Paul Merton

Paul Merton

Date of birth: 17-01-1957
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Paul Merton to share his favourite funny stories

In a new anthology book out this autumn

Paul Merton has selected 100 of his favourite funny short stories for a new anthology to be published later this year.

The comic has also written an introduction to the collection, Funny Ha Ha. which includes contributions from authors from Anton Chekhov to Ali Smith and from P.G. Wodehouse to Nora Ephron.

Book coverMerton said: ‘I have enjoyed reading short stories since I was young. This book has given me the opportunity to revisit old favourites and discover plenty of new ones. I hope it will have you laughing out loud.’

It is being released by independent publishing house Head Of Zeus, which says the book, covers a range of comic styles, including surreal, slapstick, gross-out and sly wit.

The 800-page book is due to be published on November 19, priced £25 (or £7.99 on Kindle). Click here to order. 

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Published: 4 Apr 2019

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