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Glamour Job: A Fairy-Tale for Grown-ups

3 Ratings: 2.7
A book by Doug Farrell

"Doug Farrell has penned a sly social commentary on the complexities of personal identity. There are lurid and even unsettling moments, but Farrell's experience as an improv comedian keeps things moving with a smile." --Fantasy 100    "Hi … see full wiki

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Author: Doug Farrell
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing
3 reviews about Glamour Job: A Fairy-Tale for Grown-ups
review by . February 01, 2008
Did you ever start reading a book, and almost from the beginning knew that you weren't going to like it? That's what happened to me when I began this novel. To me, the plot just didn't work on so many levels that I had a hard time following it, or even staying awake at times. I'm a fairly forgiving reviewer, but this one just couldn't cut it, in my estimation. I won't even begin to annoy you with the "plot" of this work. This book may be enjoyed very much by a lot of folks, but one of those folks …
review by . January 27, 2008
My wife kept looking at the cover of this book and asking me *what* was I reading... :) Glamour Job: A Fairy-Tale for Grown-ups by Doug Farrell is a quirky, off-beat story that quickly grabbed my attention and became an enjoyable way to unwind for three or four days. I don't think I've read something quite like this before...    Laurie Morgan is a model in Chicago, and her life is at a bit of a standstill. She's divorcing her husband and trying to find a more exciting life for …
review by . December 30, 2007
As the title suggests, this is a fairy tale. It contains goblins, half-breeds between goblins and humans and humans that are goblins disguised by being covered in artificial skin that makes them look like humans. The plot has many twists and turns, it involves everything from a buxom exotic dancer to vats of excrement, battles between humans, dragons, goblins that morph, manipulation of female self-images and pheromones that render the lead female character irresistible to human males.   …
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