Misanthropology: A Florilegium of Bahumbuggery

Donlázaro Translations, 2003 - 215 pagina's
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An anthology of the author's experimental prose and humorous poetry.

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Gebruikersrecensie  - liaburres - LibraryThing

I think this is the first book I'd ever gotten on Library Thing. The books was absolutely hilarious in parts that I read while not half asleep. It helped me relax as I read when it's bed time. The ... Volledige review lezen

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A witty satire on language, ideas and the hypocrisies of modern life, yet only intermittently engaging. The author is clever and full of ideas, yet in what was clearly meant to be a great set of screwball send-ups and absurdities I found myself amused but rarely laughing out loud. Volledige review lezen

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just so long will genius please the talentgang
The Croaking of the Fink
The StalinGiuliani Dictum and the RoarkRockefeller Syndrome
Notes and Bibliography
Glossary of Foreignisms

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Over de auteur (2003)

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Eduardo Humberto del Río García was born in Zamora, Mexico on June 20, 1934. After graduating from secondary school, he worked as a messenger and a cashier, sold soap and finally landed a job answering phones in a funeral home. He was recruited by Ja Ja, a humor magazine, after his doodles were noticed by a mourner who was familiar with the magazine's editor. He adopted the pen name Rius. He wrote more than 100 graphic nonfiction books including Marx for Beginners, The Dictionary of Human Stupidity, The True History of Uncle Sam, 100 Proposals to Save What Is Left of Mexico, Hitler for Masochists, The Stomach Is First, The Manual of the Perfect Atheist, The Pitiful Presidents, and Would Jesus Christ Have Been Catholic? He also wrote the comic books Los Supermachos and Los Agachados. He founded the Mexican Workers Party's magazine Popular Insurgency. He died from complications of prostate cancer on August 8, 2017 at the age of 83.

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