This Unhappy Planet

This Unhappy Planet

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43,957 words (≈ about 3 hours)

A con-man, a killer, a visionary, a failed actress and a regular guy try and make it big in California.

It seemed like the perfect time to open a 'Spiritual Fitness Club' down in San Diego, but the disappearance of a Marine accused of War Crimes and a spate of mysterious deaths at a local hospital could end up bringing down the dream.

"The characters are imbued with such depth and shading, they are rendered so completely believable, that you can't help but empathize… (more)

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MoxieMezcal (7 books)
Sun, 23 May 2010 16:19:35 +0200

This Unhappy Planet is a satirical dramedy about two guys who hatch a scheme to open a chain of spiritual fitness clubs, hoping to get rich quick off of bored yoga moms and affluent New Age seekers. Its brilliance is in Marc's ability to lampoon both the main characters' cynicism as well as the distinctly SoCal brand of pseudo-spiritualism without veering into the realm of mean-spirited caricatures. The characters are imbued with such depth and shading, they are rendered so completely believable,… (more)

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Language: English

Written in: 2010

Published: 2010-04-27

Word count: 43,957 words (≈ about 3 hours)

License: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (cc by-nc-sa)

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