Spanky - Christopher Fowler Reviews
Description:ISBN 0751506990 / Author: Christopher Fowler / Genre: Fiction / Martyn hasn't had the most inspiring of lives so far, so when his ... more
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by - written on 28/08/02, updated on 28/08/02 (Very useful, 110 readings)
Would you like sex with attractive people? A new apartment? Expensive designer clothes? A promotion? A new Mercedes? Your family content? Your friends happy? What is the price of such advancement and luxury? Your free will. What is the penalty if you are not willing to pay the price? An eternity of pain, the slow destruction of your life, the death and rape of loved ones or a slow descent into insanity. Such attractive inducements were offered to Martyn Ross, an average man with a boring job with no prospects, little charisma and a bleak future. The offer is made by an enigmatic stranger who is a supernatural being, a daemon named ... Read the complete review
by - written on 24/03/02, updated on 24/03/02 (Very useful, 24 readings)
Despite the dubious sounding title, Spanky is an inventive yet genuinely frightening novel about the dangers of giving in to our personal desires when they are placed in front of us, seemingly with no strings attached. With all the hallmarks of a modern-day Mephistopheles about him, Spancialosaphus Lacrimosae' (known as 'Spanky' to his clients) visits Martyn Ross with promises of wealth, women and a life of revelry. From this point onwards, Christopher Fowler demonstrates the havoc that can be wreaked when we rub the magic lantern and summon the genie. Martyn Ross is stuck in the rut of a dead-end job, no money and no prospects of a relationship ... Read the complete review
by - written on 31/03/01, updated on 31/03/01 (Very useful, 74 readings)
Have you ever wished for your guardian angel to come and rescue you or to grant you just one wish that would turn your life around? Well be careful what you wish for as it might just come true. I have to admit that what first attracted me to this book was the front cover. Who could resist a picture of a very muscley bare chested man wearing skin tight PVC shorts, PVC thigh high boots and a rather large pair of bat wings? I certainly couldn't! I think that's why this cover was chosen - to attract lots of attention! You might not want to read this in public if you are a bit bashful! I had never heard of the author, Christopher Fowler, but that's ... Read the complete review
by - written on 12/08/00, updated on 12/08/00 (Very useful, 25 readings)
Ever wanted to escape your humdrum mediocre existence, ever allowed yourself the thought that you /should/ be the one being promoted, getting the girl of your dreams, being the person you feel you need to be to be accepted by outside society. Well, so did Martyn, hero(?) of Spanky. Then, one day in a random nightclub encounter (ok, ok, so it's one NIGHT) Martyn is offered the chance to have a personal daemon, Spanky, working with him (no strings!) to improve his life. After initially turning down the offer, Martyn soon has second thoughts and persuades the charming Spanky to take on his case. Romps with beautiful girls, style and charm lessons and sorting ... Read the complete review
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