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30 Funniest Books Ever

Books take you to all sorts of places. Not literally of course. It's a metaphor.

However, rare is the book that provokes a fit of the giggles. Reading tends to be an insular activity; puncturing the silence that accompanies such an endeavour does not come easily.

So, when a book does trigger such an emotion then, dear reader, you have something very special indeed. In honour of those pieces of literature that stir the laughing gases, we present for your fair delectation the 30 funniest books known to our eyes.

You get to argue the case below… Just keep it clean, eh?!

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Thank you Guy Ritchie, thank you

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Uh-oh

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Hey! Remember this??

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