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Multcolib My Librarian Rachael: High-spirited, funny Books

The Wee Free Men
The Wee Free Men The Beginning By Pratchett, Terry (Book - 2011 ) y PRATCHETT 2011 Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 9 copies

Annotation:Young Tiffany is the only person in the world brave enough to stand up to evil. Luckily she has a crew of irascible six-inch-high blue men to help her out.

Three Men in A Boat
Three Men in A Boat To Say Nothing of the Dog!, &, Three Men on the Bummel By Jerome, Jerome K. (Book - 1999 ) FICTION JEROME 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:A silly comedy of errors on a Thames crowded with amateur boaters. Mishaps and hilarity abound. Also available in full online at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/308

The Hot Rock
The Hot Rock The First Dortmunder Novel By Westlake, Donald E. (Book - 2001 ) MYSTERY WESTLAKE 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:The capers ratchet up and up to the utterly absurd in this tale of a professional thief and his compatriots.

The Third Policeman
The Third Policeman A Novel By O'Brien, Flann (Book - 1999 ) FICTION OBRIEN 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:A would-be academic finds himself in a world where nothing is important except stolen bicycles. If the phrase "fake footnotes" makes you clap your hands with glee, this book is for you.

Nights at the Circus
Nights at the Circus By Carter, Angela (Book - 1993 ) FICTION CARTER All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1 on 5 copies

Annotation:Is Fevvers really part woman and part swan, or all phony?

The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure By Goldman, William (Book - 2007 ) FICTION GOLDMAN 2007 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 6 on 7 copies

Annotation:Both a wonderful fairy tale and a high-wire act of metafiction. (No Virginia, there is no S. Morgenstern.)

The Nonexistent Knight & The Cloven Viscount
The Nonexistent Knight & The Cloven Viscount By Calvino, Italo (Book - 199? ) FICTION CALVINO Available in some locations

Annotation:Two short, fantastic fairy tales from a modern master, one about a knight that does not exist, one about a viscount who is cut in two.

Good Omens
Good Omens The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch By Gaiman, Neil (Book - 2006 ) FICTION GAIMAN 2006 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Two greats, Gaiman and Pratchett, came together to write this tale of a demon and an angel who decide that their bosses' planned apocalypse does not suit them. Library Journal called it "an untrammeled romp through the latter days."

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Boisterous, rollicking, and exuberant. These books can't be called bittersweet or subtle, they are belly-laugh books with original, unusual stories.


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