Tag Archives: Comedy

Plumbing the Mystery of Stephanie: A Brief Encounter With Janet Evanovitch’s Bounty Hunter

Evanovitch, Janet. One For the Money. New York, Scribners, 1994. ebook —. Eleven On Top. New York: St. Martins, 2005. ebook. From time to time, often towards the end of a semester, my reading group eschews “literary” fiction and takes … Continue reading

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Not Quite the Siege Perilous: Comic Quests in Marie Phillips’ The Table of Less Valued Knights

Phillips, Marie. The Table of Less Valued Knights. 2014. Toronto: Vintage, 2015. Perhaps, as was I, you were unaware “There were two other tables in the Great Hall of Camelot” (3). One was the “Table of Errant Companions) oval and … Continue reading

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Not So Sugar Coated: Stephen Fry’s The Fry Chronicles

Fry, Stephen. The Fry Chronicles. [Michael Joseph 2010] New York: Overlook P, 2012.  This was not necessarily a book that I would have bought or even borrowed from the library. However, a houseguest left it behind for my perusal, and … Continue reading

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