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Boxer beetle : a novel
Ned Beauman
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Avatar for Savoy Truffle Savoy Truffle said:
When a queer nazi entomologist sets out to breed a superbeetle with swastika wings in tribute to Reich Chancellor Hitler but accidentally falls in love with a nine-toed jewish boxer who is the target of his eugenic fantasies, incredibly entertaining and offbeat hijinks ensue across the decades...
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main characters Kevin "Fishy" Broom
Male
Recluse
Has a rare genetic condition that makes his sweat and other bodily excretions smell like rotting fish; rarely leaves his apartment; sells Nazi memorabilia online; spends his time on chat rooms; stumbles across a crime scene while researching an artifact for a wealthy client.
Collector

Philip Erskine
Male
Fascist
Dreams of breeding an indomitable beetle as tribute to Hitler's glory; closeted homosexual; discovered in 1936 a rare beetle with wings colored like a swastika; dreams of breeding this beetle as a tribute to Hitler's glory; infatuated with Seth; wants to a superhuman racecreate a.
Entomologist

Seth "Sinner" Roach
Male
Gay
Has nine toes.
Boxer



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