Barry Trotter is 22 and has never left the Hogwash School of Magic there’s been no need; after all G.K. Rollin’s books about him have made him a millionaire and . Buy Barry Trotter And The Shameless Parody (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Michael Gerber from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of. Buy Barry Trotter And The Shameless Parody (GOLLANCZ S.F.) New Ed by Michael Gerber (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low.

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For the business author, see Michael E. I simply cannot compliment the author and the narrator enough.

I’m not gonna finish this crap! Books by Michael Gerber. I rarely rate a book before I finish it I could write a really long review explaining the manifold ways in which Barry Trotter and the Shameless Parody was a stupid b really stupid c really really stupid and d disgusting but I’m not going to waste my time when I can sum it up in a few words: I enjoyed the conceits.

Not only is it a-laugh-a-line funny, but the high-level ventriloquism Christopher uses adds a level of shine that outstrips almost any reading experience. The main “hero”, Barry Trotter is a spoilt brat, without any doubt.

Moving ahead, I bought this parody to know Let me clear a few things before I start reviewing this satire. He thought that being mean-spirited about everything would translate to humor, which it doesn’t. Maybe read, if you’ve read absolutely everything else already, and you already own it why?! The facet that Gerber changed the names Harry to Barry wasn’t too funny.


While trying to be funny, it fell into a sort of annoying crudeness, and the best th about it was getting it over with.

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Barry Trotter And The Shameless Parody

I have hrotter feeling he is a fan of J. It obviously takes from Harry Potter but creates new ideas about the wizarding world. And they all know what that means: For example, there is a Quiddit aka, Quidditch scene and the author makes reference to how dumb it is that the person who catches the sneetch snitch wins the game, and how it makes for a convenient plot device. Just wait until you hear and imagine Barry Trotter hit the redial button on his uncle’s address book.

The Cold Commands Richard Morgan. Michael Gerber simply doesn’t believe in the fourth wall, and this helps add to the comedic effect case in point: It’s not obscene enough to evoke an Aristocrats!

Barry Trotter and the Shameless Parody (Barry Trotter, book 1) by Michael Gerber

Altered Carbon Richard Morgan. Harry potter fans, anyone who wants a laugh. This book does not deserve the money or time of any Potterhead and please learn from my mistake and save those two for all those good books out there. To ask other readers questions about Barry Trotter and the Unauthorized Parodyplease sign up. The reviews I’ve read say it’s funny but most say it was terrible Jul 19, Brian McDonald added it Shelves: Lon aka, Ron – someone whose brain has been shamelses with a dogbrain and, uh, acts like a dog.


There are very few books that I will not finish and this is one of them. There are slyly affectionate digs at the brry themselves but Gerber’s main scorn is directed at the monster that the Harry Potter franchise has become. They literally are filthy because the entire lawn is covered in ankle-deep muck because of the lack of sanitary facilities.

Hafwid aka, Hagrid – The dumb, drunk gamekeeper. Too bad, because it really could have been a fun romp through the books. It was definitely as funny as you would expect a parody book to be but does take itself seriously at anx.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Fortunately, it’s not very long. I say that as a person who insists on being able to say fuck in work meetings, who openly discusses masturbation and sex, and who just canceled her Tumblr account because they’re apparently no longer allowing porn. It bills itself as a parody of Harry Potter. Jun 21, Winston rated it it was amazing.

I still don’t think the names were funny, they just sounded childish and ridiculous. It was just really lame. You take the guy fond of alcohol and is kind of slow intellectually, and bzrry him dumber and drunker?

If you want to know the end, you’d have to read the book because there is a twist waiting at the very end. Barry Trotter 3 books.