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Explore this: Prague

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 I reviewed Vampire a Go-Go by Victor Gischler here yesterday. It starts off in anytown America…I don’t think it ever tells you where “Gothic State University” is, so that part is unimportant. We’re quickly whisked away to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. To quote the Wikipedia entry, “Situated on the Vltava River in central Bohemia, Prague has been the political, cultural and economic centre of the Czech state for more than 1100 years. For many decades during the Gothic and Renaissance eras, …

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Review: Vampire a Go-Go by Victor Gischler

Format Read: PaperbackNumber of Pages: 352Release Date:  September 1st 2009Publisher: TouchstoneFormats Available: Paperback, eBookPurchasing Info: GoodReads, Author Website, Bookdepository

Book Blurb:Victor Gischler is a master of the class-act literary spoof, and his work has drawn comparison to that of Douglas Adams, Kurt Vonnegut, and Thomas Pynchon. Now, Gischler turns his attention to werewolves, alchemists, ghosts, witches, and gun-toting Jesuit priests in Vampire a Go-Go, a hilarious romp of spooky, Gothic entertainment. Narrated by a ghost whose spirit is chained to a mysterious castle in Prague, Gischler’s latest is full of twists and surprises that will have readers screaming – and laughing – for more.My Thoughts:In Vampire a Go-Go, we have the story of a modern man, our intrepid hero, Allen Cabbot, whose greatest accomplishment to date is his uncanny ability to research anything, “Imagine a superhero whose mutant …

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