Book Review: Ten Dead Comedians (Fred Van Lente) @RandomHouseCA @fredvanlente @quirkbooks

Screen Shot 2017-07-11 at 10.07.43 AM.pngWhen nine washed up comedians, including a late night T.V host, an improv instructor, and a Vegas icon, are invited to the island of a legendary Hollywood funnyman, each selfishly take up the offer.   However, once they arrive they find they lack cell phone signal, the island is deserted and a dead body is swinging from the balcony.   As the plot progresses, and each member of their party is systematically killed, they must figure out who is doing the killing.

A take on Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None and elements of the game Clue, Ten Dead Comedians: A Murder Mystery by Fred Van Lente reads like a classic. A partial satire of the genre and an intricately weaved plot made this one stand out from the pack of books releasing this summer.

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