All Quiet on the Orient Express
Publish date: September 20th 1999
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Fantastic sense of something awful about to happen, an atmosphere of the protagonist somehow not fully connecting with anyone in an area strange to him, kept me reading this book. And, although nothing particularly bad happens, it is a book which I will always remember. It is quite unique and, I thi...
It's hard to compare Mills to anyone but himself - possibly Rick Moody? Very much a marmite author - I love Mills' twisted take on the world. Hapless hero finds himself handyman to the boss from a Daliesque version of Hell. Very, very funny in the way painful things sometimes are.