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Ben Elton, author of the number–one UK bestseller Dead Famous— which Publishers Weekly called “hilarious” and Kirkus Reviews hailed as “A delicious… fast and funny read”—is also well–known as a stand–up comedian, a scriptwriter for the British cult television series Blackadder, the playwright of three West End hits, and the author of six novels—all major UK best–sellers.
For light and entertaining reading Ben Elton is up there with the best. This book deals very effectively with the modern-day drug culture and poses a very interesting and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by John Pitcher
I loved this book! So well written. This book has got a bit of everything. This was recommended to me by a friend and I would definitely recommend it to everyone else!Published 10 months ago by Fiona
I found it a great read and so different to my previous Ben Elton read, Two Brothers. The characters were very real and the story branched off in different directions but this... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kerry Bromhead
One of the best books I've ever read. Elton combines biting satire with thoughtful ruminations on drug policy. Read morePublished 15 months ago by LibChic
High Societyis one of Ben Elton's best novels. It's funny, it's well written and addresses a serious issue. Read morePublished 21 months ago by MaskedMarauder
I always like Ben Elton's writing style and comedic take on quite serious matters. I am the polar opposite to him in political views but still can appreciate his viewpoints and... Read morePublished on April 2, 2012 by Saucier
This book-length diatribe can be condensed in a single sentence: "The War on Drugs serves only to maintain price supports for narcotics and profits for gangsters and bent... Read morePublished on February 17, 2009 by Phillip I. Good
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and thus far, this is the only good Ben Elton book that I have read.
The two other books I tried to read by Elton I never finished because... Read more