Don't ​Read This Book If You're Stupid 3 csillagozás

Tibor Fischer: Don't Read This Book If You're Stupid Tibor Fischer: Don't Read This Book If You're Stupid

If ​there is one thing Tibor Fischer can do like no one else, it's to pen snappy, devastating titles. Once you've got past the provocative posturing of this collection's title page, then you are faced with seven brilliantly dubbed pieces--try „We Ate The Chef”, „Portrait of the Artist as a Foaming Deathmonger” and „I Like Being Killed” for size.

As all that might suggest, Fischer--known for his Booker-shortlisted Under The Frog and more recently The Thought Gangand The Collector Collector--is a clever writer, a wordsmith of tremendous dexterity, whose fluent prose surges forward with an irrepressible energy, usually pushing him to the furthest edges of a very dark humour and occasionally to a jarring callousness.

The opening novella „We Ate The Chef”, for example, starts innocuously enough in Cambridge Circus, but somehow spirals into a Côte d'Azur thriller, climaxing in a particularly ungracious (but utterly appropriate) orgasm. In „Then They Say You're Drunk”,… (tovább)

Megjelent I Like Being Killed címmel is.

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2000

Vintage, London, 2001
248 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780099283126
Picador, London, 2001
272 oldal · ISBN: 9780312278526

Várólistára tette 2

Kívánságlistára tette 2

Hasonló könyvek címkék alapján

Terry Pratchett: A Blink of the Screen
Neil Gaiman: The Sleeper and The Spindle
Neil Gaiman: A Calendar of Tales
Neil Gaiman: Snow, Glass, Apples
Jojo Moyes: Paris for One & Other Stories
Nick Hornby: Otherwise Pandemonium
George Mann: Dark Legends
Daphne du Maurier: Don't Look Now and Other Stories
J. R. R. Tolkien: Tales from the Perilous Realm
Agatha Christie: Miss Marple's Final Cases