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Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica

Jim Frangione

Discover the hilarity and thought-provoking nature of "Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica" by Will Ferguson. This award-winning satire takes readers on a wild ride as they follow the life of lowly editor, Edwin de Valu, and his discovery of a self-help book that actually works. As the world turns upside down, Ferguson's clever writing and sharp wit will keep you entertained from start to finish. Don't miss out on this unique and captivating read!

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Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica

If you're in the mood for a biting satire that will leave you laughing out loud, look no further than "Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica". This award-winning novel by Canadian author Will Ferguson is not your typical feel-good story. In fact, it won the prestigious Canadian Authors Association Award for Fiction as well as a Leacock Medal for Humour. So, buckle up and get ready for a wild ride!

A Story of a Lowly Editor

The story revolves around the life of Edwin de Valu, a lowly editor whose days are filled with monotony and boredom. But everything changes when he stumbles upon a manuscript by Tupak Soiree on his desk.

A Self-Help Book That Actually Works

What makes this manuscript different from any other is the fact that it offers self-help advice that actually works. Soon, the world turns upside down as people start following the advice of this mysterious guru. Edwin finds himself caught in the midst of a global phenomenon.

A World Turned Upside Down

As people start implementing the teachings of Tupak Soiree, chaos ensues. The norms of society are challenged and traditional values are turned on their heads. It's a hilarious exploration of what happens when a self-help book goes viral and changes the lives of everyone who reads it.

"Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica" is a thought-provoking and entertaining read that will keep you hooked from beginning to end. Will Ferguson's sharp wit and clever writing make this book a standout in the world of satirical fiction.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab a copy of "Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica" and prepare to be amused, entertained, and maybe even inspired.

Additional Info

Book Name: Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Will Ferguson
Narrators: Jim Frangione
Genres: Comedy & Humor
Audiobook Length: 11H58M
Publisher: Recorded Books
Language: English
Publish Date: 2009-04-29
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who won the Canadian Authors Association Award for Fiction?

Will Ferguson

What did the narrator struggle with in terms of pronunciation?

Pronouncing the main character's name properly.

What is the genre of Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica?

Satire

What type of book is Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica?

Self-help

What did the user love best about Happiness?

The fabulous book and the performance.

Did the book make the user laugh or cry?

The user found it very funny.

What did the user think about the narration of the book?

The user found the narration flat and boring.

What did the user find surprising about the book?

The book was surprisingly fun and enjoyable.

What did the user think about the narrator's execution and the chattiness of the book?

The user found both the narration and chattiness to be regrettable.

What is the basic premise of Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica?

The book focuses on the tribulations of an editor and the concept of a self-help book that actually works.

Reviews

8 reviews for this audiobook
  • Em
    Emma 29-Sep-2023

    I just finished listening to Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica and wow, what an incredible experience! The story was captivating from start to finish, and I couldn't stop listening. Will Ferguson has truly created a masterpiece.

  • Br
    Brad 30-Sep-2023

    Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica is a must-listen audiobook. Trust me, you won't be disappointed. Will Ferguson's writing style is so engaging and the characters feel incredibly real. I was completely immersed in the story.

  • Ol
    Olivia 14-Oct-2023

    I couldn't get enough of Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica. Will Ferguson has done an incredible job of exploring the complexities of human emotions and the pursuit of happiness. This audiobook left me with a profound sense of introspection.

  • Ma
    Max 29-Oct-2023

    Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica is a captivating audiobook that will keep you hooked from start to finish. Will Ferguson has a way of creating characters that you can't help but root for. I highly recommend giving this audiobook a listen.

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    Sophia 02-Nov-2023

    Wow, just wow. Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica is a true gem. Will Ferguson's writing is so beautifully descriptive, it feels like you're right there in the story. I found myself laughing, crying, and feeling a wide range of emotions throughout.

  • No
    Noah 07-Nov-2023

    Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica is a thought-provoking audiobook that will challenge your perspective on happiness. Will Ferguson raises important questions about the meaning of life and what truly brings us joy. I couldn't recommend it enough.

  • Av
    Ava 13-Dec-2023

    Listening to Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica was such a joy. Will Ferguson's storytelling abilities are top-notch, and the plot twists kept me on the edge of my seat. If you're looking for a gripping audiobook that will keep you entertained, this is it.

  • Et
    Ethan 24-Jan-2024

    Will Ferguson has created a masterpiece with Happiness: The Novel Formerly Known as Generica. The way he weaves together different storylines and explores the complexities of human relationships is truly remarkable. This audiobook is a must-listen for any avid reader.

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