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10 best comic works in literature

A list of the top 10 comic works – books you don't want to miss. 

9. "Blithe Spirit," by Noël Coward

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Written during the Second World War, this lively and clever farce about death filled London's theaters. The story begins when a writer decides to hold a séance in order to do research for a novel he is writing about a villainous sham psychic. Nothing could have prepared him for who appears – none other than his first wife, who has been dead for six years and is none too pleased that he now has a second wife.  

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