A Highly Unlikely Scenario, or a Neetsa Pizza Employee's Guide to Saving the World: A Novel

A Highly Unlikely Scenario, or a Neetsa Pizza Employee's Guide to Saving the World: A Novel

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"Cosmic and comic, full of philosophy, mysticism and celestial whimsy. Both profoundly wild and wildly profound." 

—Charles Yu, author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe

In the not-too-distant future, competing giant fast food factions rule the world. Leonard works for Neetsa Pizza, the Pythagorean pizza chain, in a lonely but highly surveilled home office, answering calls on his complaints hotline. It’s a boring job, but he likes it—there’s… (more)

Editorial reviews (5 reviews)


The promise of wonder found in Cantor’s novel is the promise of fiction itself—that by picking up a book you will be a spirited away into another world, one full of banality and extravagance, of Neetsa Pizza and Neo-Maosim, which is what makes idle browsing at a bookstore or library so pleasurable.

“A Highly Unlikely Scenario” is a bumpy ride (you can’t say the title doesn’t warn you) that conjures up a good deal more energy than excitement.

For all its inventiveness and humour there are perhaps too many ideas in A Highly Unlikely Scenario, a reminder that the post-Wiki novel has to deal with one thing the online encyclopedia doesn’t: it has to leave things out.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Melville House (January 14, 2014)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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