8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
An extremely funny,laugh out loud and roll on the floor,book,
By A Customer
This review is from: Blott on the Landscape (Paperback)
This book is one of the funniest books I have ever read. It introduces a series of characters, from self-serving politicians to their innocent victims (his wife, in one case) and people who work for them, especially Blott.
An MP who married money and land wants an excuse to sell it for redevelopment. His constituents do not want it redeveloped, and neither does his wife, so he must appear to be against development while conniving to ensure that the government will proceed. His wife, and a longtime servant (who went there as a World War 2 POW) contrive ever more outrageous defences, ending in a military assault with heavy
I have never found an American author as funny as this, and hope someone will recommend one to me.