A snowball in hell

A Snowball in Hell  by Christopher Brookmyre was recommended to me by someone who thought I’d like it because it was shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize. I am always open to suggestions about modern writers I might enjoy, but as a general rule I rarely read modern novels. So the first chapter of  ‘Snowball’  was quite a culture shock. Brookmyre certainly bears no resemblance to Wodehouse! Snowball is the story of a serial killer who decides to host his own online reality show, in which captured B-List celebrities are ‘bumped off’ according to viewer votes. Unexpectedly, I found … Continue reading A snowball in hell

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