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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Vaguely funny but a definite rider on someone else’s success.

Barry Trotter and the Unauthorized Parody by Michael Gerber

It was just really lame. And they all know what that means: Refresh and try again. I found the original Harry Potter books were funnier. Almost every other character in the novel is a drunk and is stuck in the worst possible situation of their lives. Ugh, this was abysmal, truly terrible. Michael Gerber simply doesn’t believe in the fourth wall, abrry this helps add to the comedic effect case in point: There are slyly affectionate digs at the books themselves but Gerber’s main scorn is directed at the monster that the Harry Potter franchise has become.

I immediately fell in love with the writing, the plot, the twists, the places and especially the amazing characters.

Honestly, I expected Barry Trotter and the Shameless Parody to be hilarious because well, it’s a parody. Book ratings by Goodreads. Peace And War Joe Haldeman.


This is not even remotely funny, it’s just stupid. K Rowling wrote, which is such a relief.

Barry Trotter

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Godfather is broke and also keeps on forgetting Barry’s name. Other books in this series.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Did you ever read Bored of the Rings? People who think the title is funny. Talent-wise, this book is up there, striking the right balance between parody and being its own thing–plus adept writing underneath it all.

Given that, in fact, shamdless three-star rating I’m giving this book speaks volumes to the parldy the author clearly has He has been staying in Hogwash Parodj for quite a long time, regardless of his age 22 years old because of his increasing popularity, which got the best of him I doubt there was any “good” in him to begin with. They travel to different places to find J.

Every single character is a cop-out, for Ans rarely rate a book before I finish it If you’re a fan of “Harry Potter,” and also “South Park,” “Beavis and Butthead,” stoner flicks, or especially …more Depends on what else they’re a fan of. But then comes news that Hollywood is planning a film of Rollin’s first book about Barry.


I wanted it to be funny so trootter because I love good parodies, but this was in no way funny. Each and every single detail mesmerised me and left me in awe. Quotes from Barry Trotter and Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Some of these “laughs” And the stories had more substance.

You can find a parody on YouTube that will give you more laughs in 1 minute than the hours it will take you to trudge through this crap.

I just feel I need to re-read to understand why I bought the next two I still don’t think the names were funny, they just sounded childish and ridiculous. Published June 25th by Fireside first published October 1st And that’s what kept me reading to the end and glad that I did. But it kept me entertained while I waited for my car to get fixed, so it was worth reading. A hysterical wink and paroyd parody of the Harry Potter series. I believe, it would rhe been a low blow to detoriate the original ths in any possible way.

But for me, it’s only three stars and I don’t plan to read any of the others because