Help! A Bear Is Eating Me!by Mykle Hansen
"Mykle Hansen's book is the Scarlet Letter, the
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Trapped in a remote Alaskan forest, pinned under his own SUV, gnawed upon by nature's finest predators, Marv Pushkin -- Corporate Warrior, Positive Thinker, Esquire subscriber -- waits impatiently for an ambulance and explains in detail the many reasons why this unfolding tragedy is everyone's fault but his own.
"Mykle Hansen's book is the Scarlet Letter, the Age of Innocence, the Wuthering Heights of books narrated by a guy being eaten by a bear -- The Last of the Motherfuckin' Mohican's of ursine mastication. Just sayin'." -CHRISTOPHER MOORE, author of Fool and A Dirty Job
"Brilliant, poignant, and utterly hilarious." -CARLTON MELLICK III, author of Satan Burger
"A satirical swan song for the secret reptile desires in every American heart...face-melting fun from first to last." -JEREMY ROBERT JOHNSON, author of Angel Dust Apocalypse and Extinction Journals
"A unique and memorable work of absurd humor." -LITERARY STRANGE DIGEST
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Meet the Author
Famous Author Mykle Hansen is colorless, odorless and tasteless. He is the author of the short-story collection EYEHEART EVERYTHING, the tragicomic novel HELP! A BEAR IS EATING ME! and the novella collection RAMPAGING F*CKERS OF EVERYTHING ON THE CRAZY SHITTING PLANET OF THE VOMIT ATMOSPHERE. His latest novel, THE CANNIBAL'S GUIDE TO ETHICAL LIVING, makes rich people nervous.
Mykle Hansen is a noted exponent of the "Bizarro" movement in literature, film and personal hygiene. He is also a musician, carpenter, computer programmer, sculptor, tap dancer, bicyclist, martial artist, ordained minister and firm block of lightly deep-fried tofu.
Mr. Hansen resides with his family and friends within a magic bubble called Portland, Oregon -- a place where everybody drinks coffee and rides bicycles and hugs trees, and nothing bad ever happens.
http://mykle.com is a website you should only visit if you like kittens.
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A quick and easy read. Written in the first person, the narrator reveals himself to have an interesting outlook in his life. Other characters are revealed through his selfish lens to make a unique reading experience.
(Maybe 2.5 stars) I don't really know what to say about this book. I didn't not like it, but I don't think I liked it either. It was categorized as a Tragic Comedy. I didn't really find it funny, other than one part where Marv was casting people to play the movie roles of the people in his life. I didn't think that anything that happened to Marv was tragic either. I do believe that the only reason I even finished the book was to find out if the bear finally ate Marv. It's not spoiling the ending for those who want to read it, but I was pleasantly surprised with the last chapter.
Sorry, but what book was the editorial comments referring to? I expected this hilarious,witty book. Instead I got a ho-hum,"when is this gonna end" story. Sorry, did not live up to the hype.