Hank Quesne takes a sideways glance at Wagner's Ring Cycle and, in stark contrast to Wagner, makes us laugh. Siegfried isn't very clever and he isn't well-bred, having been brought up by the nasty Nieblung; and Brunnhilde isn't sure that being immortal is all it's cracked up to be - in the event, her doubts are justified.
As always with Quesne's stories, the deftness of touch, familiarity with classics and eye for the absurd combine to generate great reading pleasure. This is, quite simply, a funny story - and despite the age/content warning, I'd be perfectly happy for my teenage grandchildren to read it. It's a lot more wholesome and entertaining than some of the stuff they read!
Causes Hank Quense Supports
Two years ago, to show support for our armed services and to provide a measure of entertainment, Hank put together a collection of ten humorous...