Review: Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale David Duchovny

Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale - David Duchovny


I received a free copy of Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale from the publisher in return for an honest review.

 

This is one that ended up on my did not finish pile. I just couldn't do it. I felt like I was being lectured under the guise of bad pop culture references, awful satire, ridiculous puns, and phrases that contain words(?) like "cray cray", "totes", "bae" and every other modern phrase that irritates the hell out of me.

 

The writing style is inconsistent. The author changes style constantly, jumping between telling a story, to something along the lines of a screen play, to then breaking the fourth wall. The whole thing is just odd, irritating and makes no sense. It's full of rants about politics, religion and animal rights and welfare, disguised as what I believe is supposed to be humour. And I understand it's supposed to be a book for all ages? I wouldn't subject an adult to this book let alone a child.

 

I have to wonder, had this been written by anyone else, in other words someone who's not a "celebrity", would it have been published at all?

 

Not recommended.

 

 

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