Space Captain Smith

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Re: Space Captain Smith

Postby Duff » Fri May 09, 2014 7:07 pm

It reads as very Pratchett, I've never got much of a Gaiman feel from it.
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Re: Space Captain Smith

Postby AndrewGPaul » Fri May 09, 2014 7:24 pm

The maggots in the call centre is him, apparently. The whole "gods/angels/supernatural entities living among us" theme is also very Gaiman. I think most of the actual words are Pratchett's though.
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Re: Space Captain Smith

Postby aliensurfer » Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:12 pm

dhauser wrote:I just finished Space Captain Smith (Chronicles of Isambard Smith) by Toby Frost.

This was a very funny book, I found myself laughing out loud many times throughout the story. It is a very easy read with loads of inside pop culture jokes and a reasonably good story to hold the jokes together.

I found my self wondering who would play the various parts in this book if it was ever to be made into a movie. I really do believe it would play very well on the big screen.

I have book number 2 ready to start tonight and I am looking forward to the further adventures of Isambard Smith a Space Captain of the British Empire.

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