Crooked Little Vein
The bestselling comic-book writer of "Authority and Transmetropolitan" brings his trippy and fast-paced style to the publishing world with his first detective novel. A burned-out private detective is enlisted by an army of presidential goons to retrieve the U.S. Constitution...the real one.... show more
The bestselling comic-book writer of "Authority and Transmetropolitan" brings his trippy and fast-paced style to the publishing world with his first detective novel. A burned-out private detective is enlisted by an army of presidential goons to retrieve the U.S. Constitution...the real one. Following in the steps of Neil Gaiman, "Crooked Little Vein" is packed with action, adventure, and a wild cast of characters that are sure to appease not only hardcore comic fans, but a whole new slew of mystery readers waiting for a surprisingly surreal treat that infuses the madness of the graphic-novel world.
Publish date: July 24th 2007
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
Mike McGill is a self-professed shit magnet and as an independent private investigator, he’s brought some bizzare work by some even stranger clientele. However, nothing holds a candle to the job he’s been hired for by the president’s heroin-addicted chief of staff. Tasked with tracking down a secre...
Short, sweet, and downright ridiculous at times. I've always been a sucker for detective stories, and I'm not easily offended by much. So this book ended up being right up my alley. There's more than enough weird to freak out most people, so tread lightly if you choose to add this to your list.
and shit and shitting and porn and godzilla and bukkake and godzilla bukkake and saline-injected testicles and shit and rats and dirt and grubby porn theatres and shit and tantric ostrich sex and date rape drugs and tantric ostrich sex via date rape drugs and shit and shitting and and and and andfor...
If you don't "get" Warren Ellis this probably isn't for you. It's different and weird, but it's cleverly written, fast paced and it's completely Ellis. It also might ruin Godzilla for you... But it's worth the risk.
Nasty, brutish, and short. It'll take you a day or two at most to read, assuming you don't get too grossed out by some of the (apparently very real) awful things that take place. Yeah, I gotta say, this is like [b:American Gods|4407|American Gods|Neil Gaiman|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1258417001...
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