"For readers with a high enough threshold for meandering diatribes to make it to the end, answers to certain questions—e.g., what's actually going on with Matt? will he ever manage to escape to North Korea?—aren't much of a reward, given the larger question posed by a lack of story, entertainment or meaning: Who cares?"
The latest creation from Sutton (Thong Nation
, 2006, etc.) is a mad man in a mad world, obsessed with brand names and luxury but furious with cheap materialism and shallowness of life in London as the credit crisis of 2008 unfolds.
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