"Men of few words are the best men." - William Shakespeare, King Henry V, Act III, Scene II

Sunday, October 21, 2012

QMBC XVII: Falling Man




Reading:

Falling Man
by 
Thomas Mullen


Venue: Bull & Castle, Dublin

Date: Sunday, 2nd December 2012



One Sentence Summaries

McGavin: "This was a more serious book than I was expecting from the King of Candid Camera"

Clay:"We have unfairly Bin Laden with this book."

Webb: "Very well written but a little Allahu-ak-Boring."

Syme: "I endorse it, I endorse it, I endorse it"

Jameson: Censored


The Scores

Whitby Syme:
Plot - 12/20
Execution - 15/20
Characters - 18/20
Food for thought - 8/10
Extra points - 7/13
Total: 60/83


Tiger McGavin:
Action - 7/13
Well Writteness - 10/13
Sexiness - 6/8
Quincey Morrisness -10/14
Interestingness - 12/15
Unputdownableness - 10/20
Total: 55/83


Carl Jameson:
Total: 41/83


Atticus McCarthy:
Total: 35/83

William Clay:
Total: 35/83

Mycroft Webb:
Well Writteness -  9/11
Quincey Morrisness - 9/11
Interestingness -  9/11
Unputdownableness -  9/11
Action - 9/11
Characters -  9/11
9/11-ness -  9/11
Quincey Morrisness:  -8/6
Total: 55/83

Average for The Last Town on Earth: 46.83


Nominations

McGavin: 
50 Shades of Grey - E.L. James

Clay: 
Moby Dick-  Herman Melville
How to be a Woman - Kaitlin Moran

Jameson: 
Angry Baby - Arthur Matthews
The Last Town on Earth - Thomas Mullen

Syme: 
The Black Count - Tom Reiss
The Mystery of Dr Fu Manchu - Sax Rohmer

Webb: 
Women - Charles Bukowski
The Underground Man - Mick Jackson


The Voting



The next book selected by the QMBC was The Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen. 


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