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5.0 out of 5 stars So, here's a funny story..., 19 Sep 2013
This review is from: Fortunately, the Milk . . . (Hardcover)
Yesterday, I was on my way home from work. I'd finished early, having only had a half-day shift on Wednesday, and decided to meet up with some of my younger friends who had just this week began University.

As I walked into the student area of town, I found myself passing by the bookshop and seen the book sitting there, all very shiny and glistening. "Oh," I said, "Neil's got a new book out. That was quick." Then I bought it.

When I got to the student pub, it was full of half-drunk students and, as the only employed adult in the pub, it took me a while to find my friends. When I did, they asked me what was in my bookshop bag. I showed them the book, and before long, I wound up reading it to them.

More and more students began to gather around and listen.

Before too long, I was reading the entire story aloud to about twenty semi-intoxicated freshers, who would cheer along to the volcano god Splod and laugh at the vunderful wumpires. And sang their own dinosaur songs.

It was a very weird lunch....

So yeah, not just a book for kids. A book for crazy students with too much time on their hands, too.
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Initial post: 19 Sep 2013 19:09:42 BDT
Neil Gaiman just tweeted about this. You win the internet. :)
https://twitter.com/neilhimself/status/380754079460655104

Posted on 19 Sep 2013 19:10:00 BDT
Quicksilver says:
Now that is a good review, and as Neil has just tweeted about it, I expect your helpful votes will go through the roof!

Posted on 23 Dec 2013 00:47:50 GMT
How you only have 60 helpful votes when you wrote such an entertaining review and Neil tweeted it beggars belief, but here, have another. I just bought it... It's a Neil
Gaiman kind of day on the kindle store!

Posted on 9 Jan 2014 21:50:53 GMT
Fantastic! :D
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