This is the sort of book I used to chew through when I was at school. Short, entertaining, has a premise, explores it with a plot and sub-plot, finishes on a conclusion and there's no need to make it a series. A good, fun read from someone who knows what they're doing.
Earth Unaware follows the changing fortunes of Ed Wonder, an ambitious radio presenter with a late-night show featuring bizarre people that he hopes will get him a contract on television. Ed's quite likeable, but his over-ambitious nature makes him a bit irritating, and gets him in trouble when he comes across Ezekiel Tubber, a travelling preacher with more powers than he realises - powers that mean he can change the whole world on a whim, and does.
This is a light little read. It jogs along well, though goes through a bit of a flat spot just over half way through. Keeping a light-hearted edge throughout, it still manages to swipe at modern TV-culture, changes in fashion, ambition, and the differences between men and women. It's not going to win any awards, but it'll keep you entertained while you've got it.
Review by Paul Silver, 2004
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