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Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: SkidMarks (62.6.182.---)
Date: August 30, 2013 09:46AM

bunyip Wrote:
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> Hemingway's (I think, etc) story of cold and
> mankind: Of Ice and Men.
>
> Or was it Salinger or someone else. Answers on a
> sine wave please. Steinbeck? I'm waving, but probably going off at a tangent
>
>
> There's always the story of an angry Librarian:
> 'Ook Back in Anger'. (Joe Orton I believe) Osborne?
>
> Conrad, I think, wrote of an agreeable ship in
> 'Two yeas before the Mast' Yea! We agree on this one!

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: Lymond (195.171.4.---)
Date: August 30, 2013 10:57AM

Richard Adams classic tale of Rabbit Mafia - Watership Don

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: OB (---.range109-150.btcentralplus.com)
Date: August 30, 2013 11:48AM

The tale of a very loud banjo player "I'm leaning on a Amp"

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: CannibalRabbit (---.dyn.iinet.net.au)
Date: September 01, 2013 01:49PM

The town of Portwen rises up against bad manners in Otis Redding's "sitting on the doc of the bay"

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: CannibalRabbit (---.dyn.iinet.net.au)
Date: September 01, 2013 01:54PM

Lottery winners visit Slovenia in "At Hom with the Braithwaites"

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: OB (---.range109-156.btcentralplus.com)
Date: September 01, 2013 06:56PM

Exhausted detective threatens divorce and takes to her bed for a year.

The Woman Who Did A Lot

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: OB (---.range86-184.btcentralplus.com)
Date: September 04, 2013 04:46PM

Sons and Overs

Hanky- panky on the sporting fields of England.

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: Lymond (195.171.4.---)
Date: September 10, 2013 02:53PM

The Bids

Daphne du Maurier struggles with Ebay

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: OB (---.range86-152.btcentralplus.com)
Date: September 11, 2013 03:32PM

Mansfield Par...Nottinghamshire municipal golf course unveils a notoriously

difficult 470 last hole. Members found in state of near starvation trying to complete.

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: Lymond (195.171.4.---)
Date: September 11, 2013 05:10PM

Continuing with Austen:

Lay Susan - approximate story line.

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: OB (---.range86-152.btcentralplus.com)
Date: September 11, 2013 07:51PM

Mansfield Ark


Heavy rain on a Nottinghamshire golf course causes a rash of boat building as


course officials search for grimly determined players.

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: Lymond (195.171.4.---)
Date: September 12, 2013 05:12PM

From Austens Juvenilia - Vol 2 we present

'A Tour through Ales'

(or 'after 20 pints, not quite the lady you thought I was')

A letter from a young lady about dark drinking days.

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: CannibalRabbit (---.dyn.iinet.net.au)
Date: September 13, 2013 01:35PM

Man Field Park

one mans life long work of cultivating a world class park land for a plain agricultural plot

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: Lymond (195.171.4.---)
Date: September 19, 2013 03:16PM

Sale's Lot

A move from Austin to Stephen King's little know book on a car dealership forecourt

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: Lymond (195.171.4.---)
Date: September 19, 2013 03:34PM

A whole series of books about fish (courtesy of Amazon):

the Cod book - Simon Singh

The Da Vinci Cod - Dan Brown

The Highway Cod

Working Effectively with Legacy Cod - Michael Feathers

Cod Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Cod Talkers of WWII - Chester Nez and Judith Schiess Avila

The Eternity Cod - Eoin Colfer

The Cod of the Woosters - P. G. Wodehouse

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: bunyip (---.lns3.way.bigpond.net.au)
Date: October 14, 2013 03:08AM

A few noted while searching for other things:



The story of a nice young bloke: An Acceptable Tim

A blind person in a stove appliance: Eyeless in Gaz

Asimovís study of male sexuality: The proper Stud

C S Lewis caught at a naughty practice: Surprised by Jo

Living in trepidation of a very small invasion: waiting for the barbarian.

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: OB (---.range86-149.btcentralplus.com)
Date: January 18, 2014 06:59PM

Noddy's struggle with obesity "Noddy and big ars"

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: CannibalRabbit (---.dyn.iinet.net.au)
Date: January 22, 2014 12:21PM

The Secret Sven - Enid Blyton tale of a Scandinavian Spy in Post War Britain. How did he survive extreme interrogation techiniques involving lashings of Ginger Beer?

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: OB (---.range109-150.btcentralplus.com)
Date: January 22, 2014 08:20PM

Rider Haggard's quiet little story "Sh"

Re: The Road to Wigan Pie
Posted by: Lymond (195.171.4.---)
Date: January 23, 2014 04:50PM

Also from Rider Haggard -

King Solomon's Mimes - a cautionary black and white tale of inaction

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