Great satirical novel covering a lot of ground. Doesn't spare any of the usual sacred cows. Recommend for a fun easy readPublished 2 months ago by elsafark
I love Matt Ruff's other work. This one just didn't do it for me. Where I couldn't put his other books down (and couldn't wait to finish them to find out what happened), this one... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Angela L.M. Stopper
Tedious, often trite, and thoroughly derivative of "Illuminatus!". Just go read that instead; everything Ruff does in this novel Shea and Wilson did twenty years earlier and far,... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ivy
I liked this almost as much as Fool on the Hill. At first I thought there were just too many characters to keep track of (and care about) and, to some extent, this remained through... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Stanley Townsend
Fun to read, rambling contemporary concepts (a rapidly evolving white shark in the sewer system, vs Ayn Rand in a bottle) make this move along, except for a overdone philosophical... Read morePublished on February 24, 2013 by A. Schuh
couldn't put this book down. one of the best books i've read!!!! LOVE IT!Published on September 30, 2010 by stasiadub
Do not waste your time, or money on this.
Dear mr ruff. When writing "satire" you must be both funny and relevant. You achieve neither.
This book was very bad. It is not genius, clever, or even that interesting. The characters are not developed in any real way and the premise and plot situations are sophomoric and... Read morePublished on April 30, 2008 by Daniel H. Hewins
I originally wrote this "private" review in December 2002; however, I noticed some of the negative reviews and decided to re-post. Matt Ruff is just amazing. Read morePublished on January 18, 2008 by Middlebunny