Enormity by W.G. Marshall

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Enormity is the strange tale of an American working in Korea, a lonely young man named Manny Lopes, who is not only physically small (in his own words, he's a “Creole shrimp”), but his work, his failed marriage, his race, all conspire to make him feel puny and insignificant-the proverbial ninety-eight-pound weakling.

Then one day an accident happens, a quantum explosion, and suddenly Manny awakens to discover that he is big-really big. In fact, Manny is enormous, a mile-high colossus! Now there's no stopping him: he's a one-man weapon of mass destruction. Yet he means well.

Enormity takes some odd turns, featuring characters like surfing gangbangers, elderly terrorists, and a North Korean assassin who thinks she's Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz. There's also sex, violence, and action galore, with the army throwing everything it has against the rampaging colossus that is Manny Lopes. But there's only one weapon that has any chance at all of stopping him: his wife.
 

About W.G. Marshall

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W.G. Marshall: W. G. Marshall was born in Torrance, California. He sold his first short story at age 16, and has since written for newspaper, television, and public radio, as well as starting his own alternative paper, The Dark Horse. After working his way across America, he spent a decade freelancing in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He currently lives and writes in Providence, Rhode Island.
 
Published February 1, 2012 by Night Shade Books. 291 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sex and violence punctuate this homage to cinematic monsters and alienated 98-pound weaklings. Manny Lopes is a “brown-pigmented” civilian contractor for the U.S. military in Korea. Fresh out of a fai

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The most observable results are a quantum leap in size for many of the things within range.” Read the full review at City Book Review.

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