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Big Money (Collector's Wodehouse)

By P. G. Wodehouse

The intense put out of your mind Wodehouse sequence maintains, with Big Money, one in every of Wodehouse's such a lot impossible to resist comedian stories. while Lord Biskerton--bearing purely the beginnings of a mustache and a noble distain for paintings, and his good friend Berry Conway, who unfortunately succumbed to fiscal strain to develop into the secretary to American millionaire T. Paterson Frisby, search Ann Moon, Frisby's appealing niece and heiress for their mutual betterment, the consequences are unforgettable.

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Pfundskerl: Ein Kilo kommt selten allein (German Edition)

By Oliver Beerhenke

Oliver Beerhenke ist zu dick und kämpft mit seinem inneren Schweinehund. Der hat ihn nämlich bisher daran gehindert, das zu tun, was once er eigentlich will: endlich abnehmen. Doch die Wahrheit ist: Diäten sind für Dünne, Fitnessübungen für Sportler und Waagen für Wagemutige.

Mit Humor, Ehrlichkeit und viel Selbstironie stellt sich der comic Oliver Beerhenke den Widrigkeiten, die Menschen mit Gewichtsproblemen durchs Leben begleiten - und findet am Ende doch noch eine Möglichkeit, einen Sieg über sich selbst zu feiern ...

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Final Curtain (Polly Pepper Mysteries)

Polly Pepper, the mythical megastar of television's golden age, is eventually again within the leisure headlines. She's landed the identify function in a brand new creation of the musical Mame, and notwithstanding it really is off-off-off-off Broadway (Glendale, California, actually), Polly's financial institution account--and her ego--need the task. And if all is going good, the express simply may well visit long island! there is one minor detour, even though: at the moment day of rehearsals, wunderkind director Karen Richards turns up lifeless.

Of direction Polly's nostril for information must recognize, and notwithstanding Karen used to be good cherished, it sort of feels a few last-minute casting adjustments from creative director/megalomaniac Gerold Goss did her in. unfortunately, Polly's Suspect number one is her new buddy and co-star Sharon Fletcher, who additionally performs a deliciously sultry undesirable lady at the renowned sunlight hours cleaning soap "It's by no means reasonable Weather." Sharon was once the final individual noticeable with the deceased director...and her Emmy fits the dent in Karen's head.

But as Gerold takes over the director's chair, Polly unearths her cast-member-suspect-list attaining epic proportions. may well or not it's Charlotte Bunch, who Karen courteously corrected till she bought her Irish brogue correct? we all know actresses will be very sensitive. Or Gerold's sweetly blameless female friend magazine Ryan, who drunkenly finds that she would not enable whatever stand within the means of her touchdown a component within the in all probability Broadway-bound musical? or perhaps even Karen's younger assistant Jamie, who Polly discovers was once promised a job within the play...after Karen's premature loss of life?

The extra Polly sniffs, the surer she is that Sharon did not haul off and bash Karen along with her Emmy. however the facts is mounting, and it will take all of Polly's wits--and a few aid again at Pepper Plantation from her ever-dependable son Tim, and their eternally wisecracking maid Placenta--to store the jailed cleaning soap famous person from a homicide rap...and a starring function in a real-life drama tentatively entitled Framed!

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Someone has to set a bad example: An Anne Taintor Collection

By Anne Taintor

We won't be stable for all time, and not anyone is familiar with it larger than Anne Taintor. This beneficiant selection of her hottest paintings comprises greater than a hundred and fifty pictures in different types resembling friendship (a actual pal may also help you conceal the body), motherhood (WOW! i am getting to provide start and alter diapers!), funds (screw the budget!), angle (let a smirk be your umbrella), and extra. additionally that includes an creation via Taintor, this hilarious quantity completely captures the deliciously sarcastic, snarky, and sincere issues that almost all girls have came across themselves pondering at one time or one other. if you are trying to find hassle, glance no further....

