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100 Hilarious Little Howlers
100 Hilarious Little Howlers
Author: Stefan Dziemianowicz (Editor), Martin H Greenberg (Editor), Robert Weinberg (Editor)
See how some of the best humorists from the past two centuries can tickle your funny bone in this comic compilation, 100 HILARIOUS LITTLE HOWLERS. Small tales become tall tales with the wit of such icons as Mark Twain, Robert Benchley, Stephen Crane, Saki, and much more! 100 HILARIOUS LITTLE HOWLERS is the perfect place to start for readers who ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780760713853
ISBN-10: 0760713855
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 483
  • Currently 1.5/5 Stars.

1.5 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Barnes Noble
Book Type: Hardcover
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Tesstarosa avatar reviewed 100 Hilarious Little Howlers on + 151 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
First off, a book thats title is fifty percent lies is off to a bad start. There are 100 stories and they are short (or little), but they are overall not hilarious or howlers. The stories are not all bad, so many are bad and, even if they are good, they arent all that humorous.

I struggled to read this book, and seriously considered quitting at about the half way point. This is something Ive actually never done. Rather than quit, I decided to continue reading and if I hit a story that just didnt grab me in the first page or so, to just skip it.

This was a good decision. It made getting through the longer and a long story in the book is about 10 pages and boring stories easy. Mostly because I just quit reading them and went onto the next story.

I was surprised by the stories that I didnt like. One that I skipped pretty much completely was written by Lewis Carroll. Whi the edytors chose to leafe yt in the straynge Englysh format yt was written yn ys a misteree to mee. I found miself unayble to read yt because all the is were written as ys. I just quit reading. I didnt think Lewis Carroll wrote in Old English, so perhaps this was supposed to be part of the humor of the story. I just found it annoying.

The other thing I was disappointed in is that the editors didnt seem to have any real method to how they organized the stories. They are not grouped by author or theme, they are simply presented in alphabetical order by story title.

Im pretty proud of myself for finishing this book.
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