I'll start off with some caveats. The answer is seven, deliciously wicked tales featuring seven highly improbable, not only inappropriate, characters, including Donald, the Incredibly Hostile Juicebox, Hans, the Weird Exchange Student, Brandon, the Action Figure with Issues and Kevin, the Hobo Minivan with Extremely Low Morals. You would never identify with a juice box, right? In fact I actually went into it with very low expectations. It clearly states that the collection was written by Douglas Coupland Generation X, Microserfs, Hey Nostradamus! This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. You can walk away wondering about the characters, their motivations, and what drives them to do what they do, very much like the individuals we know in real life; we'll never understand why people we know act in the irrational behaviour that they do, and it's part of what keeps us contemplating life and its meaning. It's not particularly imaginative and the illustrations are just creepy. A lot of laughs-of the evil, twisted kind:Definitely inappropriate for young people.
Bei Fragen bezüglich eines spezifischen Artikels, helfen wir gerne weiter. If you are a fan of Gorey's Gashlycrumb Tinies or Burton's Oyster Boy, you will love this book. My favourite selection was Donald, the Incredibly Hostile Juice Box. Used - Very Good, Normalmente se despacha en 24 horas, The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. From the sociopathic juice box with a bad attitude who gets joy out of tricking other juice boxes into getting run over , to the Barbie with a thirst for blood who goes crazy when her owner cuts off her pony tail , to the foreign exchange student who has something to hide , this book has a highly inappropriate tale to satisfy any weird inclination. Ever wonder what would happen if Douglas Coupland's unhinged imagination met Graham Roumieu's insane knack for illustrating the ridiculously weird? It's as if Coupland is a family member with which I have had a severe falling out.
If you are over the age of consent, seriously weird or just like to laugh, you'll love the unlovable miscreants who unleash their dark and unruly desires on every page of these unsuitable, completely hilarious tales. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. I absolutely detested this book maybe that's the point? Ridiculous drawings but they fit the scheme of the book. In Hans, two of the popular girls follow Hans, the weird foreign exchange student, only to discover he's actually really cool. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting.
While I've rated it three stars, I can imagine it being rated very well by a niche group of readers with a particular sense of humour. A nice satire of children's fairy tales with modern gadgets and slang thrown in. I did smirk here and there but generally the endings just fell flat with me. Some of the illustrations were quite fun though, and I loved some of the details, like the popular girls wearing Ugg boots, or the juice box smoking out of his straw. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! You've always wanted to tell that chick she's fat. The drawings are the stronger draw, and often the punchline will be visual instead of textual, but it really depends on how much you want to see a juicebox defecate in public, or children vomiting blood.
In 1965 his family moved to Vancouver, Canada, where he continues to live and work. All books are picked, packed and dispatched from the United Kingdom. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. At just 131 pages long, this seven-story book will make you laugh, cringe, groan, and, if all else fails, give you reason enough to never turn your back on a Barbie doll again. Die Seiten sind aber sauber, intakt und die Bindung ist unbeschädigt.
Then when I saw the cover I was convinced I had to give it a go. Please note, cover images are illustrative only, and the actual book cover and edition can vary. Here's your chance to live it all vicariously through me, without guilt, because I'm a cartoon character! The tenor of these stories lurches between Coupland's trademark, incisive sarcasm and an imagined storybook generosity, never really finding the fine edge that could pull these stories up into something side-splitting, something that no matter how gross and juvenile, makes you laugh in spite of yourself. Without question, this book is highly inappropriate for young people. Bitte überprüfen Sie die Sprache.
Instead please check it out from your local library. My brother had been an avid reader when I was growing up and I have a couple of his books in my collection, though unread. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Nous vérifions la qualité de nos articles avant l'envoi pour assurer votre satisfaction. Used - Very Good, Expédition sous 1 à 2 jours ouvrés, Expedié du Royaume-Uni. A quick read, but a rather disappointing one. The stories are nasty and gory and bad behaviour goes unpunished.
If you can stomach the Gashlycrumb deaths or other morbid tales, you'll very much love this. While I've rated it three stars, I can imagine it being rated very well by a niche group of readers with a particular sense of humour. I think this book of stories is going to appeal to a certain audience but will offend a larger audience who buys it not realizing exactly what these stories have to offer. A cast of unlovable miscreants who unleash their dark, unruly and antisocial desires on every page:They are Donald, the Incredibly Hostile Juice Box;Kevin, the Hobo Minivan with Extremely Low Morals;Brandon, the Action Figure with Issues; Sandra, the Truly Dreadful Babysitter; Hans, the Weird Exchange Student;Cindy, the Terrible Role Model; and Mr. These sketches are just as darkly funny as the story itself. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Read the title carefully: it is not an exaggeration.
It's as if Coupland is a family member with which I have had a severe falling out. All books are pre-owned and will have been read by someone else before you. So this book offered a bit of nostalgia even if the drawings weren't done by Blake. Sollten Sie nicht zufrieden sein, bieten wir Ihnen eine volle Kostenerstattung an. This humor is not something that all people will enjoy or appreciate and that should b If you are a fan of Gorey's Gashlycrumb Tinies or Burton's Oyster Boy, you will love this book. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Used - Good, Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days, We are committed to providing each customer with the highest standard of customer service.