A look at Donald Westlake’s Humans


The United Provinces of Ivanlandia has a review of Donald Westlake’s Humans. I haven’t read this book yet.

It seems that God is fed up with humanity and He’s going to do something about it. Remember Agent Smith’s wonderfully creepy speech in The Matrix, where Smith compares humanity to a virus? Well, that’s how God feels. But He just can’t snap His fingers and make us disappear.

The magnificent paradox of God’s omnipotence and Man’s Free Will gets in the way.

Read the whole thing.