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No Way Back (Penguin Classics)

By Theodor Fontane

A classic novel approximately marriage and betrayal from the nice German realist

Gregarious and adventurous, count number Helmuth Holk is overjoyed to be referred to as clear of his solemn and pious spouse to the far-off court docket of a Danish princess. Swept up within the romance of his new atmosphere, he doesn't notice that everybody there isn't what they seem—a incontrovertible fact that factors him to decide that has deadly results. A tragicomic novel of a failing marriage and sleek sexual politics, No manner Back is filled with the irony, beauty, and masterly discussion for which Theodor Fontane is acclaimed.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts stronger by means of introductions and notes by way of exotic students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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The Mammoth Book of Really Silly Jokes: Humour for the whole family (Mammoth Books)

The largest and most sensible selection of jokes for all of the relations to get pleasure from. 8,000 rib-ticklers, protecting each topic below the solar from Aardvarks to Zombies, together with poultry jokes, doctor-doctor jokes, elephant jokes, horror jokes, knock-knock jokes, excruciating puns, riddles, university jokes, activities jokes and waiter jokes. many of the jokes are sharp one-liners yet there's additionally a scattering of a little bit longer tales.

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Miss Suki Is Kooky! (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (My Weird School)

To be used IN faculties AND LIBRARIES purely. lecturers and scholars will get pleasure from this early bankruptcy ebook sequence approximately A.J., a boy who hates college, and his bizarre reports in school together with his unpredictable academics.

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The Silver Pigs (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries)

By Lindsey Davis

The Silver Pigs is the vintage novel which brought readers worldwide to Marcus Didius Falco, a personal informer with a knack for hassle, an inclination for undesirable good fortune, and a regularly incovenient force for justice.
whilst Marcus Didius Falco encounters the younger and intensely lovely Sosia Camillina within the discussion board, he senses instantly that there's anything amiss. while she confesses that she is fleeing for her lifestyles, Falco bargains to assist her and, in doing so, he will get himself combined up in a perilous plot regarding stolen ingots, harmful and darkish political machinations, and, such a lot dangerous of all, one Helena Justina, a brash, indominable senator's daughter hooked up to the very traitors that Falco has sworn to expose.

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The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington

By Karl Pilkington

Karl Pilkington is again at the highway, and this time he is on a trip of self-discovery, in The Moaning of Life, the follow-up to An fool Abroad

Karl Pilkington is 40 years outdated. he is not married, he does not have young children, and he has a activity the place he is often called an "idiot." it is time for him to take inventory and stand up to life's huge question—what does it all
mean? Karl is not any stranger to trip, and now he is off on a chain of madcap adventures worldwide to determine how different cultures process life's sizeable concerns. touring from far-flung tribes to high-tech towns, Karl reports every little thing from a drive-through marriage ceremony in Las Vegas to a vocational subject park in Japan. He meets a gaggle of individuals in Mexico who locate happiness via discomfort, attends a clowning tuition in l. a., or even encounters a lady in Bali who shall we him aid bring her child. Have his reviews replaced him? discover during this hilarious new booklet the place Karl stocks his tales and evaluations in his inimitable style.

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Arrest-Proof Yourself: An Ex-Cop Reveals How Easy It Is for Anyone to Get Arrested, How Even a Single Arrest Could Ruin Your Life, and What to Do If the Police Get in Your Face

By Dale C. Carson, Wes Denham

This crucial “how no longer to” advisor explains tips to act and what to claim within the presence of police to reduce the probabilities of being arrested and to prevent add-on charges—which can usually bring about everlasting disqualification from jobs, financing, and schooling. voters can how to keep away from arrest either in the street and whilst pulled over in a motor vehicle and are alerted to uncomplicated tips police officers use to get humans to incriminate themselves. Sprinkled with absurdity and humor, this pressing, eye-opening ebook is a consultant to felony justice for all americans.

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