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This book is a short, over-hyped collection of short stories. Smutty, without redeeming features, hard to understand why anyone would find this "funny" as some reviewers state. I hate to abandon books half way, so I read the second half out of curiosity, to see if it would get any better, but it didn't. Comparisons to Pynchon or similar authors really don't stand up.
What a silly book. I got it 'cos I thought it was written by the actor George Sanders, whose biography I'd read I'd found brilliant and funny. This is just daft. A couple of thought provoking moments at the end of a couple of the stories, but not enough for me to bother finishing. It'll be going in the bag for my next charity shop run.
It was hard to rate this book because I definitely got his message but I really hated the delivery. In this case the messenger made me think...sent the message...but I won't read Saunders again. Having said that, I've read his commencement addresses and smaller articles and I agree with him, but I can't give him more than one star because I believe society won't get the message delivered in this style
Very poorly written book. Read the first story. A child could write better. I never finished even the first story, relegating this to my special kindle folder, entitiled; Not worth reading. A total waste of money. I will stick to the bestseller lists in the future. Mike G.