Snatches

From the appearance of the human race in Africa, four million years ago, to our ultimate destiny beyond the stars, Martin Rowson s first novel takes us to Mexico under the Aztecs, the Inquisition in Rome, the secrets of the Internet, the bogs of Irish nationalism, introduces an alcoholic werewolf and his dog, educates us in literary and management theory, glimpses 9 11, joFrom the appearance of the human race in Africa, four million years ago, to our ultimate destiny beyond the stars, Martin Rowson s first novel takes us to Mexico under the Aztecs, the Inquisition in Rome, the secrets of the Internet, the bogs of Irish nationalism, introduces an alcoholic werewolf and his dog, educates us in literary and management theory, glimpses 9 11, journalism, warfare, time travel, the Arts and Crafts Movement, Global Warming, personal therapy and focuses on Hell Retelling the stories of the worst decisions the human race has ever made and featuring a cast that includes St Simeon Stylites, Hernando Cort s, Adolf Hitler, Evelyn Waugh, Sigmund Freud, Josef Stalin and Candide in Las Vegas, and with supporting roles from Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Pol Pot and Osama Bin Laden as well as Superman and a talking sturgeon , Snatches is a brilliantly picaresque, funny and ultimately worrying exploration of love, art, politics, history and just how bloody awful it is to be here.
Snatches From the appearance of the human race in Africa four million years ago to our ultimate destiny beyond the stars Martin Rowson s first novel takes us to Mexico under the Aztecs the Inquisition in R

  • Title: Snatches
  • Author: Martin Rowson
  • ISBN: 9780224076043
  • Page: 470
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Snatches”

    1. Ingenious, inventive, and highly amusing. Rowson presents a series of 'snatches' of historical alternative reality with a healthy dose of the surreal and plenty of wry perspective. I enjoyed it immensely.

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