The News Clown
While Garcia’s ...more
This book was a hit from the moment it arrived - my BF looked at the shipping return address (Czech) and then the book cover before proclaiming that he was thrilled with my new interst in Czech porn. Little did he know, he was right on the money. I by no means intend to say this is a pornograhic novel, because it isn't, but it is shocking, sensationalistic, funny, satirical and twisted in a way that makes me think my mom would react to it in the say way she would to porn - with ...more
I received The News Clown in a Goodreads giveaway and was presently surprised. I didn't hold much hope in being interested in this one from the reviews, but Thor Garcia grabbed my attention and didn't let go. His writing style is different, to say the least.
The story follows Thor as he lives his life as a reporter, getting drunk and high, and trying to keeps his love life alive. Meanwhile the president, Wolfgang G. Mnung, is taking target practice on the White House lawn, and leading a war agai...more
I really thought I would enjoy this from the blurbs and reviews. It wasn't a bad book but I just did not enjoy it. Honestly I was bored. I did not really have any connection or interest in the characters. Nothing in the book hooked me into the story. Just my personal opinion. There seem to be a lot of people who really liked this.