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Birth: The Exquisite Sound of One Hand Falling Off a Turnip Truck (Chakra Kong Book 1) by [S.T. Gulik]

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About the Author

S.T. Gulik is a magical cockroach. He started his life as a common wood roach in 1681, living in a small castle outside of Dublin. One day, a human alchemist blew himself up while trying to brew the elixir of life. S.T. survived the blast, but the fumes cursed him with self-awareness and immortality. A lot has happened in three-hundred-thirty-five years. Everyone he knew and loved has died. Vampire movies make him cry. On the up side, he’s had countless adventures and learned many things. He worked for the goddess of chaos for one-hundred-twenty-three years. About thirty years ago she turned him human and disappeared, which is fine because humans are smart and likable. Oh, and he writes absurdist fiction. That’s important. Gotta mention that. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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"You'd have to stick me in the eye with a pointy stick to keep me from continuing the series" -K. E. Bergdoll - Editor, Uncanny Magazine "It's a consistent roller-coaster of strangeness." - Derek Rutherford, author --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08DQTHKP9
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Sausage Press; 2nd edition (August 9, 2020)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ August 9, 2020
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 873 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 291 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

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S.T. Gulik is a magical cockroach.

He started life as a common wood roach in 1681, living in a small castle outside of Dublin. One day, a human alchemist blew himself up while trying to brew the elixir of life. S.T. survived the blast, but the fumes cursed him with self-awareness and immortality. A lot has happened in three-hundred-thirty-five years. Everyone he knew and loved has died. Vampire movies make him cry.

On the up side, he’s had countless adventures and learned many things. He worked for the goddess of chaos for one-hundred-twenty-three years. About thirty years ago she turned him human and disappeared, which is fine because humans are smart and likable.

Oh, and he writes absurdist fiction. That’s important. Gotta mention that.

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4.0 out of 5 stars AN INNOVATORY READ !
Reviewed in India on September 5, 2020
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4.0 out of 5 stars AN INNOVATORY READ !
Reviewed in India on September 5, 2020
When I started this book, I was taken aback by its bold narrative. Also, some
instances and ways of description made me sick most of the time as I am not used to
reading such upfront write ups. Felt like giving it a shot and at the end found worth it.
The narrative, though very bold, tells the story of a dystopian society which I hope the
world does not encounter ever in real life.

Story of a common man, Max Quick, without a vital organ in his body, yet living and
eventually saving the world from the various evolved sects and biologically mutated
people is worth a read. With its explicit and unapologetic narrative, this book is for the
open minded readers who can welcome the changes of the author, S. T. Gulik has
brought in the realm of novels.

So, for all the readers who are always in hunt of something new, go for it!
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