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  • The Talking Horseby F. Anstey

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Get ready for a non-stop barrage of chuckles and belly laughs when you settle in with The Talking Horse and Other Tales from renowned humorist F. Anstey. In the title story, sophisticated man-about-town Gustavus Pulvertoft finds himself the proud owner of a steed that has somehow been gifted with the power of speech. This novelty is amusing at first,... more...

  • The Black Poodleby F. Anstey

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Although he began his career as a serious literary novelist, writer Thomas Anstey Guthrie first gained a wide readership when he began publishing humorous tales and essays, many of which also happened to have a supernatural element. The collection The Black Poodle and Other Tales brings together some of Anstey's most side-splitting forays into... more...

  • Vice Versaby F. Anstey

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    The concept of body switching has been used as fodder for Hollywood blockbusters for decades. Humor writer F. Anstey's take on this time-honored trope, Vice Versa, recounts the hilarious hijinks that ensue when a boy and his father suddenly and mysteriously wind up inhabiting each other's skin. Adapted for the silver screen four times, this... more...

  • The Brass Bottleby F. Anstey

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    A mild-mannered fellow striving to make a good impression on his future wife's father purchases a beautiful but mysterious brass bottle. Although he's hoping to use it to project an image of sophistication and affluence, architect Horace Ventimore finds something in the bottle that he never dreamed possible. The Brass Bottle is a charming and... more...

  • Puppets at Largeby F. Anstey

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    The Punch and Judy puppet show is a somewhat odd European tradition that dates back to the sixteenth century. Despite consisting largely of male protagonist Punch's violent killing spree, these puppet shows have long been regarded as classic children's entertainment. This strange ritual forms the thematic centerpiece of Puppets at Large, a... more...

  • Baboo Jabberjee, F. Anstey

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Get set for an uproarious Indian adventure from the renowned humor writer F. Antsey, the comedic genius behind dozens of beloved novels and stories. In Baboo Jabberjee, B.A., Antsey gently skewers the often-absurd clash of cultures that arose from the U.K.'s colonial incursions into South Asia. more...

  • In Brief Authorityby F. Anstey

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99

    In this darkly hilarious World War I-era satire, an affluent British family finds itself being whisked away to a land of fairies, where the matriarch is crowned as queen. They gradually begin to introduce British mores and traditions in their new land -- with decidedly mixed results. more...

  • The Giant's Robeby F. Anstey

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99

    F. Anstey burst onto the British literary scene with a series of wildly popular pieces of humor writing, including the beloved novel Vice Versa. In The Giant's Robe, he takes a different tack and spins a more serious tale of pathos and subtlety that centers on young teacher Mark Ashburn. more...

  • Baboo Jabberjee. F. Anstey

    Sheba Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 2.99

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  • The Brass Bottleby F. Anstey

    Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99

    A djinn, sealed in a jar for three thousand years, has been found by Horace Ventimore, a young and not very flourishing architect. Upon his release the djinn expresses his gratitude by seeking to grant his benefactor's every wish--generally with results the very opposite to those desired! more...