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  1. One day a cockroach decides to leave the safety of the wood panelling in the Palace of Westminster, head across the road and into 10 Downing Street. In the morning, the cockroach discovers he has become Jim Sams, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. It seems the cockroach has made this metamorphosis at a time of national crisis - the population has narrowly voted to embark on Reversalism - a crazy idea of reversing money flow - and the Government is determined to deliver this outcome despite the manifest lunacy of doing so. This is obviously a parody of Brexit, although in on
  2. Hame is a satirical takedown of romanticised Scotticism with its bards, bagpipes, and tartan trews. The basic premise is that Mhairi McPhail, a Scot by birth but with a New York accent, is returning to her homeland to establish a museum on the Isle of Fascaray dedicated to the Isle's famous son, the poet Grigor McWatt. The novel is made up from interleaved sections of Mhairi's diary, her published work A Granite Ballad - The Reimagining of Grigor McWatt, various essays and writings of McWatt from published sources, and McWatt's poems. Together they make up the story of McWatt, com
  3. Following is the most recent review published on the named blog (reprinted by permission). A Universe On the Edge RARITY FROM THE HOLLOW. Robert Eggleton. Doghorn Publishing. Published 2012. Lacy Dawn is a little girl who lives in a magical forest where all the trees love her and she has a space alien friend who adores her and wants to make her queen of the universe. What’s more, all the boys admire her for her beauty and brains. Mommy is very beautiful and Daddy is very smart, and Daddy’s boss loves them all. Except. Lacy Dawn, the eleven year old protagonist, perches precari
  4. I swear, you guys will not regret reading this book! I stopped reading fiction 'coz they are so formulaic. Try reading non-fiction like this and you may become obsessed with 'em
  5. I've been following the parody of Prince Charles on Twitter for a while now, and he's hilarious! His first book is being released this Thursday, but I luckily managed to buy a copy from Waterstones over the weekend. Highly recomended. Very satirical and funny, especially if you love the British Royal Family. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Prince-Char...F8&qid=1411730660&sr=8-1&keywords=charles_HRH OR you can read the official announcement on his website, available electronically too. http://charles-hrh.com/guide-to-great-britishness/ Tom
  6. Free book. Percentages - An Occupy Story I'd be selling it, but I can't afford to pay my poverty fees. Summary and download link: https://www.facebook.com/i.sam.crozier/photos/a.676555222386136.1073741825.676554972386161/764050560303268/?type=1&theater
  7. G. K. Chesterton’s ‘The Napolean of Notting Hill’ was one of those free books that I downloaded in the first enthusiastic flush of having a Kindle. I enjoyed ‘A Man called Thursday’ a while back so decided to give this a go. For me, it didn’t measure up to ‘A Man Called Thursday’ but it has its place in time. Written in 1904, Chesterton set the book in the future, in 1984. He is reputed to have given George Orwell (Eric Blair) a break by publishing an essay in in his magazine. Most of us are familiar with Orwell’s 1984. Chesterton’s future, though, includes no major technological diffe
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