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    Tremor of Intent by Anthony Burgess

Denis Hillier is an aging British agent based in Yugoslavia. His old school friend Roper has defected to the USSR to become one of the evil empire's great scientific minds. Hillier must bring Roper back to England or risk losing his fat retirement bonus. As thoughtful as it is funny, this morality tale of a Secret Service gone mad features sex, gluttony, violence, treachery, and religion.

Year: 1966
Genre: EspionageHumor

    Brothers Keepers by Donald E. Westlake

What will a group of monks do when their two-century-old monastery in New York City is threatened with demolition to make room for a new high-rise? Anything they have to. "Thou Shalt Not Steal" is only the first of the Commandments to be broken as the saintly face off against the unscrupulous over that most sacred of relics, a Park Avenue address.

Year: 1975
Genre: Humor

    Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That's just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they'll skip the holiday altogether. But as this weary couple is about to discover, skipping Christmas brings enormous consequences--and isn't half as easy as they'd imagined.

Year: 2001
Genre: Humor

 

 

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-- -- --1966 Tremor of Intent   by Anthony Burgess
-- -- --1975 Brothers Keepers   by Donald E. Westlake
-- -- --2001 Skipping Christmas   by John Grisham