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It's like a meme come true... Professor Niels Belanger is having the week from hell. The chair of his department has quit. The cute waitress at Cafe du Monde won't speak to him. And now one of his students is trying to kill him. Belanger has stumbled into the deadly fantasy world of Nicholas Young, a partying frat boy whose unhealthy obsession with acting out urban legends ...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published June 18th 2015 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Emily Auger
Jun 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: tarot-fiction
Enjoyed this one from start to finish. It's like every book you've ever read and like no book you've ever read. You can decide if the movies (and monkeys) are worth mentioning after you've read it. :-)
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Jul 03, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A thoroughly enjoyable romp through the byways of what some might like to think possible.
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Oct 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Fun fact: All writers are crazy, to some degree. There is a reason for it -- actually making it through a novel almost requires it. If you love to read, then you're continually benefiting from other people's craziness. And by this standard you would think Mr. Kaczynski is quite insane (I did at first), but in a delightful, Slapstick 0 to 80 Mph sort of way. For someone born and breed from the city of New Orleans, this book gives some of the best descriptions of the city and it's likes' and disli ...more
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A funny story in which various urban legends start to come true.
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Richard Kaczynski is an American writer, musician, research scientist, and lecturer in the fields of social psychology, metaphysical beliefs and new religious movements. He is known for his biography Perdurabo: The Life of Aleister Crowley (North Atlantic Books, 2010), acclaimed by the Times Literary Supplement as "the major biography to date" of the Edwardian enfant terrible, and regarded by the ...more