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Ben Elton
Birth date: May 03, 1959
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Dystopia, Humor
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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 2 years ago
I'm not sure how to classify "Identity Crisis". It feels like a satire except that it's unflinchingly honest and that kind of honesty makes me wince rather than smile. It's not a polemic as it's not selling a solution, just displaying a problem by flaying the surface of it and exposing the bloody me...
SirSurly's Books
SirSurly's Books rated it 2 years ago
Ben Elton, one of the planet's greatest comedy writers, is normally a safe bet for an amusing read whilst pushing the boundaries. These boundaries change with each novel, but something didn't work for me this time. Ben, what changed? Is it you, is it me, or is this just part of your evolution? W...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 5 years ago
The first chapter of this starts in 1914, where Hugh Stanton stops a woman from being killed by some reckless driving British Military types of the period, then the story moves to 2024 where we meet Hugh Stantonn again, only he's younger then, by a few months and we move into a rollercoaster ride of...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 5 years ago
The first chapter of this starts in 1914, where Hugh Stanton stops a woman from being killed by some reckless driving British Military types of the period, then the story moves to 2024 where we meet Hugh Stantonn again, only he's younger then, by a few months and we move into a rollercoaster ride of...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 5 years ago
I bought "Time And Time Again" because Ben Elton wrote it and because the cover art (unlike the title) is original and intriguing. What I got was initially a lot of fun but finally became something brutal, depressing, and horribly plausible. I was so surprised that, as I finished the book, I fou...
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