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Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

Jerome Jerome.  Two words into the review and already Word is complaining and suggest I “delete repeated word”.  I cannot, though, as Jerome Jerome -  the fourth child of Jerome Jerome – is one of the funniest and most underrated English writers of all time.  And Three Men in a Boat is arguably his greatest […]

Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)

The novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams is considered one of the most popular and successful funny books in the literary world. The novel itself has been both re-written and re-released on multiple occasions, but it was first published in its first edition in 1979. Adams actually wrote and released what […]

Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)

The novel Catch-22 was written by Joseph Heller and first published in 1961. This funny book provides a satirical and sometimes humorous look at a fictional squadron stationed near the Mediterranean Sea in Italy during World War II. Set in the later part of the war, the book begins to tell its tale in the […]