Karl Pilkington is the bestselling author of seven books: The World of Karl Pilkington; Happyslapped by a Jellyfish; Karlology; An Idiot Abroad; The Further Adventures of An Idiot Abroad; The Moaning of Life and More Moaning.
Author: Karl Pilkington
Publisher: Canongate Books
After going on a journey of discovery in The Moaning of Life, the enlightened one – otherwise known as Karl Pilkington – finds himself back on the road. In his search for the answers to life's big questions, Karl has therapy in Tokyo to try and reduce the size of his head, he spends time in California with a man and his five wives, in New York he tries his hand at painting with his own vomit and travels to Berlin to have his future predicted by a blind man, via his bum cheeks. Will his travels around the world bring him any closer to the meaning of life? Find out in his hilarious new book.
My default setting is to have a moan. It gets on Suzanne's nerves, but she never engages with it most of the time, she just treats my rants like pissing-down rain that she knows will pass. But then I wondered if that's how we're ...
Author: Karl Pilkington
Publisher: Canongate Books
"Why are we here?" The only time I ever asked meself that was on a surprise holiday to Lanzarote.' Left to his own devices, Karl Pilkington would be happy with his life just as it is. But now he's hit forty, everyone keeps asking him why he's so reluctant to marry his girlfriend and why he doesn't want to have kids. It's time for Karl to face up to the biggest question of the lot - what does it all mean? Karl thought he'd seen it all filming An Idiot Abroad, but now he's off around the globe to learn how other cultures deal with life's big issues. Find out how Karl copes as he . . . - Has plastic surgery in LA - Models for a Japanese life drawing class - Helps deliver a baby in Bali Have his experiences changed him? Find out in this hilarious new book.
A rainstorm came up suddenly, so that night we again climbed the stairs to the cupola to plan our strategy for making more money. Wind howled around the cupola corners, moaning sadly. Torrents of rain pelted the windows.
Author: Dorothy Skinner
Publisher: WestBow Press
Category: Juvenile Fiction
In the book Treasure of the Moaning Ghost Rustys world tumbles when he overhears Grandpop tell a roof repairman, Come fall Ill have to sell Since losing his dad, Rusty cant bear the thought of Grandpop moving to a different house without him. Join Rusty and his twin cousins in their secret summer mission to earn enough to save their familys beloved Victorian mansion. Sloshing through Bullfrog Bend, they scoop muddy crawdads into a rusty bucket and market them as pets. In an attempt to capture and sell a family of cuddly black and white skunk kittens, the boys encounter the angry mama skunk. When two buckets finally fill with money, they fall through the cupolas ancient floor, exposing a secret from the past. Will this concealed object solve the mystery of Theo, the moaning ghost? The boys summer adventures provide moral and spiritual character builders for children ages 9-12. Young readers will learn lessons in hard work, honesty, and respect for everyone, even bullies. They will discover the hidden treasure of their families.
He it was who taught America that the saxophone can moan, laugh, cackle, titter, squeal and grunt. . . . Tom Brown was a great showman, and he made the saxophone the most-talked-of instrument in America.”12 We call a story a legend ...
Author: Bruce Vermazen
Publisher: Oxford ; Toronto : Oxford University Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
After its invention in France in 1838, the saxophone, Vermazen argues, was finally brought to the American public by the Six Brown Brothers, one of the most famous musical stage acts of the early 20th century. This title explores how they turned an instrument once derided as the "Siren of Satan", into the crowning symbol of jazz.
Mick intervened, "You nearly started a full scale interstellar war when you told the Grand Chief of the Yanork warriors that you thought he was nothing more than a common imbecile sent by the Yanork government to try a lull us into a ...
