The Resource Breakfast at cannibal joe's, Jay Spencer Green, (ebook)

Breakfast at cannibal joe's, Jay Spencer Green, (ebook)

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Breakfast at cannibal joe's
Title
Breakfast at cannibal joe's
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Jay Spencer Green
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Language
eng
Summary
A dystopian comedy with a difference. "Makes the Hunger Games look like Hungry Hippos. Makes 50 Shades of Grey look like Polyanna." The Bloomfield Review says, "Like an obnoxious spy-comedy seen through the eyes of a filthy drunk ... The language can be absurdly, almost heroically obscene." The TBR Pile says, "Bonkers. Weird. Surreal. Satirical. Politically incorrect. Clever. Absurd. Witty. Disgusting." It's debauched, depraved, delirious, delightful. Winner of the 2015 Lord of the Book Covers award.Joe Chambers is a CIA operative working in Dublin. Assigned to an agency-fronted publishing house, his problems include, but are not limited to, errant MI6 agents, insane profit-making schemes, a Francoist dwarf, and a tapeworm named Steve. He is an utterly reprehensible character, fond of submerging his head in a sink-full of whiskey and fantasising about brutally murdering irritating teenagers. He is, in other words, the perfect guide to this bizarre and repulsive journey into Dublin's gutters.Jay Spencer Green presents a twisted and exaggerated, but wholly recognisable vision of Dublin. A place of suicide bombings, mass canine culling in the Phoenix Park, "cheap Moore Street socks (35 euros for 6 pairs)", online divorce, and enough red tape and bureaucracy to drive a man to murder. A place where "cat's cheese salad" and a dubious pork/human hybrid meat share the menu. It is a Dublin of no redemption. The whole book is a dig at a country that lost the run of itself in the good times, and just lost itself in the bad.A raucous mix of double crosses, brothels, triple crosses, and cocktail recipes, Breakfast at Cannibal Joe's is a dark, twisted, and picaresque tale that fans of Kurt Vonnegut, Hunter S. Thompson, and Joseph Heller will love
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Green, Jay Spencer
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fiction
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Satire
Target audience
adult
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Breakfast at cannibal joe's, Jay Spencer Green, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781783018338
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11571536
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remote
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11571536
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MWT11571536
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Breakfast at cannibal joe's, Jay Spencer Green, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781783018338
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11571536
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11571536
System control number
MWT11571536
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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