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By Leonard Wibberley

By no means has "the funds game" been extra deliciously uncovered than during this inventive comedy-satire. Grand Fenwick's mystery weapon this time is its Grand Pinot chewing gum. on the end of its triumphant struggle opposed to the us, the duchy had lodged production rights to the product in an American corporation, the place they'd lain dormant. yet now the anti-smoking crusade is in complete tilt, gum revenues have boomed, and Grand Fenwick gets a cost, unheralded and undesirable, for a million dollars-its forty in line with cent proportion of the 1st annual revenue. What consternation! For without doubt not anything stable may result from the inflow of these unneeded cash into the tidy economic climate of Grand Fenwick (15 sq. miles; 5000 souls). And certainly the consternation is definitely based. three hundred and sixty five days later, the ills of inflation already afflicting each Grand Fenwickian, excessive or low, Conservative or hard work, the revenue money isn't a million cash, yet ten million. Now purely the benign Gloriana XII can keep her humans, and thought is the same as the perilous second. identifying to lose the cash through making an investment it on Wall road, she closes her eyes-a vintage method-and jabs on the monetary web page along with her embroidery needle. Then, having airmailed off to the States a purchase for inventory within the corporation her needle has skewered, she settles again very easily and optimistically to her embroidery. sincerely Gloriana XII isn't any monetary genius, and, after all, her scheme is going awry. yet simply how so is an issue for Mr. Wibberley's risible ingenuity and for his readers. Suffice it to claim right here that mergers merge, conglomerates conglomerate, and sooner or later all of the funds markets of the area start to wobble. For what if Grand Fenwick may still liquidate its billions-yes, they're billions now-of American resources and insist money in gold?

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Download E-books Naked Lunch PDF

"Naked Lunch" is the unnerving story of a huge descent into the hellish international of a narcotics addict as he travels from manhattan to Tangiers, then into Interzone, a nightmarish smooth city wilderness during which the forces of fine and evil vie for regulate of the person and all of humanity. via blending the glorious and the lifelike together with his personal unmistakable imaginative and prescient and voice, Burroughs has created a different masterpiece that may be a vintage of 20th century fiction.

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Download E-books Gulliver's Travels PDF

Travels into a number of distant international locations of the area. In 4 elements. by way of Lemuel Gulliver, First a general practitioner, after which a Captain of numerous Ships, higher recognized easily as Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), is a unique by means of Anglo-Irish author and clergyman Jonathan quick, that's either a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' stories" literary subgenre. it's Swift's top identified full-length paintings, and a vintage of English literature.

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Download E-books Modem Times 2.0 (Outspoken Authors) PDF

By Michael Moorcock

Jerry Cornelius—Michael Moorcock’s fictional audacious murderer, rockstar, chronospy, and attainable Messiah—is featured within the first of 2 tales during this 5th installment of the Outspoken writer sequence. formerly unpublished, the 1st tale is an odyssey via time from London within the Sixties to the USA through the years following Barack Obama's presidency. The second piece is a political, confrontational, comical, nonfiction story within the type of Jonathan rapid and George Orwell. An interview with the writer rounds out this biting, satirical, sci-fi collection.

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By Chuck Palahniuk

Penny Harrigan is a low-level affiliate in a massive ny legislation enterprise. She has an residence, yet no love lifestyles. whilst C. Linus Maxwell, a mega-billionaire and overseas playboy, invitations her to dinner after which whisks her off to a inn in Paris, the place he brings her to undreamed-of heights of sexual gratification for days on finish, Penny is, good, happy. even though, whilst Penny discovers she is a try out topic for a line of girl intercourse toys so powerful that ladies by means of the hundreds of thousands are lining up outdoor the shops to shop for it on beginning day, she is familiar with the gravity the placement. 1000000000 husbands are approximately to get replaced. what's Maxwell rather as much as? Erotically enabled global domination? Penny units out to find his motivations, and with a bit aid, cease him sooner than it really is too overdue.

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Download E-books Pretender to the Throne: The Further Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin PDF

This hilarious novel following the ongoing adventures of Ivan Chonkin, an easy peasant who has been arrested as a traitor after spending global conflict II fortunately tending a backyard. during this sequel to The striking lifestyles and Adventures of non-public Ivan Chonkin, Vladimir Voinovich ridicules every little thing sacred to the Soviet Union--the military, the justice procedure, the click, and Stalin himself--in a fresh mixture of dissident judgment of right and wrong and common humor.

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