By Robert Rankin
Are desktop barcodes the Mark of the Beast? Hell yeah!
The finish instances foretold within the publication of Revelation are coming to go in Brentford, a calm London suburb, East of Ealing. Lateinos and Romiith an unlimited computing device company is making plans to barcode the inhabitants of the area and dispose of cash. the boys who common Brentford’s most interesting public apartment - The Flying Swan - are usually not going to love that! The headquarters of the sinister company towers into the suburban sky, casting a worried shadow and placing the finally end up the locals. whatever must be performed and in terms of tackling Armageddon and the Apocalypse, who greater to tackle the duty, than these unemployed inebriates, Jim Pooley and John Omally? good, there’s Professor Slocombe, who has sure plans of his personal. And Norman from the nook store who has simply rediscovered the secrets and techniques of perpetual movement. and there's additionally Mr Sherlock Holmes of Baker highway, whose shock stopover at to Brentford is inflicting whatever of a stir. among the lot of them they're guaranteed to get a hold of whatever. . . . . . .Or very likely now not!
Yes, they’re again, for ebook 3 of The Brentford Trilogy: a forged of cute rogues, fearsome magicians, eccentric inventors and a pagan barlord whose earlier adventures have been documented within the Antipope and The Brentford Triangle. East of Ealing was once initially released in 1984, and now turns out greatly sooner than its time and forces the reader to invite the cosmic query: the place does Robert Rankin get his rules from?
“STARK RAVING GENIUS” - Observer