John Self, consumer extraordinaire, rolls around New York and London, making deals, spending wildly and doing reckless movie-world business, all the while grabbingeverything he can to sate his massive appetites: alcohol, pornography, a mountain of junk food and more. Ceaselessly inventive and thrillingly savage, this is a tale of life lived without restraint; of money, the terrible things it can do and the disasters it can precipitate.
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Review: MoneyUser Review - Goodreads
Labours the point, criticising something we know to be quite reprehensible, with little insight. Some meta-play with Martin Amis is kinda cool. Liked the chess scene towards the end. Read full review
Review: MoneyUser Review - Tony - Goodreads
This was a struggle at times. I imagined the word 'see' at the end of every sentence, a la 1930's Chicago. The last of which should have been 'this is not an exit, see?' Read full review