The Weirdness

The Weirdness

A Novel

Book - 2014
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"What do you do when you wake up hung over and late for work only to find a stranger on your couch? And what if that stranger turns out to be an Adversarial Manifestation who has already brewed you a fresh cup of fair-trade coffee? If you're Billy Ridgeway, you take the coffee. Lucifer explains that Billy must retrieve the Neko of Infinite Equilibrium, a cat-shaped statue with magical powers, before the most powerful warlock in the eastern United States can use it to burn the world to a cinder. In exchange, Billy's novel will be published for a five-figure advance"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Brooklyn : Melville House, 2014
ISBN: 9781612193151
1612193153
Branch Call Number: FICTION Bus
Description: 277 pages ; 20 cm

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What do you do when you wake up hung over and late for work only to find a stranger on your couch? And what if that stranger turns out to be an Adversarial Manifestation who has already brewed you a fresh cup of fair-trade coffee? If you're Billy Ridgeway, you take the coffee.

Billy knows you are always supposed to say no when The Devil offers you a deal. But saying no isn't easy when you're hungover and underemployed and the offer includes the best cup of coffee ever.


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augsburgerin
Oct 03, 2017

If the devil approaches you with an offer - in a PowerPoint presentation no less - would you run or make a deal? Failing writer and only slightly more successful sandwich shop employee Billy Ridgeway finds himself in exactly that situation in this funny and imaginative novel.

Cynthia_N Apr 10, 2017

If you make a deal with the devil does he get to keep your soul? Enjoyable story and weird one for sure! Shouldn't be a surprise based on the title!

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pkgursk
Oct 29, 2014

This is one of the funniest books I have read in a while. Reminiscent of the Terry Fallis novels (Best Laid Plans....) but a little cruder.

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