History Literature / ASnowballInHell

18th Sep '14 7:27:34 PM TVRulezAgain
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'''''A Snowball in Hell''''' is a comedic novel by ChristopherBrookmyre. The bad guy comes back -- again -- and the FairCop fights him -- again -- and it's all very ChristopherBrookmyre -- again.
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'''''A Snowball in Hell''''' is a comedic novel by ChristopherBrookmyre. Creator/ChristopherBrookmyre. The bad guy comes back -- again -- and the FairCop fights him -- again -- and it's all very ChristopherBrookmyre Creator/ChristopherBrookmyre -- again.
18th Nov '13 12:10:39 PM StFan
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A Snowball In Hell is a comedic novel by ChristopherBrookmyre. The bad guy comes back - again - and the FairCop fights him - again - and it's all very ChristopherBrookmyre - again. [[http://www.amazon.co.uk/Snowball-Hell-Christopher-Brookmyre/dp/0316027634 From Amazon]]: "If society has the B-list celebrities it deserves, it now has a killer to match. Except that Simon Darcourt is a great deal more successful in his career choice than the average talent show contestant. He's also got the media taped - by the simple expedient of by-passing them completely and posting real-time coverage of his killings on the internet. He's got viewing figures to make the world's TV executives gasp in envy, and he's pulling the voyeuristic strings of every viewer by getting them to 'vote' to keep his captives alive."
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A '''''A Snowball In Hell in Hell''''' is a comedic novel by ChristopherBrookmyre. The bad guy comes back - -- again - -- and the FairCop fights him - -- again - -- and it's all very ChristopherBrookmyre - -- again. [[http://www.amazon.co.uk/Snowball-Hell-Christopher-Brookmyre/dp/0316027634 From Amazon]]: "If society has the B-list celebrities it deserves, it now has a killer to match. Except that Simon Darcourt is a great deal more successful in his career choice than the average talent show contestant. He's also got the media taped - -- by the simple expedient of by-passing them completely and posting real-time coverage of his killings on the internet. He's got viewing figures to make the world's TV executives gasp in envy, and he's pulling the voyeuristic strings of every viewer by getting them to 'vote' to keep his captives alive.""

!!Tropes present in this novel:
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!!Tropes present !!''A Snowball in this novel: Hell'' provides examples of the following tropes:

* OneOfUs: Raymond's kids. Martin is a hardcore CaptainScarlet fan.
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* OneOfUs: Raymond's kids. Martin is a hardcore CaptainScarlet ''Series/{{Captain Scarlet|AndTheMysterons}}'' fan.

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6th Oct '13 5:30:22 PM SuperTroper
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* MarriedToTheJob: Angelique, although her priorities change over the course of the novel as [[spoiler:Zal]] comes back into her life. -->'''DS Shaw''': As the Lady said, there are three people in this marriage, Detective.
27th Dec '12 10:28:03 AM SuperTroper
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* AssholeVictim: The Dark Spirit's excuse.
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* AssholeVictim: The Dark Black Spirit's excuse.

* ColdBloodedTorture: The Dark Spirit gets in on this
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* ColdBloodedTorture: The Dark Black Spirit gets in on this

* FakingTheDead: The Dark Spirit
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* FakingTheDead: The Dark Black Spirit

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* FakingTheDead: The Dark SpiritPapaWolf: [[spoiler:Simon]] is this towards his son, despite never having met him. -->"The idea of someone harming him didn't just worry me, it offended me."
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