Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters
Format: Audible Audio Edition
Publish date: 2015-01-21
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Edition language: English
, Books About Books
, Historical Fiction
, Short Stories
As advertised.This gave me a lot of laughs. Obviously, the more of these books you've read, the more mileage you'll get out of it, but some of the stories covered are so familiar that anyone could pick this up and find something to laugh about.
I had previously read a few of these online, and liked them. I wanted to read the book but, with my TBR, who knows when I'd ever have gotten around to getting a copy? When Audible had this on sale for a dollar, I was interested but hesitant. How well would it translate into audio form? Pretty well,...
Hilariously imagined text conversations—the passive aggressive, the clever, and the strange—from classic and modern literary figures, from Scarlett O’Hara to Jessica Wakefield.Mallory Ortberg, the co-creator of the cult-favorite website The Toast, presents this whimsical collection of hysterical tex...
This book is hilarious. The literature used is fairly diverse (Gilgamesh all the way to The Hunger Games). Some entries parody the actual book, others the author/poet, and others the characters of the book.I think the test of a parody is if it's still funny even if you don't know the original source...
The answer to the question nobody asked: What would some of the most famous literary figures (characters/writers) say if they texted their friends and family? Well, Mallory Ortberg asked it, I guess. Most of the answers she cooked up are worth reading -- some will induce chuckles, maybe a guffaw, ...
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