The Five People You Meet in Hell: An Unauthorized Parody
In the meantime...why not go to Hell?
Every once in a while a little book comes along that sheds light on our desire for intimacy, our determination to grow spiritually, and our collective yearning to define the boundaries of the soul.
The Five People You Meet in Hell is not that little book.
A sensitive everyman, Edgy works a meaning-less job at a seaside tou...more
Bottom line: I didn't find it very funny. There weren't any points where I wanted to laugh out loud, although I don't know it would be more effective side-by-side with the original. Mostly, the text just seemed to be an excuse to take ...more
I can appreciate a parody, and the fact that I liked the book this one sends up, has nothing to do with how crap I found it to be. It reads as if every line is intended to be hilariously witty, but in the end it just reads like a bad stand-up comedian trying really h ...more