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Vernon God Little

4 Ratings: 4.8
A book by DBC Pierre

The surprise winner of the 2003 Man Booker Prize, DBC Pierre's debut novel,Vernon God Little, makes few apologies in its darkly comedic portrait of Martirio, Texas, a town reeling in the aftermath of a horrific school shooting. Fifteen-year-old Vernon … see full wiki

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Author: DBC Pierre
Publisher: Mariner Books
3 reviews about Vernon God Little
review by . May 08, 2013
An animated novel that offers base insights to sleazy human actions.
Vernon God Little is a dissecting and vitriolic literary overview of the modern American culture and its media obsessed thirst for celebrity, looks, and fame (both good and bad). Though, to some extent the novel is minutely inflated, DBC Pierre, the pseudonym for Peter Finlay, it does indeed touch a nerve that internally says, "Finlay's not too far off the mark."      Vernon God Little takes place on school grounds, and when sixteen kids are murdered in a rage killing, …
Quick Tip by . September 30, 2010
honest, raw literature ... great insight to human interaction
review by . January 09, 2008
Vernon God Little is a dissecting and vitriolic literary overview of the modern American culture and its media obsessed thirst for celebrity, looks, and fame (both good and bad). Though, to some extent the novel is minutely inflated, DBC Pierre, the pseudonym for Peter Finlay, it does indeed touch a nerve that internally says, "Finlay's not too far off the mark."     Vernon God Little takes place on school grounds, and when sixteen kids are murdered in a rage killing, Vernon …
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