Callisto by Torsten Krol


Torsten Krol

Is Odell Deefus an innocent come to Callisto, Kansas, or a very smart operator? Those of you who've seen Elvis Presley in 'Follow That Dream' may have some idea of his type of American hero, but the religious maniacs, crooked cops, dope pushers and even members of the US security services who meet him just can't make up their minds. A very funny, very dark novel.


We watched another sitcom but Lorraine didn't laugh. I started to think maybe I'm getting ahead of myself with this in regard to romance, I mean, she only got told this morning her aunt's been murdered and the one that did it is her psycho brother, who it turns out is also a Muslim terrorist. So I can understand her being upset, especially since Dean was mixed up with her and Donnie D smuggling drugs into the prison etcetera but at least that part has already been worked out okay thanks to me.

  • Sick Puppy by Carl Hiaasen
  • Aberystwyth Mon Amour by Malcolm Pryce
  • Pioneer Go Home by Richard Powell

Books with similar mood

The Teleportation Accident

Ned Beauman

Summer House with Swimming Pool

Herman Koch


Patrick Neate

The Crash of Hennington

Patrick Ness

Kimberley's Capital Punishment

Richard Milward

The Exchange-Rate Between Love and Money

Thomas Leveritt

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe

Romain Puértolas

The Family Tree

Carole Cadwalladr


Nick Harkaway

The Islands

Carlos Gamerro

The Last Hundred Days

Patrick McGuinness


Richard Dooling

The 7th Function of Language

Laurent Binet

Jude in London

Julian Gough

Yours Until Death

Gunnar Staalesen

Yellow Blue Tibia

Adam Roberts

Dry Bones

Richard Beard

The Finkler Question

Howard Jacobson

The Rat Killer

Alexander Terekhov

One Big Damn Puzzler

John Harding

Saving Fish from Drowning

Amy Tan


Alexander Garros and Aleksel Evdokimov

Early Riser

Jasper Fforde

See You Tomorrow

Tore Renberg

Gabriel's Angel

Mark A Radcliffe

Bad Traffic

Simon Lewis

The Taqwacores

Michael Muhammad Knight

A Fraction Of The Whole

Steve Toltz

Here Comes Trouble

Simon Wroe

The Tragedy of Arthur

Arthur Phillips

Dead Writers in Rehab

Paul Bassett Davies


Jeanette Winterson

Seeing Double

Patrick Wilmot


Arthur Nersesian

My First Sony

Benny Barbash


Annaleese Jochems

Rare Earth

Paul Mason

Escape Routes for Beginners

Kira Cochrane


Chuck Wendig


Nicola Barker

Six Black Candles

Des Dillon

Joe Speedboot

Tommy Wieringa

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World

Elif Shafak

Disaster Was My God: The Scandalous Outlaw Life of Arthur Rimbaud

Bruce Duffy

Yonder Stands Your Orphan

Barry Hannah

The Good Son

Paul McVeigh

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

Salman Rushdie

The Way Inn

Will Wiles

The Dogs of Littlefield

Suzanne Berne