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Gagged This book is subtitled A thriller with jokes but I'm afraid I didn't find it very thrilling and the jokes must have gone over my head I read 82 pages too so I did give it a reasonable innings maybe suffered from too many characters syndrome Lord knows I can't handle very manyanyway it's something about people pitching new hit television sitcoms to other people and someone got murdered two people I think and also there were some other people who were related to these people and still others whose purpose I hadn't entirely discerned Abandoned when I got my hands on the last Ian RankinI will come back to it as the TV refernces to 70's and 80's UK Tv struck a chord This is without a doubt by far THE worst book I've ever been unfortunate enough to pick up I was looking for a novel that featured intelligent witty humour What I got was a pile of stale lame completely unfunny crap It's billed as 'wacky' and 'hilarious' I'd like to wack it alright It's actually painful to read even from the beginning but I wanted to give it a chance see if it got any better so I plodded onIt doesn't get better one of the jokes were funny; the only time you'll laugh is at realizing the idiocy of what the author's trying to pull No well read booklover would even crack a smile The writing style is garbled the characters are flat and the plot is far too unintelligible and convoluted I kept being astonished that this set of words actually got approved by a publisherDon't waste your time picking up this one or God forbid your money on buying it Unless you want to give it to someone you dislike Don Silver the Vice President of Comedy at Mercury Studios is in very deep trouble indeed He's been behind so many disastrous pilots that he's earned the nickname 'Buddy Holly' If he doesn't find a hit sitcom and fast it'll be goodbye to the bourbon broads and BMWs of his Beverly Hills lifestyle and he'll be out on his freshly irrigated arseAward winning comedy writer Melvin Medford has a plan to help Don out So he's nerdier than Bill Gates in a Red Dwarf T shirt at a Terry Pratchett signing; so he hasn't pitched an idea in ages; so his plan borders on the psychotic no matter at least he has a planWhich is where Ben Busby comes in A young British comic simply gagging to break into television he's just met two Americans who seem very keen on hiring him Ben's beside himself with excitementHowever Melvin's beside him with a gunIn the million dollar world of the American sitcom you could die laughing No joke

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