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A Parody so I thought I’d give this a try. Black Man Richard Morgan. Visit our Beautiful Books page paordy find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. I read this book and although I was confused seems to be an extended theme in my reviews at first if I liked it or not.

Broken Angels Richard Morgan. Ugh, this was abysmal, truly terrible. I shall now sha,eless petitioning Gerber for the 50p I wasted on this back. Nov 08, Lizzi Crystal rated it did not like it. I still don’t think the names were funny, they just sounded childish and ridiculous. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

I rarely rate a book before I finish it Ermine, on Barry’s request paying off her student loans joins them because even in the parody she is good with spells. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Barry Trotter is sjameless n’er do well, a perpetual student at Hogwash.

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He thought that being mean-spirited about everything would translate to humor, which it doesn’t.

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Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. I enjoyed the conceits.

There are slyly affectionate digs at the books themselves, but Gerber’s main scorn is directed at the monster that the Harry Potter franchise has become. I found the original Harry Potter books were funnier. Lon aka, Ron – someone whose brain has been replaced with a dogbrain and, uh, acts like a dog. Names like the Dork Lord, Bumblemore, Serious and Aand fascinated me back then but anything even mildly going against Potter was on my oh-no-you-didn’t list.

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K Rowling, even if he isn’t, I’m sure it’s all in good humour. Did you ever read Bored of the Rings?

Barry Trotter and the Unauthorized Parody

Open Preview See a Problem? Barry Trotter and the Unauthorized Parody Author s: Hogwash can not be moved magically because insurance doesn’t permit it to. But instead, it turned out to be intolerable, unnecessary and straight up stupid.


It’s not funny enough to be a comedy. Then another thought struck me like thunder, how can anyone even imagine writing a satire on Harry Potter? The Hyperion Omnibus Dan Simmons. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I know, I shouldn’t act too bewildered because people tend to ridicule what’s famous, which is quite obvious but it still was too shocking for me.

What humour there was seemed rather dry and dull: Just wait until you hear and imagine Barry Trotter hit the redial button on his uncle’s address book.

For me, it’s still the perfect novel series ever written.

Barry Trotter And The Shameless Parody : Michael Gerber :

Parodist, author of Barry Trotter series, parodies of Harry Potter books. Michael Gerber simply doesn’t believe in the fourth wall, and this helps add to the comedic effect case in point: And that’s what kept me reading to the end and glad that I did.

Every character that has been mentioned in this book from the original series by J.

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