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Thirteen books with one letter missing…

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The idea is simple, you remove one letter from a book to make an entirely different book.

Make sense?

Okay, we’ll start with an obvious one…

1. Harry Otter and the Philosopher’s Stone; what do you get if you cross J.K. Rowling with Kenneth Grahame? A semiaquatic mammalian wizard, that’s what.

2. The BG; Roald Dahl’s lesser known sequel to his classic children’s book. This time, be afraid, for the giant ain’t so friendly!

3. In Cod Blood; even fish are capable of murder.

4. The World According to Gap; a humorous coming-of-age tale set around the ins and outs of a clothing store.

5. Fifty Hades of Grey; the sadomasochistic adventures of the Greek God of the Underworld (yep, he’s got an Inner Goddess too!)

6. Rash; J.G Ballad’s controversial novel about skin disease fetishists.

7. The Bell Ar; depressed pirates, enough said.

8. A Dance to the Music of Tim; a twelve book saga centered around Tim, a busker who may or may not wear the right kind of overcoat.

9. In search of Lost Tim; the seven volume sequel to A Dance to the Music of Tim, wherein Tim  goes missing and lemony cake is eaten.

10. The Portrait of Lady; a contemporary retelling of the classic Disney film.

11. The Hose of Lost Spirits; in this horror classic, a gardener discovers his hose is haunted. Not as dirty as it sounds! ;)

12. Brighton Roc; in which a ravenous mythological bird terrorizes a British seaside resort.

13. The Tory of O; fancy reading about the sexual life of a young conservative politician? No, me neither, but you can in this saucy little volume! :p

Now, over to you…

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16 thoughts on “Thirteen books with one letter missing…

  1. A Farewell to RMS … the book about the changing of ships from RMS to HMS

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  2. First of all, how did you get that photo of my living room?

    Clan of the Cave Bar – the regulars at an underground pub become more like family.

    The Andromeda Stain – four scientists in a lab investigate a mysterious spot that just won’t come out.

    The Memory of Runing – after the death of his parents, a man embarks on a cross-country journey to translate ancient runes.

    Oh and you missed The Tim Traveller’s Wife ;)

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    • These are awesome! I wish I’d come up with ‘The Andromeda Stain’! :)

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    • And other installments in the chronicles of Tim the Busker include:

      – Tim Stops for No Mouse; in which Tim single-handedly saves the world from an army of megolomaniac rodents.
      – Conversations About the End of Tim; in which a group of serial-killers sit around and ruminate on how best to kill Tim.
      – A Brief History of Tim; ever wondered how Tim became a busker? Find out in this time-travelling escapade through Tim’s childhood.

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  3. Oh! The Fist Deadly Sin, which given his other proclivities probably would have gone over great!

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  4. First of all…I LOVE the photo!!
    Second, this is a fantastic idea…love the humour of it. Harry Otter soon grabs my attention

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  5. The Lion, The Itch and The Wardrobe — about an allergic zookeeper suffering when cat fur gets on his uniform.
    The DaVinci Cod — about a fish with artistic aspirations (inspired by your In Cod Blood)

    I love this game!

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    • These are awesome :)

      I love ‘The Lion, The Itch and the Wardrobe’, perhaps it’s prequels/sequels could include:

      – The Magician’s Nepew; in which our zookeeper is revealed to be the nephew of a magician unable to spell (best I could come up with for that one, I’m afraid!)
      – [The Lion, The Itch and the Wardrobe]
      – The Horse and his Bo; in which our zookeeper must contend with a horse trained in martial arts.
      – Price Caspian; in which our zookeeper is forced to sell his favourite giraffe, Caspian, due to budget cutbacks.
      – The Voyage of the Dawn Trader; in which our zookeeper decides to quit his job and become a travelling fruit’n’veg salesman.
      – The Silver Hair; in which our ex-zookeeper has a midlife crisis after finding his first grey hair.
      – The LAT Battle; in which our ex-zookeeper is rehired to make the zoo the best it’s ever been following a scathing review in the Los Angeles Times.

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    • Those are both REALLY good!!

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  6. The Birth Hose- a story of how men finally became able to give birth to children.

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  7. depressed pirates, LMAO! Thanks for playing :-)

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