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Utta Drivel Free By Alan Pinkett
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Utta Drivel Free is a comic novel that follows the life of Wilfric and his friends Boothroyd and Utta Drivel. Wilfric is 1600-odd years-old, a longevity that can make for some interesting takes on... More > history. Meeting up with walking disaster Boothroyd and the wonderfully eccentric patriot Utta Drivel leads to much laughter. Their sparkling conversations cover many interesting ideas. Are 10 commandments enough to cover 7 deadly sins? Why were typists ever needed – you wouldn’t get a monk to do your handwriting for you, after all… But laid-back entrepreneur Wilfric has managed to make enemies in mystical Glastonbury after setting up a business there. This upset the Glastonbury Underworld and they took out a contract on him. The friends' lives become interspersed with attacks from two incompetent New Age hippies - Loco Chanel, a militant aromatherapist, and her mad partner, Ossie the Osteopath. An audaciously satirical work in which the author's wit will make you laugh out loud.< Less
Utta Drivel Goes Forth By Alan Pinkett
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Utta Drivel Goes Forth is a comic novel that follows the lives of laid-back entrepreneur Wilfric & his 2 friends. He is 1600-odd years-old, which gives him a unique view of history. His... More > get-togethers with walking disaster Boothroyd & eccentric patriot Utta Drivel involve much laughter. Their lives and sparkling conversations cover a wide spectrum. From a Falkland Islands folk club to a virgin man who’d have burst out of a pair of the Pope’s erection straps to the afterlife: would you find Alfred the Great arguing with Alexander the Great as to who was the greatest? And whether old people have to give up sex when they go into care homes – there can’t be many that give you that much assistance. Following a visit to the London Olympic Park, the friends’ lives become interspersed with attacks from a man who accuses Boothroyd of getting his sister pregnant. To stop this, they trap the man while he is burglaring a billionaire’s mansion and reveal the surprising identity of the real father.< Less
Utta Drivel Too By Alan Pinkett
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Alan Pinkett took up writing for the first time just a few years ago. He found he quite liked it and said he’d do some more if you’re not careful. The result of that was his first comic... More > novel, Utta Drivel, entered for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. He is now pleased to present its successor, Utta Drivel Too. It describes the laughter-filled lives of friends Wilfric, Boothroyd & Utta Drivel and their surreal comic adventures when their normal existence is periodically deflected by outside events. These include increasingly frequent attacks instigated by a man sworn to be Wilfric’s enemy – a one-time Israeli landscape painter by the name of Mori Arty... *** An audaciously satirical work in which the author’s wit will make you laugh out loud.< Less
Utta Drivel Free By Alan Pinkett
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Utta Drivel Free is a comic novel that follows the life of Wilfric and his friends Boothroyd and Utta Drivel. Wilfric is 1600-odd years-old, a longevity that can make for some interesting takes on... More > history. Meeting up with walking disaster Boothroyd and the wonderfully eccentric patriot Utta Drivel leads to much laughter. Their sparkling conversations cover many interesting ideas. Are 10 commandments enough to cover 7 deadly sins? Why were typists ever needed – you wouldn’t get a monk to do your handwriting for you, after all… But laid-back entrepreneur Wilfric has managed to make enemies in mystical Glastonbury after setting up a business there. This upset the Glastonbury Underworld and they took out a contract on him. The friends' lives become interspersed with attacks from two incompetent New Age hippies - Loco Chanel, a militant aromatherapist, and her mad partner, Ossie the Osteopath. An audaciously satirical work in which the author's wit will make you laugh out loud.< Less
Utta Drivel By Alan Pinkett
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Utta Drivel is a comic novel that follows the lives of laid-back entrepreneur Wilfric and his two friends. Wilfric is 1600-odd years-old, which gives him a unique view of history. His get-togethers... More > with walking disaster Boothroyd and eccentric patriot Utta Drivel always involve much laughter. Their lives cover a wide spectrum. From an Israeli landscape painter by the name of Mori Arty to the use of bonsai whales in garden ponds. From a naïve Catholic priest called Father Thousands to EU regulations requiring French windows to be made in France. From a Middle-aged Folk's Home to a conman called Big One O’Really. And whether funfairs are just a chance for 13-year-old girls to meet gypsies. As life goes by, Wilfric increasingly feels he is being watched. He eventually discovers who by, but not why. That is only resolved when they try to intercept him, resulting in an exciting canal barge chase. An audaciously satirical work in which the author’s wit will make you laugh out loud.< Less
Utta Drivel Short Stories By Alan Pinkett
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Utta Drivel Short Stories is a collection of comic short stories read out at Creative Writing evening classes to much laughter. They cover a wide range of subjects. From a neolithic sex strike, to... More > the ancient Egyptians Lotatotty & Obsequiops, to philosophers meeting at the Fill the Greek, the Parthenon canteen. From an abattoir wedding, to the first Russian to laugh in 200 years, to the Knights of the Round Hovel. There are longer short stories about the fun to be had working in the Falkland Islands & Hong Kong. Other short stories tell of rocky horror in Transylvania, of banned fox hunts switching to hunting smokers & sheep taking over Wales. In a different vein, staff in a St Trinians-type school hold an emergency meeting & when a man’s private parts suddenly drop off, he considers having a vagina fitted by a quick-fit fanny fitter. And there is a pirate treasure story with Midshipman BraceYourself and a science fiction one that features Startifartlast, a mystic Chinese Constipate.< Less

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