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Satirical fiction & parodies

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Gulliver's travels
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A wickedly clever satire uses comic inversions to offer telling insights into the nature of man and society, the Penguin Classics edition of Jonathan ...
Look who's back
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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 ...

So much for that
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Death and the penguin
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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...
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman
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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
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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
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'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 third policeman
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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...
Thank you, Jeeves
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'The Funniest writer ever to put words on paper' Hugh Laurie'I mean, if you're asking a fellow to come out of a room so that you can dismember him wit...

Very good, Jeeves
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A Jeeves and Wooster collectionAn outstanding collection of Jeeves stories, every one a winner, in which Jeeves endeavours to give satisfaction: By sa...
Catch-22
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HOWARD JACOBSONSet in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, Catch-22 is th...

Human voices
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From the Booker Prizewinning author of 'Offshore' and 'The Blue Flower'; a funny, touching, authentic story of life at Broadcasting House during the B...
Wizard of the crow
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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
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An expansive, heartbreaking novel from the internationally bestselling author of 'The Joy Luck Club'.In turn-of-the-century Shanghai, Violet Minturn i...
Oh my god, what a complete Aisling
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'An utter ray of sunshine' Red _______________Ever been a small town girl trying to make a life in the big city?Meet twenty-something Aisling - that's...

Alice in Brexitland
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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...
Eric
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A beautiful gift edition of the classic Discworld novel.Eric is the Discworld's only demonology hacker. The trouble is, he's not very good at it. All...

Pride and prejudice
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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan ...
Pigs have wings
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A Blandings novelCan the Empress of Blandings win the Fat Pigs class at the Shropshire Show for the third year running? Galahad Threepwood, Beach the ...

American psycho
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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...
Less than zero
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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...

Submission
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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
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Praise for The Red Notebook: An endearing love story written in beautifully poetic prose. It is an enthralling mystery about chasing the unknown, the ...

Headlong
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Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Headlong begins when Martin Clay, a young would-be art historian, believes he has discovered a missing masterp...
Catch-22
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HOWARD JACOBSONExplosive, subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on the novel's strength is undiminished. Reading Joseph Heller'...

The dinner party and other stories
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'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
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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.

Astroturf
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'A brawn cocktail that nails the zeitgeist' Irish Times 'I loved Matthew Sperling's sly, subversive novel, a wickedly funny tale of how to come out on...
The virgin suicides
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Previously adapted into a critically acclaimed film by Sofia Coppola starring Kirsten Dunst, this is the story of the five Lisbon sisters - beautiful,...