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A Rollercoaster of Madness
on 30 August 2012
As other reviewers here I've read quite a bit of science fiction and fantasy, as well as authors like Douglas Adams, Robert Rankin and others of that ilk. Always looking for something new I picked this from the free books for my Kindle, and I now see it's selling at £1.95 at the time of writing this.
For free there was nothing to lose but even having said that I've had some really bad free books for the Kindle so wasn't expecting much. I was very much mistaken. This is one the best books I've read in a long while. It's well written with a complex plot and good characters. It's a fairly long book, which I like, and moves at a good pace with planty going on to keep you interested. Plenty of science (which doesn't bog the plot down if you can't follow it), humour, satire; it's got the lot. Mad as a box of frogs much of the time and something you might expect Mel Brooks to have filmed (Springtime for Hitler?) with amazon female wrestlers, mad Nazi Scientists, armed cows and a clone army. Got to be worth a go I'd say. Much of the Dirk Gently 'fundamental interconnectedness of everything' about it too, so you need to keep your wits about you to follow all of the little details and get the most from the story.
I believe this is the author's first novel, and I look forward to his next effort.