Thursday, February 26, 2015

Top ten fictional troublemakers

Matt Sumell's new book is Making Nice.

One of the author's top ten fictional troublemakers, as shared at the Guardian:
Guy Grand in The Magic Christian by Terry Southern

A hilarious billionaire determines to prove that there is nothing so awful that someone won’t do it for money. Whether it’s paying parking officers enormous amounts of money to eat the tickets, bribing an actor on a live TV show to deviate from the script, or buying a prestigious advertising firm just to install a pygmy as the president – it’s a book so funny and irreverent it led to Stanley Kubrick hiring Southern for Dr Strangelove.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue