The Butt: An Exit Strategy
Publish date: April 7th 2008
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Social satire should be funny and incisive, making us take a long, hard look at ourselves and the society we live in, while giving us a good laugh in the process. Unfortunately, The Butt, by Will Self, does none of these things. Tom Brodzinski, presumably an American--although his country of orig...
he enjoyed writing this more than I enjoyed reading it.. bit indulgent
This is without a doubt the weirdest story I have ever read. I’m not saying I didn’t like it though, but damn… So weird..And I’ve read some weird shit. Anyway.. This is a story about Tom, who is on vacation in a made-up country (which I’m pretty sure is Australia with a Belgian accent…. o_O) with hi...
I was instantly captivated by the premise of this book - that a seemingly inconsequential incident could set into motion a bizarrely life-changing sequence of events. Ultimately I found that The Butt dragged on too long without having the substance to contain it. [ full review ]