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Darbyshire: Welcome to the Jungle

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Greetings from Darbyshire, a town in which wacky and offensive characters struggle mightily against the nature of modernity. "Welcome to the Jungle" is the first installment in the Darbyshire series, and introduces a handful of the fictitious municipality's inhabitants in ferociously punchy short stories.

Darbyshire is a series of meme-grade, literary hail Marys. Like a fun
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Published November 12th 2018 by Gwabboh LLC
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Regina Jackson
Dec 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book took me by surprise. I got it as a gift for Christmas from my brother. The first thing that really stood out for me was the artwork. The style is like something you'd see in a children's book, which was an interesting juxtaposition to the text. Only reason I can't give it 5 stars is because of the Banana Fingers story. It was a little too much for me. My favorite story was Milton the Brave and my second favorite was George Monocle.

The humor seems a little bit more male-oriented, but I
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Jennifer McKinley
My favorite story was probably “Jerry Jerryson”—where the pig experiences the horrors of online dating.

Overall, the stories have a very distinct style, and I was thrilled when the audiobook came out. The narrator’s voice, as well as the character voices, are really funny and bring the book to life.

I know a few people who read it and couldn’t stand it, because they thought it was so offensive, but it was totally my humor. Looking forward to the next book!
Gary Miller
Dec 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book. It definitely has some trigger issues that are going to make people in the “politically correct” camp want to pull their hair out, but I personally found it intensely funny, well-written, and thoughtful. The artwork was beautiful, too!
Tricia
Jun 06, 2020 rated it liked it
Night really my style in a read. But character descriptions were just as vibrant as the pictures and so very memorable. Humor was great. Made me laugh or at least prompted a few guilty snickers (laughing when I know I shouldn’t be but too funny not to).
Maverick Alexander
Mar 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Nancy A. Cooke
Apr 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hilarious and thought provoking!

Challenging the norms of today in a fun wacky world. Not for someone who takes themselves too seriously. Can't wait for more from the author!
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