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The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Maarten Troost
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Jun 06, 08

bookshelves: humor

This is a great read filled with hilarity, chaos, and well-played imagery. I particularly enjoyed the section dealing with the Poet Laureate. There are some parts that are a bit sad and disturbing, but overall, this is high quality entertainment. I recommend listening to this book (featuring Simon Vance as the narrator) over reading it. I attempted to read Troost's follow-up, _Getting Stoned with Savages_, but was extremely disappointed. There are some parts (though very few) in _Cannibals_ which have a tendency to lag, circulate, a press down like neverending South Pacific heat. In _Getting Stoned_, this tendency lends itself to the complete structure. Hopefully Troost will make a righteous comeback with _Lost on Planet China_, which is scheduled for release in July 2008. One can only hope.
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