Hyperbole and a Half

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Graphic Novels, Manga & Comics, Graphic Novels & Graphic Non-Fiction, Cartoons & Characters
Paperback Published on: 31/10/2013
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Hyperbole and a Half
Utterly charming
This is a collection of Allie’s commentary on dogs, cake, scenes from childhood and an exploration of the weird goings on of the mind. Accompanied by simp... READ MORE
Claudia  Sunderhauf

Synopsis

Hilarious stories about life's mishaps from the creator of the immensely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half.

Fully illustrated with over 50% new material. Hyperbole and A Half is a blog written by a 20-something American girl called Allie Brosh. She tells fantastically funny, wise stories about the mishaps of her everyday life, with titles like 'Why Dogs Don't Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving' and 'The God of Cake'.

She accompanies these with naive drawings using Paint on her PC. Brosh's website receives millions of visitors a month and hundreds of thousands per day. Now her full-colour debut book chronicles the many "learning experiences" Brosh has endured as a result of her own character flaws.

It includes stories about her rambunctious childhood; the highs and mostly lows of owning a mentally challenged dog; and a moving and darkly comic account of her struggles with depression. Poignant and uproarious - think Cyanide and Happiness but with story-lines, cake and dogs.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780224095372
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 629g
  • Dimensions: 211 x 142 x 22 mm

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Hyperbole and a Half
Hilarious, fresh, and unrivaled.
I have read Hyperbole and a Half a few times now and each time I become more and more convinced that Allie Brosh is a genius. I love the expressiveness... READ MORE
Harriet Bradley