Rezension zu "FALLING SIDEWAYS [Falling Sideways ] BY Holt, Tom(Author)Paperback 01-Dec-2004" von Tom Holt
Here´s the story: A guy has been in love with a girl in a 400-year-old painting since he was 10 years old. Now he´s 30, and he buys a lock of the girl´s original hair at an auction, and he wants to have her cloned. And then - things start to get weird....
This story takes so many u-turns and is so incredibly strange and funny, it makes no sense what so ever to tell you more about it without spoiling it. Read it, it´s great fun!
"If God had intended us to take taxis, he wouldn´t have authorised the Devil to create London Transport."
"David was no geographer, and wasn´t really sure where British Columbia was, though the conflicting resonances within the name itself intrigued him. (BRITISH Columbia: stronghold of bowler-hatted tea-drinking cocaine barons?)"
"Well, he´d faced greater challenges before. He´s installed Windows2000 without consulting the manual; more impressive still, he´s installed Windows2000 WITH the assistence of the manual (...)"
AND, THE REALLY MOST IMPORTANT ONE: "RIVET, RIVET, ARK ARK!"