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Space Captain Smith by Toby Frost
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Jan 01, 15

did not like it
bookshelves: 2014, kindle-baby, space-shenanigans, bollocks, comedy, 2014s-least-enjoyed
Read from June 05 to 13, 2014, read count: 1

I ought to have loved Space Captain Smith, a silly space romp starring a moustachioed hero heading a crew consisting of a skull-coveting alien and a renegade sex toy, and facing off a race of evil space ants to protect a wispy new age lady who dresses like she’s from Totnes.

It’s possible that I’m still holding a grudge against books that aren’t Eleanor and Park , or I may have simply had a sense of humour failure. Either way, this pun-tastic comedy fell flat for me with most of the jokes barely managing to raise a smile, let alone a laugh, and the nods to other works like Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and A Clockwork Orange just made me remember how much better those books were.

**Also posted at Randomly Reading and Ranting**
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message 1: by Judy (new)

Judy I love Space captain smith.

message 2: by Lisa (new) - rated it 1 star

Lisa Seems like I might be the only person who doesn't!

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