Bud Wiggins dreamed of achieving fame as a screenwriter. He almost made it. Instead, he finds himself free-falling through a world of hallucinatory absurdity, low comedy, and epic degradation. A Hollywood bottom-feeder who moonlights as a limo driver to pay the bills, both tormented and vicariously aroused by his contact with the industry's elite, Mr. Wiggins bears poignant, paranoid witness to the horror and hysteria that are by-products of "the Business." His phantasmagoric saga, by turns picaresque, pornographic, and poetic, Force Majeure is the first of a projected quartet called "Scriptures" that will chronicle the misadventures and transcendental fall and rise -- comic, tragic, and tragicosmic -- of Bud Wiggins, Quixote of Babylon.
Praise for this book
"As knowing a novel of late-twentieth century Hollywood as one is likely to encounter, brilliantly detailed and remorselessly funny. Mr Wagner is a major talent." - William Gibson
Used availability for Bruce Wagner's Force Majeure
August 1991 : USA Hardback
February 2005 : USA Paperback
September 1993 : UK Paperback
May 1993 : USA Paperback