Warped

The Meantime Stories (No. 3)

Fiction - Humor/Comedy
24 Pages
Reviewed on 02/01/2018
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Author Biography

Svingen & Pedersen is a Norwegian comedy duo, writing stories for a funnier world. According to readers (and themselves) their style of humor is “absurd, abrupt, dark, comically barbaric, and outrageously laugh-out-loud silly”.

Whether captivating audiences with their live performances or starring in and directing their own TV-show on national television, their trademark wit and zany take on reality have kicked people in the teeth. Now they have poured all their creative forces into The Meantime Stories, a humorous short read series embraced by both critics and readers.

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    Book Review

Reviewed by Lesley Jones for Readers' Favorite

Warped by Svingen and Pedersen is a short, zany story set on board a spaceship called Agatha X, which is stuck in a wormhole inside a wormhole. Trouble is afoot and Captain Lisa Henderson must take whatever action is needed to get herself, the crew and passengers back home safely. Time is running out and the Agatha X is headed for annihilation with everyone on board. Suspense builds as the crew try to fathom out what the strange series of events means, and solve the mystery before it is too late. With moments to spare, Lisa and her crew discover that the solution may rely on the consumption of a cinnamon roll. Captain Lisa is not convinced it will work, but her crew and passengers are depending on her.

Warped is one of three books in The Meantime Stories series by Svingen and Pedersen. I read the whole short story open mouthed. It has to be the funniest, wackiest tale I have read in a long time. The whole situation on board the Agatha X is side-splittingly funny. The plot was brilliantly written and so unique, and I loved the ways the characters tried to work out how to get back home safely. I laughed out loud throughout. I felt as if I had been transported onto the ship and was pleading with Lisa to eat the cinnamon roll quickly before everyone was doomed. Although it is a very funny story, the authors cleverly wove suspense into the humour. If you like the zany comedy of Airplane, then this is a must-read. Absolutely brilliant.