The Weirdness

The Weirdness

A Novel

Book - 2014
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"What do you do when you wake up hung over and late for work only to find a stranger on your couch? And what if that stranger turns out to be an Adversarial Manifestation who has already brewed you a fresh cup of fair-trade coffee? If you're Billy Ridgeway, you take the coffee. Lucifer explains that Billy must retrieve the Neko of Infinite Equilibrium, a cat-shaped statue with magical powers, before the most powerful warlock in the eastern United States can use it to burn the world to a cinder. In exchange, Billy's novel will be published for a five-figure advance"
Publisher: Brooklyn : Melville House, [2014]
ISBN: 9781612193151
Branch Call Number: FICTION BUSHNELL 2014
Characteristics: 277 pages ; 20 cm


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Why did I enjoy this so much? Well, I needed a good laugh and this made me guffaw in public, which I think is a good thing. I'm not sure if it was because the humor matched my own or because the main character was so relate-able. Whatever it was, it made morning commutes on public transit magic... Read More »

With a menacing beckoning cat on the cover, how could you go wrong?

If the menacing look on the beckoning cat doesn't hook you, the main character we can all relate to and love will.

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Oct 03, 2017

If the devil approaches you with an offer - in a PowerPoint presentation no less - would you run or make a deal? Failing writer and only slightly more successful sandwich shop employee Billy Ridgeway finds himself in exactly that situation in this funny and imaginative novel.

Cynthia_N Apr 10, 2017

If you make a deal with the devil does he get to keep your soul? Enjoyable story and weird one for sure! Shouldn't be a surprise based on the title!

Oct 29, 2014

This is one of the funniest books I have read in a while. Reminiscent of the Terry Fallis novels (Best Laid Plans....) but a little cruder.


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