Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions by Daniel Wallace

By Daniel Wallace

In his leading, Edward Bloom was once a rare guy. He may perhaps outrun anyone. He by no means ignored an afternoon of faculty. He stored lives and tamed giants. Animals enjoyed him, humans enjoyed him, girls enjoyed him. He knew extra jokes than any guy alive. at the very least that’s what he informed his son, William. yet now Edward Bloom is loss of life, and William desires desperately to grasp the reality approximately his elusive father—this indefatigable teller of tall tales—before it’s too past due. So, utilizing the few evidence he is familiar with, William re-creates Edward’s existence in a sequence of legends and myths, wherein he starts to appreciate his father’s nice feats, and his nice failings. the result's hilarious and wrenching, delicate and outrageous.

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A supermarket trolley has a mind of its own. pmd 30 31/08/2006, 11:39 THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHAV JOKES What do you call a quiet chav? A corpse. pmd 31 31/08/2006, 11:39 THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHAV JOKES Why do chavs wear hoodies? Because they’re too pissed for buttons. pmd 32 31/08/2006, 11:39 THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHAV JOKES What do chav kids get for Christmas? Your bike. pmd 33 31/08/2006, 11:39 THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHAV JOKES What are the worst three years of a chav’s life? School. pmd 34 31/08/2006, 11:39 THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHAV JOKES Two chavs jump off a cliff: who hits the ground first?

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Your bike. pmd 33 31/08/2006, 11:39 THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHAV JOKES What are the worst three years of a chav’s life? School. pmd 34 31/08/2006, 11:39 THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHAV JOKES Two chavs jump off a cliff: who hits the ground first? Who cares? pmd 35 31/08/2006, 11:39 THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHAV JOKES Why did god create orgasms? So chavs know when to stop. pmd 36 31/08/2006, 11:39 THE LITTLE BOOK OF CHAV JOKES How many chavs does it take to have a bath? Five. One to lie in the tub and four to spit on him.

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