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Published 2012 by Martin Gibbs
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Richard
This is the bizarre and freakish tale of a space adventure gone horribly astray.

So writes the author, speaking of his own tale. And let me tell you, truer words were never written.

If there were a back-cover blurb, it might go something like this:

"Famous authors. Space travel. Time travel. Beautifullest space-females. Unlocateable weapons (sometimes). Hilarious monologues. Incidental fighting. Interplanetary conspiracies."

Does it have anything to do with Voltaire and/or his works? Well... hmmm..
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Apr 18, 2012 Disincentive/Feta rated it it was amazing
Sane people won't read it, insane people won't understand it.
I had to read Candide for my literature classes, then I got review request from Martin. I'm still not sure which book was better.

Voltaire's adventures before Candide are trully bizarre. Nothing there makes sense, but yet... Everything is connected. I stopped reading few times just to wonder - is it really so meaningless?
It's not. It takes your mind off the screaming hell that is reality, author said. And it's true.

It is harmful for s
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Martin Gibbs writes in several genres, from fiction to fantasy to bizarro. He enjoys cross-country skiing, biking, and burning béarnaise sauce. He has two very active boys who share his wild imagination, and a wonderful wife who supports all the craziness.

He lives in the tropical paradise of MN.
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