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Escapist Monsters

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Who doesn't enjoy a film about scary monsters, monsters not of this earth, who terrorize the planet, wreak havoc, and kill lots of people? If you're one who does, then you will enjoy Monsters.

Which is the perfect comic novel?

In last week's Spectator, the journalist and author Marcus Berkmann, selecting his books of the year, observed that "every compulsive reader is on a quest", and confided that his was for "the perfect comic novel".