Author: Ade Bozzay
Nobby Loaf is an unassuming man, friendless and lonely, apart from his dog, Rambo, who doesn't like him either. Whisked away from his drab life when he is, for want of a better word, Kidnapped by descendants of dolphins from the future known as the Dolphoids. He is subsequently embroiled in an intergalactic plot which ends up with him destroying the planet earth and facing the wrath of a despotic Emperor who collects planets and claims ownership of earth. From start to finish this story is pure comedy and uses sci-fi as a tool to create scenarios that would otherwise not be possible for Nobby, such as being able to talk to his dog, threatened by death from robots, eating the eggs of six foot chickens etc...
... won't mind You'll spend most of the day at work thinking about our time It's a good thing our neighbors don't live too near They'd be surprised and maybe a little excited by the sounds that they'd hear All the screams and moans that ...
Their arms were stretched in front of them like zombies and they continued their low moaning as they advanced. Elliot pulled away towards the other side of the field, but that was soon filled with more moaning figures coming towards him ...
Author: Maz Evans
Publisher: Chicken House
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Elliot's life is spiralling out of control and his mum's health is worsening. The gods are determined to embark on the quest for the third chaos stone. But Elliot has heard of a mythical potion rumoured to cure all ills ... could he save his mum, even if it means sacrificing the fate of the world?
Moan? Moan for what you made him; not for your love. I tell you that the time was, when I loved him better than you ever did!' She stood with her bright angry eyes confronting the wide stare, and the set face; and softened no more, ...
Author: Charles Dickens
Our Mutual Friend - explores the conflict between doing what society expects of a person and the idea of being true to oneself The Pickwick Papers - To extend his researches into the quaint and curious phenomena of life, Samuel Pickwick suggests that he and three other "Pickwickians" should make journeys to places remote from London and report on their findings to the other members. Oliver Twist is an orphan who starts his life in a workhouse and is then sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker. He escapes from there and travels to London, where he meets the Artful Dodger, a member of a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly criminal, Fagin… A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. David Copperfield is a fatherless boy who is sent to lodge with his housekeeper's family after his mother remarries, but when his mother dies he decides to run away… Hard Times is set in the fictional city of Coketown and it is centered around utilitarian and industrial influences on Victorian society. A Tale of Two Cities depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same period. Great Expectations depicts the personal growth and development of an orphan nicknamed Pip in Kent and London in the early to mid-19th century. Bleak House – legal thriller based on true events. Little Dorrit – criticize the institution of debtors' prisons, the shortcomings of both government and society. COLLECTED LETTERS THE LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS by John Forster
An herbalist and free woman of color, Kindred Twain and Lelaheo/Cassian Harkness, an Oneida Indian, had been inseparable since childhood, so it was no surprise to anyone when their childhood bond blossomed into love as they grew into adulthood. Neither suspected when they agreed to wait to wed until Lelaheo had completed his medical studies in Europe that they were poised on the eve of the American Revolution, or that a young British miss named Adeline would threaten to tear them apart forever.
Yiskah's moaning increased with the size of her dilation. I continually instructed her to push. Over and over again, “Push Yiskah, push!” More moaning, grunts, and groans, followed by more encouragement. Finally, I announced, “Yes, ...
Author: James K. Stewart
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Rebekah’s creativeness and perseverance in obtaining the blessing for Jacob was determined and powerful. This narrative creates a birth scene to equal her awesome entry into the world. Her adult life was far from normal, so an uncharacteristic childhood needed to set the stage for the many skills and abilities she possessed as an adult. The Bible states that Bethuel asked Rebekah to decide if she would become Isaac’s wife. That scene is explosive with her fiery red hair, green eyes, and an outburst uncharacteristic of women of the time. Over the twenty barren years that Rebekah waited to give birth, she became known as a midwife, healer, arbitrator, and counselor. The time to honor Rebekah as the servant of God has come. In this riveting story, you will get to know one of the most vibrant people in Scripture. No longer will a disobedient Isaac overshadow a faithful servant of the LORD. No longer will the frightened Jacob be seen as the deceiver. No longer will Rebekah be regarded as the obedient wife of Isaac but as the faithful servant of our LORD. Come, enjoy the exciting adventures of Rebekah.