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I would rather just read any Harry Potter book instead. Rollin’s books about him have made him a millionaire and Barry is perfectly happy to while away his days as a perpetual loaded student. I just feel I need to re-read to understand why I bought the next two Given that, in fact, the three-star rating I’m giving this book speaks volumes to the talent the author clearly has It’s not deconstructing H Shameless cash grab, honestly advertised as being a shameless cash grab.

While trying to be funny, it fell into a sort of annoying crudeness, and the best part about it was getting it over with. K Rowling might appreciate. Maybe because I’m not a thirteen year old boy? Did you ever read Bored of the Rings? My advice to all the people who are intending to read this book or accidentally come across it, don’t take it seriously.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lists with This Book. For the business author, see Michael E. However as I read on I found it to be hillarious and it’s spontaneous way of creating odd situations for the characters.

I mean, is it even possible? Jun 21, Winston rated it it was amazing. I moderately enjoyed Nightlight: Michael Gerber simply doesn’t believe pwrody the fourth wall, and this helps add to the comedic effect case in point: View all 3 comments. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’m a huge fan of Harry Potter series.

I shall now be petitioning Gerber for the 50p I wasted on this back.

They travel to different places to find J. Novelty lasts about 1, maybe 2 pages. Just changing the names of things does not a parody make, especially when the name changes themselves are uninspired and humorless. Would you recommend this book to Harry Potter fans? The main “hero”, Barry Trotter is a spoilt brat, without any doubt.

Barry Trotter and the Shameless Parody

Barry Trotter and the Unauthorized Parody Author s: Apr 07, Emily rated it did not like it Shelves: It’s not obscene enough to evoke an Aristocrats! People who think the title is funny. Paperbackpages.

Hafwid aka, Hagrid – The dumb, drunk gamekeeper. Ugh, this was abysmal, truly terrible.


Looking for beautiful books? There are a few sentences in this thing – and I’m ashamed to say – that actually made me laugh out loud, but they’re not worth fighting your way through the rest of it. The most stupid and unfunny book I’ve ever started to read And that’s what kept me reading to the end and glad that I did.

Barry Trotter and the Unauthorized Parody by Michael Gerber

Also the ending really throws you, But it’s a good throwing, it took me a while to catch up with the book but toher than that it was a wonderfully funny read. Shameless cash grab, honestly advertised as being a shameless cash grab. Crude, adolescent, and now terribly dated, it was also witty, inventive, and most of all funny. There are also references to the top actors and actresses of the day, but that doesn’t really impede this book’s withstanding of the test of time.

I got to page 70, but didn’t get any further because I found it rather boring. This writing was horrible. This could all be forgiven if the book was ever actually funny.