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stormy1960
Apr 02, 2017

Author is a wise-ass and I couldn't get past how smart he thinks he is.

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jazpur
Sep 20, 2014

Too much.Too smart.I haven't read Plugged but if I had, maybe I would have been spared Screwed. As a send-up,it never made it to 'funny'. Very much a case of 'Just because you can, doesn't mean that you should.' Eoin Colfin shouldn't. He would be better to stick to his day job,children's fiction and leave crime thrillers of this genre to the experts. Elmore Leonard he isn't.

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LT
Dec 20, 2013

Not so funny as "Plugged", Colfer's first novel about Dan McEvoy, but still very enjoyable.

ChristchurchLib Sep 09, 2013

"In this violent, funny follow-up to series debut Plugged, fatalistic bouncer/casino owner Dan McEvoy tries not to sleep with a psychotic semi-girlfriend, "rescues" a kidnapped buddy, and deals with some cops determined to arrest him (or, alternatively, kill him), all while delivering a package for a small-time gangster who hopes the mission gets McEvoy killed. Plenty of profanity (inventively deployed) and a diabolically twisted plot makes for "lots of bloody fun" (The New York Times) for the reader, if not for poor Dan." September 2013 Thrillers and Suspense newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=674857

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deRougemont
Aug 12, 2013

Eoin Colfer made his name as the author of the Artemis Fowl series of books for juvenile readers. "Screwed" is the second in a series for adults. It is an amusing send up of the "hard-boiled" genre of crime fiction. This book is not for children. Not only is it not "juvenile fiction", it should probably be a restricted title available to adults only, for reasons of subject matter and language.

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