To begin writing reviews of books, one should start somewhere and hope things get better. So I think if I begin with "HELL", things can only go up from there.
While it is not necessary to have read 20th Century ) Americana and satire to enjoy this detailed, funny, yet scary look at what may constitute hell.", be familiar with "Faust", it may be incumbent for the reader to have a knowledge of recent (
Have you seen the movie " Network"? Are you a journalist, novelist, history major, avid reader of novels, husband, wife, lover,
hunter, politician.........then you are a part of this book. I found myself---I am the old person who is forced to learn technology as my never-ending punishment for all eternity while the technology continues to grow faster than I can learn.
The narrative is clear and fluent, descriptions are vivid, believable, and often not just entertaining but outright funny! Reading this right now during this time before the elections, I found it especially interesting.
I will try not to make everything I read a " Highly Recommended" selection......A lot are not, but this is my first in many ways.
Remember: We may very well be creating our own hell every day of our life.....Not reading "HELL" will not add to your hell, but maybe to your heaven-on-earth.