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Son of It was a dark and stormy night

Son of It was a dark and stormy night

more of the best (?) from the Bulwer-Lytton Contest

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship -- Humor.,
  • Openings (Rhetoric) -- Humor.,
  • Fiction -- Technique -- Humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Scott Rice.
    ContributionsRice, Scott., Bulwer-Lytton Contest.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.A77 S6 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2712189M
    ISBN 100140088393
    LC Control Number86005003
    OCLC/WorldCa13328405

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Son of It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (Bulwer-Lytton Contest) Paperback – May 6, by Scott Rice (Editor)/5(7). Son of It was a dark and stormy night: More of the best (?) from the Bulwer-Lytton Contest (Abacus Books) [SCOTT RICE, Scott Rice] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Includes an all-new selection of the most awful opening sentences for nonexistent novels ever to appear in print from the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contests of the last two years/5(6). Son of It Was a Dark and Stormy Night: More of the Best (?) from the Bulwer-Lytton Contest on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Son of It Was a Dark and Stormy Night: More of the Best (?) from the Bulwer-Lytton Contest/5(6). I had read an earlier version, "Son of a Dark and Stormy Night," and thoroughly enjoyed it. This version is just as good. I've concluded that one has to be a good writer in order to write bad opening first paragraphs for non-existent novels.

Most of the entries in this book /5(10). (from the novel Paul Clifford) After twenty-eight years, the B-L Contest has a half-dozen compilations of contest entries published as books themselves — It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, Son of It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, Bride of Dark and Stormy, etc.

It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.

A Dark Stormy Knight Book Summary: In a town full of rumors, theirs is the hottest Nicholas Knight has a dark, dangerous appeal that attracts Ali Charbonneau like a moth to a flame. There is an undeniable attraction between them, even though he is doing his level best to ignore it.

The one Snoopy is writing. [Image: Snoopy writing "It was a dark and stormy night." on a typewriter.]. It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it Author: Tracy Mumford.

Irving does not use the line as a story opener, though it does appear as the first line of the fourth paragraph of the fifth chapter. He writes: It was a dark and stormy night when the good Antony arrived at the creek (sagely denominated Haerlem river) which separates the island of Manna-hata.

While the book is titled "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, Snoopy" with an image of Snoopy typing away, there are very few strips with Snoopy working on his novel.

One of the highlights for Woodstock is the astronaut bit, where he "lands" in the desert with Snoopy's brother, Spike, and Spike sells him "moon rocks."/5(7). Paul Clifford is a novel published in by English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton.

It tells the life of Paul Clifford, a man who leads a dual life as both a criminal and an upscale gentleman. The book was successful upon its release. It is known for its opening phrase "It was a dark and stormy night ".Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton.

Which of the following books begin, "It was a dark and stormy night.". Choose the correct answer: Inkheart A Wrinkle in Time Little House on the Prarie The Thief Lord skip question» Ask a friend. Son of "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night": Scott Rice: Books - Books Advanced Search Today's Deals New Releases Amazon Charts Best Sellers & 5/5(3).

Description of the book "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night": A small boy who has been kidnapped by brigands, passes a dark and stormy night in their cave weaving for them incredible stories of their own exploits. Through the stories, he solves his own problem and manages to escape. Reviews of the It Was a Dark and Stormy Night.

A Dark and Story Night - The title of this episode is a pun of the phrase, " it was a dark and stormy night," a line frequently used to set up a dark/scary story. Star Wars - Triton's spaceship resembles an X-wing from this science-fiction franchise.

The book A Dark and Stormy night is the first collection, or maybe the fourth, I am not sure which, as compiled by Scott Rice of the best of the entries into the famous annual Bulwer-Lytton contest named for the man who first penned the sentence “It was a Dark and stormy night” and not, according to Wiki to be confused with his son, Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, Governor /5.

It was a dark and stormy night Book Summary: The fourth collection of hilarious selections taken from the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for the best of bad fiction. The world-famous competition seeks to find the most atrocious opening sentence to a hypothetical lousy novel.

"Son of 'It was A Dark And Stormy Night' " is the second of, to the best of my knowledge, five collections of entries in the annual "Bulwer-Lytton fiction contest".5/5(3). Janet and Allan Ahlberg, It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (Viking, ) Somewhat wordy for a preschool-set book, but an amusing story nonetheless; a kidnapped boy escapes from a band of pirates by telling them a scary story.

As the story progresses, the pirates modify it and add to it, thus contributing to their own fates/5. A Dark and Stormy Night: Three Stories of Virtue Falls Description From this “master of the genre,” Christina Dodd, comes three suspenseful short stories from the “remarkable, mesmerizing series”(Library Journal starred review) set in the quaint—and deadly—coastal town of Virtue Falls .It Was A Dark & Stormy Night Books with the words dark and/or stormy (or variations on same) in them.

A little bit of ridiculous fun.:) All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: The Prince of Darkness (Plantagenet Saga, #4) by. Jean Plaidy. avg rating — ratings. score:and 2 people voted.The contest was started in by Professor Scott E. Rice of the English Department at San Jose State University and is named for English novelist and playwright Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, author of the much-quoted first line " It was a dark and stormy night ".

This opening, from the .