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The No.1 bestselling, topical, award-winning, high-octane thriller.

Bruce shoots movies. Wayne and Scout shoot to kill. In a single night they find out the hard way what's real and what's not, who's the hero and who's the villain. The USA watches slack-jawed as Bruce and Wayne together resolve some serious questions. Does Bruce use erection cream? Does art imitate life or does life simply imitate bad art? And most of all, does sugar-pie really love his honeybun?

Reviews

Serious, morally complex, structurally rich and bitterly funny

Independent on Sunday

Fierce, garish and frighteningly funny

Spectator

An absolute coup of black comedy

Daily Telegraph

One of the most brilliantly sustained and focused pieces of satire I've ever read

Douglas Adams

Killer prose...a viciously funny satire that also works as a tongue-in-cheek thriller

The Sunday Times

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780552771849

    July 1, 2003

    Black Swan

    320 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

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  • EBook

    9781448168255

    November 15, 2012

    Transworld Digital

    320 pages

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    • iBooks
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