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Flying Muses: A Book of Parodies by Mark Higham

Flying Muses: A Book of Parodies
By Mark Higham

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These short parodies tackle all kinds of issues that often start off with a contemporary topic, and then innovate on this idea until, by the end of the parody, surreal offshoots of these more normal realities appear and the level of hilarity reaches hysteria. Reading satisfaction comes from this effort at popular and literary blends of styles, making meanings easy and jokes properly placed.

Excerpt from The Curious Mystery of Disappearing Socks:

For a long time, the general mood in the world has been dour. The so-called “Arab Spring” unleashed such a tidal wave of change, that even America now has squatters. They have been rent-less on the streets in Manhattan, placards, and strident voices floating around like a child’s balloon wanting to escape to the sky, and yet these prurient protests indict greed as if it were a form of food, perhaps chicken...
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