Eoin Colfer's supernatural punchlines

<p> A boy came home from school one day with a sofa on his head. His mother went mad. "What did I tell you about taking suites from strangers?"</p><p>Yes, it's another launch party for Eoin Colfer (this time for the paperback of The Supernaturalist, held at London's Soho House). Colfer has the distinction of winning a Herald Angel for best performance at the Edinburgh Festival, beating more obvious candidates such as musicians and actors, so he's never short of a joke on such occasions.</p><p>The audience listened particularly carefully this time, though, because the prize of an iPod was o...

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