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Texts from Jane Eyre - Mallory Ortberg
Texts from Jane Eyre
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3.50 10
Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781627791847 (1627791841)
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
3.0 Texts from Jane Eyre
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.
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
3.0 Texts from Jane Eyre: and Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters (audiobook) by Mallory Ortberg, narrated by Zach Villa, Amy Landon
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,...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
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...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
3.0 An amusing -- sometimes more than that -- collection
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, ...
Malin rated it
4.0 #CBR7 Book 56: Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favourite Literary Characters by Mallory Ortberg
Oh people, how do I even start reviewing this book? I'm pretty sure I devoured the whole thing in less than two hours total (in between running errands, meeting up with friends, working and other stuff). I can tell you that for the bits that worked for me (about 75% of the book), I laughed so hard o...
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