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Max: It Should Only Be

3.25  ·  Rating details ·  12 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Max is a 40-something neurosurgeon with a secret he has discovered a way to induce suicide in laboratory rats. And now he's going to track down the band of Nazis who killed his father and make them the first human subjects of his new technique. That is, if he is able to navigate his Compulsive Bibliophilia Disorder, which is tearing down his New York City apartment from ...more
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Published August 15th 2017 by Repeater
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Zoe Hall
Sep 19, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3-stars, first-reads
I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway so thank you to the publishers for sending me a copy of this book.

I started off enjoying this book. It's cleverly written with an interesting plot... however, three quarters of the way through and I was fighting to keep turning the pages.

A quirky read. It just didn't keep my interest towards the end sadly.

2.5 stars.
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Very funny. Cute. Only ok though. I thought the whole thing was anticlimactic. Sad that he did it to himself. I was disappointed that there wasn't more to it. Reminded me a bit of Portnoy's Complaint, but not as entertaining.
Laura Newsholme
Aug 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
What a deliciously wicked little book. It tells the story of Max, a brain surgeon who has discovered how to induce suicide in others. Firstly, this is a great premise. The book asks a lot of questions of the reader. Should we like Max? Should we condemn or condone his mission to hit Nazis with his device? What would we do if we had this power? The narrative doesn't answer these questions, but it is important to think about them through the novel. What I really enjoyed here, was the black humour ...more
Steven Pilling
Oct 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is interesting , revenge thriller with a moral tone . The question of at what point does revenge make you as bad as the others is well considered . The plot works well the characterisation is okay some very very balsa wood characters but the plot and the message carries you through it
Tony
Aug 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
A little gem of a book. Likeable character with an intriguing quirky story to tell. Written with a nice sense of humour.
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