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User Review  - mamzel - LibraryThing

Off. The. Wall. Those are really the only words I can find to describe this bizarre story. A family of boys named in alphabetical order, father is a mountain, mother is a washing machine. The boys ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah_Buckley - LibraryThing

This is the strangest book. It tells the story of Alan (among other "A" names) whose parents are a mountain and a washing machine respectively, and whose brothers are an island, and psychic, and a ... Read full review

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User Review  - librarybrandy - LibraryThing

The cover copy says that the main character's father is a mountain and his mother is a washing machine. Of his brothers, three function as nesting dolls and a fourth is an island. These are not ... Read full review

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User Review  - jmilstid - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book. It was a difficult read until I just let go and went with it. As with many of Cory Doctorow's works, this tale takes a grassroots stab at the system and big business. With a love ... Read full review

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User Review  - aethercowboy - LibraryThing

I had received a copy of this book from Cory Doctorow himself quite a while ago, but finally got around to reading it. He has an interesting writing voice. And sometimes, that voice changes. While his ... Read full review

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User Review  - JohnMunsch - LibraryThing

Boy, this is a tough one. I definitely liked it better than Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by the same author because I felt like the characters were far more developed. As with Down and Out, I'm ... Read full review


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