The Da-Da-De-Da-Da Code [NOOK Book]

Overview

"Somewhere over the rainbow and just off the Yellow Brick Road stands Toy City, formerly known as Toy Town. And things are not going well for the city's inhabitants. There have been outbreaks of STC - Spontaneous Toy Combustion - and there are strange signs and portents in the Heavens. Preachers of Toy City's many religions are predicting that the End Times are approaching and that a Toy City Apocalypse will soon come to pass. But can this possibly be true, or is there a simple explanation - an alien invasion, for instance. With the body count
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The Da-Da-De-Da-Da Code

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Overview

"Somewhere over the rainbow and just off the Yellow Brick Road stands Toy City, formerly known as Toy Town. And things are not going well for the city's inhabitants. There have been outbreaks of STC - Spontaneous Toy Combustion - and there are strange signs and portents in the Heavens. Preachers of Toy City's many religions are predicting that the End Times are approaching and that a Toy City Apocalypse will soon come to pass. But can this possibly be true, or is there a simple explanation - an alien invasion, for instance. With the body count rising and the forces of law and order baffled, it is the time for a hero to step forward and attempt to save the day. Well, two heroes actually, Eddie Bear, Toy City Private Eye and his loyal sidekick, Jack: our courageous twosome are about to face their biggest challenge yet, to save not only toykind, but the world of mankind too. Which should keep them out of the pub for a while."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780575087101
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/2/2011
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 593,922
  • File size: 777 KB

Meet the Author

Robert Rankin is an unrepentant Luddite who writes his bestselling novels by hand in exercise books. He is the author of THE HOLLOW CHOCOLATE BUNNIES OF THE APOCALYPSE, THE WITCHS OF CHISWICK, THE BRENTFORD TRILOGY (5 books), THE ARMAGEDDON QUARTET (3 books) and many more.

www.thegoldensprout.com

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  • Posted May 14, 2010

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    Trying too hard to be "that guy"

    Normally, I love the British sense of humor, especially when it comes to satire; unfortunately, I just couldn't get into this one. The pacing was too chaotic, and the nonsense was on overload. It just felt like Rankin was trying waaaay too hard to be the bizarre one, and it came off as overkill. There were moments of hilarity, and small spaces where the satire was clean, but those moments were too few and far between.

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