Blonde Bombshell ebook
by Tom Holt
After consultation with my local librarian (yay for libraries!), I tried reading Blonde Bombshell, by Tom Holt, to see if the book would fit those high standards. Much to my (pleasant) surprise, this book really succeeded.
Only 7 left in stock (more on the way). After consultation with my local librarian (yay for libraries!), I tried reading Blonde Bombshell, by Tom Holt, to see if the book would fit those high standards. The humor is there, the quirky sensibility, the wry vision of alien tech, and a few twists and turns.
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Blonde Bombshell is a 2010 comedy novel written by Tom Holt about a race of dogs on another planet that decide to destroy Earth because humans were playing their music too loud. Philip Cu-Unjieng of The Philippine Star states that with this novel, the writer "reinforces his status as one of the more off-beat, entertaining, comedic writers around. The Independent says it is "A fun, undemanding read which will put you in touch with your inner adolescent.
the girl hissed through her teeth. I don’t like it. Ignore them, her brother said firmly
the girl hissed through her teeth. Ignore them, her brother said firmly hey’re noticing. Some of them laughed. One or two tried to engage them in conversation, but they walked away quickly. Don’t ask me, her brother replied. Just don’t encourage them, that’s all. Encourage them- Her brother shrugged. Just put up with it, OK? They walked past a group of young men sitting on a low wall. For some reason, they all.
Booklist'BLONDE BOMBSHELL is a clever, funny, tirelessly inventive, apocalyptic leg-hump of a book. Tom Holt may be the most imaginative satirist to land on our shores since Douglas Adams' - Christopher MooreA heart-warming tale of Armageddon from one of the funniest, most original voices in comic fiction today. The third planet out from the star was blue, with green splodges.
Blonde Bombshell book. picking up a Tom Holt book is like slipping into a warm bath: it's extremely comfortable, and you know just what to expect (at least, you do if you're slipping into your own warm bath-and if you're in the habit of slipping into strangers' baths, you should probably reconsider your life choices, you know). I've read quite a few of Holt's books It begins with Tom Holt's trademarked absurdity: a dog and his man, playing fetch in a park.
Blonde Bombshell is one of the cleverest of Holt�s books. A comedy of intergalactic proportions’ is what we are promised, and Tom Holt certainly delivers with another offbeat rollercoaster of a novel, which brings in everything from self aware bombs to alien dog snatchings, via genius drunks and the unintentional reincarnation of Luke Skywalker.
Blonde Bombshell, Holt's first foray into comic science fiction, is a mixed but enjoyable bag. The alien dog viewpoint sets up some sharply observed swipes at human behaviour, but by the end of the novel it's a joke that has been laboured too far. Similarly, it's nearly always funnier to be . . Similarly, it's nearly always funnier to be a drunk than to read about one, at length.
As you'd expect from Holt, Blonde Bombshell is rife with puns, complicated setups for ridiculous gags, and a riveting story that is completely implausible. BLONDE BOMBSHELL is a clever, funny, tirelessly inventive, apocalyptic leg-hump of a book. Tom Holt may be the most imaginative satirist to land on our shores since Douglas Adams' - Christopher Moore.
Blonde Bombshell: Tom Holt. And it has rarely been done to such effect as in Tom Holt’s Blonde Bombshell
Blonde Bombshell: Tom Holt. IF THERE is one area of literature in which British writers undoubtedly lead the world it is comic fantasy. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 00:00, Fri, May 14, 2010. 0. Blonde Bombshell: Tom Holt. And it has rarely been done to such effect as in Tom Holt’s Blonde Bombshell. The book starts on a distant planet with a dog taking a man for a walk and throwing sticks for him to chase. Meanwhile, back on Earth, trillions of pounds have gone missing from locked and impenetrable bank vaults, which may have some connection with events on the planet Ostar, hundreds of light years away.