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Publisher's Summary

Degrees of Separation was originally penned by a squadron of Black Sabbath fans at a Steely Dan show. The pages that weren't used for rolling special cigarettes were retrieved from the floor of the concert hall, and then (barely) translated into this book here.
Mystical. Weird. Hilarious. It's a tale of idiots. It's a tale of life. A dumb cast of characters you have to see to believe. The surgeon on an acid trip. The lazy Uncle who fuses with his favorite chair. The boy who comes back from the dead for revenge. Bootsy Collins. What do these people have in common? About as much as you have with Kevin Bacon.
Witness how the actions of one can affect the lives on many in these Degrees of Separation. Get ready for a downward spiral through hell. Through beauty and nightmares, through comedy and tragedy. Where is this all headed? Is this the end?
©2016 Marc Richard (P)2017 Marc Richard
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By Margaret on 06-18-17

Entertaining to anyone who enjoys unconventional

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend to my friends that have an unusual sense of humour and tolerance for the strange.

Which character – as performed by David S. Dear – was your favorite?

There are too many characters. David used various voices to identify individual characters but the book was mostly a narrative.

Any additional comments?

If you want a "sunny-side up novel- don't read this. If you enjoy the unconventional and strange I believe you will enjoy this book. <br/>Each chapter is a stand alone narrative about an event in a character's life or some random ramblings. As you listen/ read through the book, some characters or stories are connected, hence the title of the book. I did not catch a connection with every story however. Maybe I need to listen a second time. <br/>I found myself intrigued with each chapter but also questioning when "the point" would become obvious. I've never before enjoyed a book that I've had such conflicted feelings about let alone be curious to listen to it again.<br/><br/>This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

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By Michelle on 04-06-17

Outer Limits meets Pulp Fiction

This book was different from the typical narrative and story structure, which was a nice change from the norm. The humor and strangeness might not be for everyone but I enjoyed it. The narration was very fitting to the setting and feel of the book. Voices, accents, and inflections were all performed fabulously.

If you are looking for a standard story structure with a beginning, middle, end, plot, resolution... this book is not for you. If you are looking for random strangeness all tied together in odd ways, then give this book a try!

I requested and received a free copy of this audiobook from the author, publisher, or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review. I was NOT required to write a positive review and this reflects my honest opinion of the work.

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