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Keisalo, M. (2023). Book review: Marta Dynel (2018). Irony, Deception and Humour: Seeking the Truth about Overt and Covert Untruthfulness. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Mouton. The European Journal of Humour Research, 10(4), 229–232. Retrieved from


Book review



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