Review: Adolf in Wonderland by Carlton Mellick III

Title Adolf in Wonderland
Author Carlton Mellick III
Year 2007
Stand Alone or Series Stand Alone
Pages 180
Reading Time 5days 14/09/2011 to 18/09/2011

In an alternate version of the future where Hitler had conquered the entire world during WW2 and developed society into his vision of utopia, an SS officer is on a mission to find and exterminate the last imperfect human on Earth. Following his trail leads the young Nazi to a small town hidden in the middle of the desert; a place that has been cut off from society for so long that it has developed its own strange and disturbing culture. Thus begins Mellick's dreamlike adventure that takes a young descendent of Adolf Hitler's design and sends him down the rabbit hole into a world of imperfection and disorder, where even the laws of reality itself don't seem to apply. A tribute to both Franz Kafka and Lewis Carroll, "Adolf in Wonderland" is a perfect read for fans of the bizarro genre.

This is an interesting story. Nazi Germany meets Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Two unnamed soldiers of Nazi Germany are off to search for the last imperfect men. After being knocked out he finds himself in a world of chaos and imperfect. After reading a name on his uniform he thinks that he is Adolf (and other people do to). The book is full of misadventures and strange beings/people. Bizarro fiction at it's best. The writer really is creative and have a lot of imagination and I bet a little twisted mind. 

Bizzaro fiction is not a very easy concept and not very easy type of book to read. I will keep reading a couple more to make my mind of it but so far it's not getting much points in my scale. But you can't judge a genre because of one or two books. 7.5/10

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