How the fuck did I avoid this book for so long?
What an amazing diamond in the rough.
Laugh-out-loud literature is rare...
>Over the years I have become very good at getting out of things I don't want to do. And if ever there was something I didn't want to do, this was surely it: to deal with the mother of a dead novelist and, worst of all, to have to read a manuscript that she said was great, and, that, as it turned out, was a badly smeared, scarcely readable carbon.
You don't know what this means. You probably have never heard of picaresque, either. It's ok! There are better online communities for you! If you like The Martian maybe you should check out the website you love to badmouth! It might be more your thing!