Troubador Quick and Quirky

Released: 28/11/2017

ISBN: 9781788039123

eISBN: 9781788031233

Format: Paperback/eBook

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Quick and Quirky

Short Stories with Quips!


In his debut collection of short stories, Fred Onymouse takes a humorous and light-hearted glance at life. Quick and Quirky draws from Fred’s unique sense of humour to produce a read that leaves readers chuckling as they enjoy the quips inside the book. In the book, Fred writes hilarious stories about all aspects of life, each with a memorable protagonist and accompanied by fun illustrations by the author’s wife, Ann Onymouse. What happens when a couple find their holiday crashed by elephants? How can a blind artist and his colourblind dog produce the most desirable paintings in the world? And will two competing neighbours ever resolve their issues? Each story in the book concludes with a light-hearted moral that readers are guaranteed to remember. Comparable to the work of Spike Milligan, Quick and Quirky is a unique read that will appeal to all readers that enjoy humorous fiction. The book will have wide appeal from younger readers aged 9 years and over to a more mature audience.

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Needed a light hearted short story read and this did the job.

by NetGalley review

This book was an enjoyable and humorous read. It made a complete change from the books I usually read and I was sad when it ended.
I hope this couple produce more books like this in the future and feel sure we all have room for a book like this at some point in our lives.

by Deborah Mika

These stories fit the book title perfectly- they are indeed quick to read and very quirky in content ! I appreciate fiction where I can't always predict the outcome and I very much enjoyed the tenor of the collection. I also loved the illustrations. All in all , an enjoyable read. I hope the couple produce another such tome.

by Janice Bell

Fun book of short stories. The illustrations add to the fun! Thanks to Troubador and NetGalley.

by Rhonda Lomazow (via NetGalley)

If you need a quick, fun read to boost your attitude, this just might do the trick. Each short story, for readers from pre-teens to senior citizens provides a memorable moral.

by Kristi Betts

A delightful collection of short stories which would be great to read to young children, and then when they are older they can read them for themselves. Lovely length of story, just right for bedtime and with some lovely characters in them, I especially loved Elsie and Doris and their extra special Button Box.

by Linda Tilling

Short Quirky stories, that leaves you turning the pages and wanting to read other chapters, to get to determine what other quirks are in the story. and it is very humorous. i enjoyed every bit of it. Thanks for the opportunity NetGalley.

by Sara Ola (via Netgalley)

I always love it when short stories of poetry look at this specific brand of humour where it is really nothing more than the surface. I remember reading 'Nonsense verse' in school and have always enjoyed anything that remotely resembles it.
It was a fun read for me, but I am not sure if everyone likes this specific cateogory of tidbits of stories.

by NetGalley review

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