Comic novel

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A comic novel is a work of fiction in which the writer seeks to amuse the reader: sometimes with subtlety and as part of a carefully woven narrative, sometimes above all other considerations.

One of the most notable British comic novelists is P.G. Wodehouse. Other, more contemporary authors of this ilk include Martin Amis, Terry Pratchett, Douglas Adams, and Ben Elton.

Notable American comic novelists include Robert Clark Young, Hunter S. Thompson, and Terry Southern.Template:Lit-stub

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