finished reading

This is a funny, weird book.  It's more wordplay than a handbook for murder.  The three main characters are McMasters school students with unique reasons to want their employers dead.  Fortunately, Cliff Iverson must keep an account of his studies so plenty of stories and experiences are reported.  I don't know what to say that won't spoil the book.  I want a second volume.

The audio is a real treat--narrated by Neil Patrick Harris and Simon Vance.  So. Much. Fun!

From the publisher:
Who hasn't wondered for a split second what the world would be like the object of your affliction ceased to exist? But then you've probably never heard of The McMasters Conservatory, dedicated to the consummate execution of the homicidal arts. To gain admission, a student must have an ethical reason for erasing someone who deeply deserves a fate no worse (nor better) than death.

The campus of this "Poison Ivy League" college-its location unknown to even those who study there-is where you might find yourself the practice target of a classmate...and where one's mandatory graduation thesis is getting away with the perfect murder of someone whose death will make the world a much better place to live.

Prepare for an education you'll never forget. A delightful mix of witty wordplay, breathtaking twists and genuine intrigue, Murder Your Employer will gain you admission into a wholly original world, cocooned within the most entertaining book about well-intentioned would-be murderers you'll ever read.

#52bookclub prompt 20: a revenge story.

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