It Was a Dark and Stormy Night

The Best (?) from the Bulwer-Lytton Contest: 101 Funniest Opening Sentences from the Worst Novels Never Written
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (1.17 hours)
Product Number: Z100128102
Released: Aug 17, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538477526
Narrator/s: Various
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Description

Little did the obscure novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton know in 1830 when he penned that most relished, imitated, and lampooned opening sentence in English literature, "It was a dark and stormy night..." that his words would inspire countless aspiring writers struggling incessantly like boats against the current to emulate his unparalleled style and that his name would grace "The Bulwer-Lytton Contest" honoring his most successful followers. Get it? Abounding in shameless sentences, this audio rendition of the original contest is a hilarious-even perversely instructive-collection of skilled, inept writing.

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Author(s): Scott Rice
Original Publish Date: Jun 07, 2017

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