Any God Will Do Author:Richard Condon "Richard Condon's Any God Will Do is a truly remarkable reading experience. The Condon literary line-of-descent via The Oldest Confession, The Manchurian Candidate, and An Infinity of Mirrors could hardly be called ordinary, but the current work is something else. Never a man to stand accused of rewriting the same story. Condon has outdone hi... more »mself.
It's as though he sat down and asked himself 'Why now a black-humorish search for identity with sex as a cornerstone?' Why not, indeed! The Condon cult knows that its hero is far out, but selected for the protagonist an honest-Jericho certifiable madman? Really! It is Condon's triumph that for page after page it's impossible to remember that Francis is truly insane, sufficient comment perhaps on the world we live in. The stoary ranges from the wildly funny to the intrinsically pathetic with never a wrong struck note." - Detroit Free Press« less