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Hello people! :)

 

 I have used this idea from bookgrouponline and I’m Sorry I Haven’t Got A Clue on BBC Radio 4. I’ve also tweaked the rules slightly. 

 

So, imagine book titles were changed quite differently if one letter is changed, or possibly added/removed.

 

For example, if Nevil Shute’s post-apocalyptic novel On The Beach changed by adding an extra letter L, to On The Bleach , then it could be a lockdown scenario without hairdressers salons - On The Bleach.

 

Another example could be another work of Shute’s The Pied Piper, changed to The Plied Piper, (so it was the memoir of a Scottish bag-player, who was once plied with too much alcohol before performing!)

 

Do you get it?

 

 

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Ian Fleming's The Man With The Golden Bun - *raising one eyebrow* Bond, James Bond the Baker....

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Ha! I love this.

5 hours ago, Marie H said:

Thomas Hardy’s Less of the d'Urbervilles

This sounds like a reality TV show :giggle2:

 

 

Five Children and Nit by E. Nesbit

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Metaborphosis - we studied this by Kafka for German A Level, and it was our nickname for it.

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2 hours ago, Hayley said:

Five Children and Nit by E. Nesbit

Brilliant! :lol:

So it wasn’t a Sand-Fairy after all....:o

 

Virginia Woolf’s A Broom of One’s Own - Virginia’s early years at Hogwarts.

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Drivers of London - Ben Aaronovitch

 

In Search of Lost Timex - Marcel Proust 

 

Brave Newt World - Aldous Huxley 

 

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Three Men in a Boa - Jerome K Jerome

The Kraken Bakes - John Wyndham

Bride shed Revisited - Evelyn Waugh 

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On 5/27/2020 at 5:20 AM, Marie H said:

Virginia Woolf’s A Broom of One’s Own - Virginia’s early years at Hogwarts.

:rolol:

 

The Curious Incident of the Bog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Scone by J K Rowling 

The Lord of The Fries by William Golding 

 

9 hours ago, poppy said:

The Curious Incident of the Bog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon

:D

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Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Spewed by Alan Bradley

 

(sorry two letters there, but couldn't resist 😅)

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The lord of the fries killed me :lol::rolol:

 

Rick Riordian - The See of Monsters

Maeve Binchy - Scarlet Father 

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You could do a bit of swapping round  the letters, change one and you get:

 

Lord of the Fleas

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Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colon

 

Maeve Binchy's Light a Penne Candle

 

Loud of the Flies...or Lord of the Flips 😀

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4 hours ago, poppy said:

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Spewed by Alan Bradley

 

(sorry two letters there, but couldn't resist 😅)

Allowed! And that was a hoot!

 

Alan Bradley's The Gravy's a Fine and Private Place

(Alan Bradley's titles could be a goldmine!)

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