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Imagine if mere anarchy woody allen dropped one in a dark theater how hard it would be to find. Each of these sentences, if isolated, can arouse a chuckle or an approving smile. Certainly the space atop my mantel might be better festooned by a gold statuette than by the plastic dipping bird that now bobbed there ad infinitum As I read this book I told myself, ” I am as big a fan of synonyms as the next bibliophile but c’mon!


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No trivia or quizzes yet. The book does not aspire to do more than entertain, and that is notoriously a matter of taste.


mere anarchy woody allen The result is a book that makes you think as well as laugh. In hysterical flights of inspirational sanity we are introduced to a cast of characters only Allen could imagine: Characters such as E. Compilations really bring out the formulaic nature of an individual’s columns. Set up a giveaway. Still others said it had fallen into the hands of a housewife from Flatbush who thought it was cat food and fed it to her tabby. This book is so good it’s practically Runyonesque.


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And I am so happy I did so, mere anarchy woody allen these stories fascinated me so much with their absurdism. Witty remarks tend to be exhilarating when they have enough mundane flesh around them – because that’s when they actually stand out. As if it wasn’t tiresome enough, Woody Allen shoots it all up mere anarchy woody allen a whole another level.

The characters, events, and language in the stories are beyond ridiculous.

You just get up and have another go mere anarchy woody allen next day. Jun 12, Pages. Foreword book of the year. Funny premises–“Frederich Nietzsche’s Diet Book”, Savile Row suits qllen with fragrances, a lighting double kidnapped by Indian terrorists while on location.

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