From the Orange Prize-winning author of We Need to Talk About Kevin comes the most entertaining novel about illness and death one's ever likely to rea...
Scott Pilgrim
Our Price: £7.19
Scott Pilgrim's life is totally sweet. He's 23 years old, he's in a rock band, he's 'between jobs' and he's dating a cute high school girl. Nothing co...

In bloom
Our Price: £7.19
Shortlisted for the CrimeFest Last Laugh Award 2018'Makes Hannibal Lecter look like Mary Poppins. this is going to give me a serious book hangover' Jo...
Deception
Our Price: £8.09
THE PERFECT GIFT for fans of Roald Dahl.Think you know Dahl? Think again. There's still a whole world of Dahl to discover in a newly collected book of...

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman
Our Price: £5.39
Purporting to be an autobiography of the antihero Tristram Shandy, Laurence Sterne's novel is a comic masterpiece of digression, egoism and sensationa...
The gate of angels
Our Price: £8.09
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize.It is 1912, and at Cambridge University the modern age is knocking at the gate.Fred Fairly, a Junior Fellow at the co...

A confederacy of dunces
Our Price: £13.49
'My favourite book of all time... it stays with you long after you have read it - for your whole life, in fact' Billy ConnollyA monument to sloth, ...
The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Our Price: £9.99
Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' is a heart-wrenching story of escape, love and comic-bo...

Good omens
Our Price: £8.99
____________________OUT NOW ON AMAZON PRIME - STARRING DAVID TENNANT, MICHAEL SHEEN AND BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH'Marvellously benign, ridiculously inventi...
The third policeman
Our Price: £8.09
A masterpiece of black humour from the renown comic and acclaimed author of 'At Swim-Two-Birds' - Flann O'Brien.A thriller, a hilarious comic satire a...

Pride and prejudice
Our Price: £8.99
Jane Austen's best-loved novel is an unforgettable story about the inaccuracy of first impressions, the power of reason, and above all the strange dyn...
Wizard of the crow
Our Price: £9.89
To honour the Ruler's birthday, the Free Republic of Aburiria set out to build a tower; a modern wonder of the world that will reach the gates of Heav...

The valley of amazement
Our Price: £9.89
An expansive, heartbreaking novel from the internationally bestselling author of 'The Joy Luck Club'.In turn-of-the-century Shanghai, Violet Minturn i...
Good omens
Our Price: £6.29
Armageddon only happens once, you know. They don't let you go around again until you get it right. According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of...

Agnes Grey
Our Price: £8.99
Drawing on her own experience, Anne Brontė exposes the isolated world of a nineteenth-century governess in her debut novel, Agnes Grey. Part of the Ma...
The age of innocence
Our Price: £8.99
Edith Wharton's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Age of Innocence, is both a poignant story of frustrated love and an extraordinarily vivid, delightf...

Human voices
Our Price: £8.09
From the Booker Prizewinning author of 'Offshore' and 'The Blue Flower'; a funny, touching, authentic story of life at Broadcasting House during the B...
Oh my god, what a complete Aisling
Our Price: £11.69
'There aren't enough words for how much I love it' Marian KeyesTHE SMASH-HIT ROMANTIC COMEDY THAT WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH AND CRY - FANS OF DERRY GIRLS WI...

Very good, Jeeves
Our Price: £8.09
A Jeeves and Wooster collectionAn outstanding collection of Jeeves stories, every one a winner, in which Jeeves endeavours to give satisfaction: By sa...
Alice in Brexitland
Our Price: £7.19
Lying on a riverbank on a lazy summer's afternoon - 23rd June 2016, to be precise - Alice spots a flustered-looking white rabbit called Dave calling f...

Work
Our Price: £3.50
Bob Slocum is anxious, bored and fearful of his job. So why is it he wants nothing more than the chance to speak at the next company convention? In th...
The complete short stories
Our Price: £8.99
The buttoned-up world of the British upper classes is exploded by the brilliance, wit and audacity of Saki's bomb-like stories. In 'The Open Window' a...

Death and the penguin
Our Price: £2.99
Viktor is an aspiring writer with only Misha, his pet penguin, for company. Although he would prefer to write short stories, he earns a living composi...
American psycho
Our Price: £8.99
Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho is a cult classic, adapted into a film starring Christian Bale.Patrick Bateman is twenty-six and works on Wall Str...

