622 books — 3,283 voters
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Everybody Out of the Laundromat, I Need to Think!” as Want to Read:
Everybody Out of the Laundromat, I Need to Think!
When the ordinary life of Virgil Blaine crosses the path of the even more ordinary Doug Coulthard, it sets off a series of extra-ordinary events. Doug Coulthard is a Filing Clerk and the President of the Unpublished People’s Poet’s Party –Political Unit (UPPPPU) where a catastrophe has just happened; two of his long time members have been published. The UPPPPU goes on a re ...more
ebook, 135 pages
Published August 29th 2013 by The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
i bought this book on a whim, mainly coz I thought the title was pretty crazy. I must say it was a really surprising read and turned itself in to a political satire with a bit of Douglas Adams thrown in. It is brilliantly original and made me laugh out loud. The protagonist is Virgil Blaine who is basically a bum. The govt are struggling at the polls so they decide something different and radical which is to recruit shy people. Enter Virgil Blaine who is groomed to become a politician. At the en ...more
this was a great book and exquisitely unique, I have never read a book of fiction with footnotes before. Normally footnotes are annoying but in this book they add to the humour of the book. It is about an unemployed poet who is recruited into politics. The second protagonist is a retired filing clerk who gets abducted by aliens, these two cross paths at the UPPPPU - the unpublished people's poets political unit. I think this book has the potential to earn a cult following particularly because it ...more
This book was really funny and quite a surprise. i was told it was a political satire so I was expected to be bored but I just kept reading and loved it. There was some parts in the book that made me laugh out loud which is rare for me. Great read and highly original.
|The Liberal Polit...: giveaway||1||5||Jun 08, 2014 05:27PM|
|The Liberal Polit...: laughing at politics||8||19||May 09, 2014 08:15PM|
|Nothing But Readi...: Comedy||1||19||Dec 22, 2013 12:45AM|
|The Life of a Boo...: comedy||1||8||Dec 22, 2013 12:40AM|
|The Liberal Polit...: political satire||1||7||Dec 22, 2013 12:38AM|
|Goodreads Authors...: political comedy||1||2||Nov 27, 2013 03:27AM|
|comedy||1||4||Oct 09, 2013 05:20PM|