Mercury Rests

Mercury Rests is the final volume of a trilogy of novels written by humorist Robert Kroese. These novels follow the adventure of Mercury an Angel who unintentionally gets wrapped up in a plan to prevent the Apocalypse from occurring earlier than scheduled.  Mercury is not a goody-two-shoes angel, but neither is he a cigarette smoking [Read More...]

Mercury Falls

Note: I am posting this previous review for archive sake since I am also posting a review for the final volume of this trilogy. Some time ago The Ironic Catholic recommended Mercury Falls by Robert Kroese. There are not too many books in the genre of hilarious novels involving the Apocalypse. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes [Read More...]

Best used room in the house

From Dicken’s Bleak House: “Sit down, my dear,” said Mr Jarndyce. “This, you must know, is the growlery. When I am out of humour, I come and growl here.” “You must be here very seldom, sir,” said I. “O, you don’t know me!” he returned. “When I am deceived or disappointed in — the wind, [Read More...]


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