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Author

Martin Myers is the author of four novels, The AssignmentFrigateIzzy Manheim’s Reunion, and The Secret Viking. With comparisons to some of this past centuries’ greatest humourists including Mel Brooks, Woody Allen, and Monty Python, Myers richly inventive writing is sure to make readers laugh out loud followed by a quizzical moment where they question their own morals, ethics, and reality.  His writing has been glowingly reviewed throughout North America and Britain by publications such as The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Toronto Star, and The Times of London Literary Supplement. 

Martin preaches the idea that writing is something everyone should do. It has many benefits–it’s a useful organizational device, an aid to memory, a record keeper, and a way of looking at your innermost thoughts from outside yourself.  And on top of all that, it’s great fun.

Reviews

“… a scatter-shot satire… sophisticated in form and philosophy and at the same time broadly vaudevillian in its humour… ” –Toronto Star

“… a pen sharper than any scalpel… richly inventive author driven by the quirkiness of world and time.” – Books in Canada

“… audacious… hilarious… brilliant in its puns, parodies of proverbs, witty dialogue and absurd situations.” – Canadian Forum

“A literary achievement of great quality.” – Hamilton Spectator

“ Clever and original.” – Vancouver Sun

“A galloping lampoon on religion, medicine… sprinkled with slapstick humour and a dash of mysticism… Brainy, creative and cool.”– Montreal Gazette

“Exciting, preposterous, hilarious and absorbing. The man’s talent is a light in a haunted house.” – Windsor Star

“The language is a delight… Myers is both funny and profound… obscure and crystal clear.”
– Canadian Review

“… an inventive, bawdy and entertaining trip… clean, careful writing and an engaging viewpoint… a fine comic sense and superb use of dialogue… a literary puzzle with many absurd solutions… delightfully absurd possibilities.” – Ottawa Citizen

“A funny book, brilliantly written and universal in its theme.” – MATRIX

“Immensely enjoyable. A scream, a lovely lull of hysterical fun in a woebegone world of inflation and upheaval.” – Scotia Sun

“… humour is reminiscent of THE ASSIGNMENT, a shoulder shrugging in the face of the incomprehensible.” – Quill and Quire