What will happen when you combine the PG Wodehouse ironic plot tangles and Oscar Wilde 's wit Evelyn Waugh'n räävittömimpään black humor? And placed miljööksi Agatha Christie's books characteristic of socialite mansion? The result is likely to be something like Stephen Fry satirical hippo in a novel, real-British socialite satire.
Kammottavansuloisen kermakakkunsa story-Fry ingredients has been collecting contemporary literature, theater, film and other arts as well as TV series hypertext supermarket. Broadly, he creates a parody orkestroiden dough mess with tea-smelling lady detective plot agrees with the kalmanhajuisiin schindlerinlistoihin, rose-scented romance navel to the stench of underground pornographic.
In this work does not resonate biography nor sorrow tuhnuisista life experiences. The work is a pure genre-and style-fireworks, post-modernism at its best. Namely, if the post-modernist romance is meant yltiöpäisen intertekstuaalista, multi-style and multi-perspective of the novel, which lacks the simultaneously rational individualism and the belief that individuals in higher management systems. And in which the so-called message is to avoid the last.
The work is a pure genre-and style-fireworks, post-modernism at its best.
Fry's novel does not have an actual plot, and the story of events presented in a fragmented way the main characters, through letters and diaries, and coloring. All the narrators are unreliable, and build the thing from its own nest. Text accumulates in places breathtakingly funny little sitcoms, sometimes self-frustrating attempts vakavanoloiseen plot development.
Narrators are hilarious title of godfather-supporting rogue poet Ted and mammaksi called miehimys Oliver, the bread of their work BBC made a director with being gay has become childlike mania in some people. Overall, black humor is centered around epäpäähenkilö or anti-hero David, a young man who hiilaa opulent club circuit with unfair representatives as does each Rasputin. David is certainly not bad, but represents the European karnevaaliselle nauruperinteelle typical of an innocent fool as a lover character. His Holiness through the laughing stock of all the face, the snobby narrators.
Stephen Fry is a man who made time comedy, among others, Hugh Laurie with. Many remember his ideal character kopeaniroinisen Butler Jeeves-treated series, based on the Wodehouse satire. Also fits into the groove steps poet, journalist, film director and television presenter.
Hippo -Paper can not say that I think Fry is also a literary expression. It may even be that Fry has written a book in order to bring the whole concept of Belles-Lettres crazy laughing stock.
The translation is the style controls the flow of skilled and readable text, in a word, laugh like a five, respectively.