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Book Title: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Cemetery
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Nineteen side-splitting stories from Sri Lanka
To begin this chronicle of the funny things that have happened to him, Muller goes back to his days as a recruit in the Royal Ceylon Navy when the Queen of England came a-visiting: the saucy sailors decide to tip her a wink! The second story takes us back to Muller’s childhood in Anuradhapura where two visiting rat snakes turn out to be a railway linesman’s grandparents. There are further hilarious adventures in the Navy, encounters with more snakes of different sizes and lineage, graphic descriptions of jam-making factories, and hazardous days in the Gulf. Effortlessly, Muller creates caricatures that leave you helpless with laughter as they highlight the follies and foibles of the human race.

 

Author Name: Carl Muller
Reference Number:2014
ISBN: 0140382631
Number of Pages: 200
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by, Deepa on 8/28/2017 2:14:09 AM
Humorous stories. I sure will explore this author's books further.

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