The Magic Christian
One of the funniest, cruelest, and most savagely revealing books about American life ever written, The Magic Christian has been called Terry Southern's masterpiece. Guy Grand is an eccentric billionaire -- the last of the big spenders -- determined to create disorder in the material world and willing to spare no expense to do it. Leading a life full of practical jokes and madcap schemes, his ultimate goal is to prove his theory that there is nothing so degrading or so distasteful that someone won't do it for money. In Guy Grand's world, everyone has a price, and he is all too willing to pay it. A satire of America's obsession with bigness, toughness, money, TV, guns, and sex, The Magic Christian is a hilarious and wickedly original novel from a true comic genius.
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Review: The Magic ChristianUser Review - Neil Griffin - Goodreads
If you're like me, you've probably wondered why all of the billionaires who own the world these days are so boring with their money. Yachts, planes, islands, and Warhols, but so many opportunities ... Read full review
Review: The Magic ChristianUser Review - Ben Harrison - Goodreads
Guy Grand was the last of the big spenders and, as such, a great favorite at these restaurants; due to his eccentric behavior during mealtime however, the management always took care to place him at ... Read full review