Happiness for humans
Our Price: £11.69
'Loved this book. Funny, quirky, unexpected' Jojo Moyes'Very clever and great fun' Kate Eberlen'Bridget Jones' diary for the digital age' Daily Record...
Less than zero
Our Price: £8.09
In 1985, Bret Easton Ellis shocked, stunned and disturbed with his debut novel, Less Than Zero. Published when he was just twenty-one, this extraordin...

The death of an owl
Our Price: £8.09
Political chaos, MPs turning on each other, expediency and skulduggery at the highest echelons of government? No, not Brexit, but a brilliant politica...
Submission
Our Price: £8.09
As the 2022 French Presidential election looms, two candidates emerge as favourites: Marine Le Pen of the Front National, and the charismatic Muhammed...

French rhapsody
Our Price: £8.09
Praise for The Red Notebook: An endearing love story written in beautifully poetic prose. It is an enthralling mystery about chasing the unknown, the ...
Dead writers in rehab
Our Price: £9.89
When literary reprobate Foster James wakes up in a strange country house, he assumes he's been consigned to rehab (yet again) by his dwindling band of...

Lake success
Our Price: £8.09
*Over 50 Best of 2018 listings worldwide* 'Gary Shteyngart hears America perfectly; its fatuity, its poignant lament, its boisterous self-loathing. It...
The dinner party and other stories
Our Price: £8.09
'He reflected in future retrospect on the evening and foretold every gesture, every word. I can't do it, he said. I can predict everything that wil...

Ring for Jeeves
Our Price: £8.09
Captain Biggar, big-game hunter and all round tough guy, should make short work of the two bookies who have absconded with his winnings after a freak double made him a fortune. But on this occasion Honest Patch Perkins and his clerk are not as they seem. They are in fact Bill Belfry and his temporary butler Jeeves.
Headlong
Our Price: £8.99
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Headlong begins when Martin Clay, a young would-be art historian, believes he has discovered a missing masterp...

Alice's adventures in Wonderland
Our Price: £7.19
It's a warm summer's afternoon when young Alice first tumbles down the rabbit hole and into the adventures in Wonderland that have kept readers spellb...
The code of the Woosters
Our Price: £8.09
'To dive into a Wodehouse novel is to swim in some of the most elegantly turned phrases in the English language' Ben Schott'There are moments, Jeeves,...

There but for the
Our Price: £8.09
Hailed among the BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2011 by Jeanette Winterson, A.S. Byatt, Patrick Ness, Sebastian Barry, Boyd Tonkin, Erica Wagner...A sparkling...
The virgin suicides
Our Price: £8.09
Previously adapted into a critically acclaimed film by Sofia Coppola starring Kirsten Dunst, this is the story of the five Lisbon sisters - beautiful,...

Catch-22
Our Price: £9.99
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HOWARD JACOBSONExplosive, subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on the novel's strength is undiminished. Reading Joseph Heller'...
The adventures of Tom Sawyer
Our Price: £2.50
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.'Now he found out a new thing - namely, that to promise not to do a ...

The Gropes
Our Price: £8.09
It is one of the more surprising facts about Old England that one can still find families living in the same houses their ancestors built centuries be...
The inimitable Jeeves
Our Price: £8.09
A Jeeves and Wooster collectionA classic collection of stories featuring some of the funniest episodes in the life of Bertie Wooster, gentleman, and J...

Catch-22
Our Price: £9.99
Explosive, subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on the novel's strength is undiminished. Reading Joseph Heller's classic satire is nothing less than ...
Christie Malry's own double-entry
Our Price: £11.69
Christie Malry is a simple man. As a young accounts clerk at a confectionery factory in London he learns the principles of Double-Entry Bookkeeping. F...

The bonfire of the vanities
Our Price: £3.50
An exhilarating satire of Eighties excess that captures the effervescent spirit of New York, from one of the greatest writers of modern American prose...
Inherent vice
Our Price: £8.99
Read the cult classic behind the major new film starring Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon and Josh Brolin.Part noir, part psychedelic romp, all Thom...