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Vernon God Little: A 21st Century Comedy in the Presence of Death

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A book by D.B.C. Pierre

   I often wonder why quirky writing styles get such critical and literary acclaim. This novel is certainly quirky and at times darkly humorous. This satire of American culture uses a school shooting and the tidal wave of bad luck that befalls … see full wiki

Author: D.B.C. Pierre
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Canongate Books
Date Published: October 2003
2 reviews about Vernon God Little: A 21st Century Comedy...
review by . June 29, 2010
D.B.C Pierre's Vernon God Little kept me glued to the pages, that's for sure. The absurd twists, turns, and hi-jinks definitely make for an enthralling read; Pierre definitely knows how to keep a reader engaged and entertained. Pierre also does something pretty breath taking with language, I would definitely call him a word wizard, he's able to create phrases in the English language that I didn't quite think were possible. My favourite part of the novel was the climactic (literally) …
review by . July 02, 2010
   I often wonder why quirky writing styles get such critical and literary acclaim. This novel is certainly quirky and at times darkly humorous. This satire of American culture uses a school shooting and the tidal wave of bad luck that befalls the idiotic 15 going on 16 year-old Vernon Little who is falsely accused of the crime. Pierre pokes a lot of fun at the media, small town gossip mongers, the police, teenagers, and number of other convenient targets. The characters are intentionally …
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