Death, the Devil, and the Goldfish
Praise for Death, the Devil, and the Goldfish:"Not only do the British vocabulary and setting reminded me of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the complex story and hilarious vignettes just scream Douglas Adams reincarnated." -James Wymore, AuthorOverview:From the Bahamas to Heathrow airport,... show more
Praise for Death, the Devil, and the Goldfish:"Not only do the British vocabulary and setting reminded me of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the complex story and hilarious vignettes just scream Douglas Adams reincarnated." -James Wymore, AuthorOverview:From the Bahamas to Heathrow airport, to the rain soaked streets of London the dead have ceased dying. This is inconvenient for a number of reasons but what's the real reason behind the chaos?In London we find Nigel Reinhardt, a disgraced, confused, and gifted London police constable who owns a prophetic goldfish. In Ireland the Angel of Death questions the value and position of his current employment. At Majestic Technologies Celina McMannis works diligently on a top secret project. At the South Pole there lives a very unhappy penguin.When the Devil hatches a nefarious plot to take over the world by possessing a cute little kitty and seizing a factory of robotic Christmas elves it's up to Nigel and his group of unlikely companions to save the world or die trying... or both.Fans of Death, the Devil, and the Goldfish should be sure to check out more titles from Curiosity Quills Press:For more excellent paranormal fiction with a Prattchet-esque twist of the gloriously absurd, search for Nina Post's Last Condo Board of the Apocalypse.Want more paranormal hilarity? Try One Ghost per Serving by Nina Post.
Publish date: December 5th 2012
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
This one was part of the Death Personified shelf-full of novels that I downloaded once upon a time. And I am so glad I did. It had flavors of Pratchett and Douglas Adams that made me laugh out loud. The goldfish had a surprisingly big part to play in the grand scheme of things. And the poor Devil wa...
This was silly. Refreshingly so. Death has an existential crisis and quits his job, leaving the world confused and populated with the undead. The devil asks God for some time off and goes on a holiday. Except, that the body he was supposed to use is currently not available and he ends up in anothe...
*Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book on Netgalley from the publisher in return for an honest review*AuthorAndrew Buckly was born in Manchester. As a child he wrote a story about a big blue dinosaur which got awarded by his elementary teacher with a gold star. In 1997 he moved to Canada w...
The devil has made a deal with God and gets to spend a week on earth. Unfortunately for the devil, the body he had arranged to inhabit is not available, so he is forced to inhabit the body of a cat. Things get worst for the world when the Angel of Death is then convinced by the prince of darkness ...