Dirk Quigby's Guide to the Afterlife: All You Need to Know to Choose the Right Heaven Plus a Five-Star Rating System for Music, Food, Drink, and Accommodations
|Rating||:||4.12 (679 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||238 Pages|
From Publishers Weekly This ecumenically snarky review of postlife paradises spares no religion--large (Roman Catholicism) or small (Zoroastrianism), venerable (ancient Greek) or modern (Scientology)--in its attempts to rate their various comforts and costs. Even top-rated afterlives get some pointed comments: Islam's Paradise is helpfully given three stars œ(For men only), and the Baha'i faith is summarized: œIf you're a Star Trek fan and like the Federation, this is the religion for you! Not for the easily offended of any faith. Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. . All rights reserved. Wrapped in a slight frame story about an underpaid ad writer trying to stem the flow of souls to overcrowded Hell, the individual assessments include thoughtful descriptions of each œend destination, background information on theology, and five-star ratin
"Funny then tedious!" according to Darden. Started out very amusing, as it went on it became tedious, I never finished it after that!. "Review By The New York Journal of Books" according to Sofia Lianna. Reviewed by David Rosman.Dirk Quigby's Guide to the Afterlife: All You Need to Know to Choose the Right Heaven by E. E. King(Exterminating Angel Press, October 1, 2010)You know something's up when the publisher has a name like "Exterminating Angel," and the book's dedication page says the author "intends no disrespect. On the other hand, [the book] intends no re. Hawaiian Shirts said A Wonderfully Cynical Look at Life After Death. Prepare to be offended by at least one chapter, but whenever this book doesn't have you scowling at it, you'll be grinning at its sarcastic humor and nodding at its tidbits of wisdom.Reading this book, I laughed out loud several times. For me, that's significant, as I usually just smile when I encounter something amusing in a book. I certainly enjoyed it, but a
"Impish and delightful—a hilarious Zagat's Guide to Heaven!"—Ray Bradbury"A fantastical, profound, hilarious and rollicking good ride through the heavens and hells of the afterlife! A wonderful book."—Margaret ChoHell's too full, so the Devil hires ad man Dirk Quigby to pen a travel guide enticing travelers to different afterlives: Hindu, Catholic, Protestant (that one's got a lot of subdivisions), Scientologist, and more. Instead of writing a boffo bestseller, Dirk unites all religions in a common goal: kill Dirk.E.E. King grew up in one of those tolerant households that don't force religion down kids' throats. This is the result.