Start reading The right shorts for lunch (short stories) on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here or start reading now with a free Kindle Reading App.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.
The right shorts for lunch (short stories)
 
 

The right shorts for lunch (short stories) [Kindle Edition]

Andrew Culture
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Kindle Price: £1.04 includes VAT* & free wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet
* Unlike print books, digital books are subject to VAT.
Borrow this book for free on a Kindle device with Amazon Prime. Learn more about Kindle Owners' Lending Library.
Join Prime to borrow this book at no cost.
The Kindle Owners' Lending Library gives you access to thousands of books, including New York Times bestsellers, to borrow and read for free.
  • Borrow a book as frequently as once per month
  • No due dates — keep books as long as you like and return them when it's time for something new
  • Read on any Amazon Kindle device

Amazon Prime members also enjoy:
  • Unlimited streaming of thousands of popular movies and TV shows with Prime Instant Video
  • FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items, with no minimum order size

For more information about the Kindle Owners' Lending Library visit our help page.

Promotional Offer:
Purchase this book and qualify to buy selected Kindle books for only £1.39 each. See offer details

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product Description

Product Description

Collection of twenty six short stories by award-winning zine writer Andrew Culture. Each story is short enough to consume during a lunch or tea break and delicious enough to leave a pleasant aftertaste on the readers' brain. There is no one common theme running throughout the book, but as with all of Andrew's writing there is a sprinkle of romance, a dash of dark humour and a tingle of anarchy.

CONTAINS:

A sinking feeling
Bananas and steam locomotives
Compulsory random life obsolescence
Dig for Victor
Duck stuck in fence
Football and machismo turned to my advantage, finally!
Malcolm’s rest
The curious case of the late night knocker
The jumping, scratching, dog squirt story
The feet with a thousand followers
Ask your body
Crossing paths
It wasn’t pink
Possible proposition outside Aldgate Underground Station
The curious incident of the black ties and the fake taxi
An Aunty, an Uncle and a food escape
How I found out that DIY tattoos are a bad idea
Big trouble and little chairs
Tapping into time
First impressions count (as weird)
Seeing life on trains
A Brief Introduction
To work for a wage, in sickness and in health
A malevolent morning
A Perilous U-turn?

Quotes from Amazon reviews of Andrew Culture's other books:

"Andrew takes you places where you've never been before. A thorough romp and a half: not to be missed or misread."

"Great fun and I look forward to buying more from this author."

"The author has the rare ability to make charming and funny observations."

"Give this man a column in the paper, I say!"

"I did enjoy it & really felt for the character as I could easily see myself in the same situation."

"Andrews writing is funny, and allows you to become the character."

"Very well written and enjoyable. Looking forward to more."

"An entertaining read with some laugh out aloud moments."

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 837 KB
  • Print Length: 90 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: CornDog Publishing; Third edition edition (29 Nov 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00G6TBQ3Y
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #357,683 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


More About the Author

Some people happily drift from birth, into education, through career, to death, comfortable in the knowledge that the world feels a little safer for being predictable. Andrew is not one of those people. Andrew prefers to run at life face first, mop up the mess and then share the results with his readers.

Andrew Culture is a loud player of bass guitar, accident-prone bike-punk, award winning zine writer and astonished parent of an adventurous toddler.

Customer Reviews

3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun stories 16 Nov 2013
By Draegon
Format:Kindle Edition
Exactly as the title suggests, thus is a collection of short stories.
Unlike some collections that follow a theme, this one jumps from one topic to another, one genre to something quite unrelated. You therefore have no idea at the start of each story where the author is going to take you.
A refreshing book full of surprises, tears and laughter. Well written, this book will keep you interested from the front cover to the back.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cool Collection 12 Nov 2013
By Joe
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I did enjoy this superb collection of short stories. Some I felt a little disappointed that they were so short but only because they were so enjoyable.
I loved the varied styles of writing. Sometimes wondering whats going to come at me next.
I shall probably be reading through them again.
Also I look forward to a full length novel from this talented writer.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An interesting read 31 Oct 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
An entertaining mix of (I assume true) anecdotes and fictional short stories.

2 or 3 of the short stories are near future (slightly political) sci-fi. (Don't be put off if this not your genre its only a couple of them) and I had to remind myself that I wasn't reading George Orwell, Aldous Huxley or John Wyndham.

Some of the others elicited a smirk at the end (I would love to ask the author if one particular story is a true anecdote).

I would recommend reading it as it happily fills a couple of lunch times, my only criticism is that it lacks identity and a central theme being neither a collection all fiction or all anecdotes.

If Mr Culture would care to write a full length Sci-fi novel I would be first in the queue to purchase it based on his 2 or 3 examples of the genre here.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Would you like to see more reviews about this item?
Was this review helpful?   Let us know

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category