Survivor, genius, critic. Murderer. Meet Benjamin White, blessed since his infancy with an extraordinary gift: to understand humour at its deepest level.
Yet Benjamin is cursed, too: in all his life, he has never laughed or smiled.
At the height of his profession as a comedy critic, yet lacking any kind of human empathy, Benjamin discovers a formula that will allow him to construct the most powerful joke the world has ever known.
A joke that has the power to kill...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Publication Date: 25/10/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780857209252