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The Dark Comedy

 

Written by: Giacomo LaMantia

Reviewed by: Christine I. Speakman

 

Published: 2006 via www.booksurge.com

 

ISBN: 1-4196-4848-9

 

Pages: 105

Price: $12.99

 

Genre:  Thriller

 

 

 

 

Mr. LaMantia’s story is based around a fictional secret group somehow based in the financial world.  They act behind the scenes to somehow help mankind.  Now, someone is killing their agents without leaving a trace.

 

This idea, while interesting, is lost among shifting scenarios.  Is the hero in a hospital recounting past events; or still locked away in some torture cell by someone called Master; or running around finding the killer without any clear indication of what is happening.  Or, still, is he dreaming it all.  I still don’t know who killed whom.

 

Between changing point of views, jarring jumps in storyline, and one too many technical errors I was thrown out of the story.

 

I wanted to like “The Dark Comedy”; however, it just didn’t work.

 

Christine Speakman - Muse Book Reviewer

 
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