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Pretty weak,this one,
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This review is from: The Da-Da-De-Da-Da Code (GOLLANCZ S.F.) (Hardcover)
Rankin, of course, falls outside criticism: He's one of those writers you like, or you don't. Having said that, this novel illustrates his weaknesses - his protagonists lack depth, his plots don't so much progress as just pile up: You forgive him this for the high laughs-per-page rate. On this basis, this one fails for me, i.e. by not being very funny: As Rankin's work has no other percievable qualities, that's an issue. Couldn't be bothered to finish it, to be honest. The free CD would be funny if you were very stoned, very nerdy and very 17 years old, all at once.