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"Third time's a charm." May 01, 2013 12:28PM

 
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The style that this book is written in, I can only describe as smirking, smug, self-satisfaction. Let's write an unlikable protagonist! Let's torture him! Let's make fun of a self-righteous blowhard. Won't it be grand?!? To which my answer is... mayb ...more
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"Never start a book with Chapter 1: Jury Service. It made me instinctively want to find a way to get out of reading it. As it turned out, the rest of the Crapture of the Nerds was a huge shitshow, a massive ripoff of Hitchhiker's G2theG, and a tedi..." Read more of this review »
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