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Andrew Foster Althschul’s Deus Ex Machina: A Review In Process

The author has an ostensibly complete review of a pretty darn good book he’s ostensibly finished reading on The Rumpus.

On the surface, the novel is about reality television, specifically, a show that is ostensibly a cross between The Truman Show and Survivor (with aspects of nearly every other reality show ever created sprinkled in). But to say that the novel is about “a reality show on a distant island” would be to miss the multiple wonderfully-textured layers Altschul has weaved in so skillfully within the books tightly-packed 203 pages

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