Edgar Award nominee Victor Gischler “specializes in morbid humor, dark sarcasm, and comic noir, complete with violence and mayhem” (Library Journal). Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse picks up 10 years after the end of the world. Former insurance salesman Mortimer Tate leaves his secluded cabin and discovers a desolate landscape complete with cowboys, bandits, and cannibals, where the only traces of civilization are found at Joey Armageddon’s Sassy-a-Go-Go club.
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“Compulsively readable.” (Booklist)
I was a bit hesitant to buy this book, but now I am glad I did. I normally don't like "old west" so words like "cowboys" and "bandits" put me off. However, I took a chance on this one, and found it a suspenseful read. I think my favorite character is the female train captain, Tyler. My favorite scene is where Bill the cowboy rescues Mortimer from the Beast. It is the first time I have ever read a post-apocalypse book where they try to rebuild civilization starting from a go-go club. It is well worth a credit.
Only if they were looking for something light and different to read.
The surprising turn of events and finding there is life after the apocalypse. I did like the references to places and locations in the Southeast US.
I am not sure. Most of the characters sounded like they were on Green Acres or Hee Haw.
It was funny in many places.
It definitely wasn't a masterpiece but it was a nice light, enjoyable read between serious books.
Not great literature but a whimsical tale for some light reading....er listening. Who knew...post apocalyptic Go-Go Girls!
Funny and action packed.
The characters make the story.
Mortimer getting Raped. Ha Ha!!!!!
Why is there not more of this style from Victor G.? Narrator was great. He really made each character unforgettable.
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