Monday, March 27, 2006

Another positive review for "The Unsolvable Deathtrap"

Check out the latest review at Whispers of Wickedness.

My second favourite is The Unsolvable Deathtrap by Jack Mangan, a writer relatively unknown to many though if this story is a benchmark for his talent then he should go far. Describing the mundane and routine life of a taxi driver that is turned literally upside down, Mangan's prose is uncluttered and pared down to the bone, which makes for a thrilling story, spoilt only by the fact that the protagonist knows who Clint Eastwood is - the technology within seems to suggest a faraway future, yet the Man with No Name is still ever-present?

--(His favorite was Sundowner Sheila by F. Gwynplaine McIntyre)

4 Comments:

Anonymous Mark Forman said...

This is so exciting-one of these days I'll be able to tell people you knew me.Congrats on review.

3/27/2006 4:30 PM  
Anonymous Jack H (not the Duel of the Fates Guy) said...

Congrats. So how is the podcast coming? Just kidding. Now are you going to podcast it?

3/27/2006 7:57 PM  
Blogger JRMurdock said...

Very cool review, Jack! Truly awesome.

and to think, we're all here so you can thank us. :)

3/27/2006 8:08 PM  
Blogger JackMangan said...

And I do thank you guys!

3/27/2006 9:32 PM  

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