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Bayou overrun by feral hippos and mercenary hippo wranglers from around the globe It is the story of Winslow Houndstooth and his crew It is the story of their fortunes It is the story of his reven. Reminds me of Maverick 1994 and Wild Wild West 1999 Just suspend your belief system and have fun Hippos are waiting Carnivorous ferals are circling and snapping their teeth like crocodiles in a James Bond movie 'A good time no alcohol reuired' by the Jeremy Jahns rating systemA drunken Soviet worker is trying to saddle a hippopotamus Novokuznetsk 1982

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River of TeethIn the early 20th Century the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source This is t. I was sold on this novella as soon as I read the premise Based on an actual idea that was never executed by US government this book postulates a Wild West era America in which hippos were introduced to the Mississippi River to be raised as a source of food Unfortunately some of these hippos have now gone feral which means Houston we have a hippo problem The government hires a crack team of hippo wranglers who also have varied talents as demolition experts assassins con women and pistoleers to clear a large area of the Delta of their mean man eating hippo swarms Alas as vicious as the hippos are humans are even worse and our heroes will encounter lots of opposite on their way to realizing their goal I like to describe this book as The Magnificent Seven with hippos It is a rip roaring read with humor violence passion revenge and a plausible alternate reality all packed into a very compact story Bonus points The cast is wonderfully and refreshingly non heteronormative and nobody in this alternate Nineteenth Century blinks an eye Of course with man eating hippos in the water I guess they have pressing things to worry about

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READ Ø River of Teeth ¶ In the early 20th Century the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source This is trueOther true things about hippos they are savage they are fast and their jaws can snap a man in twoThis was a terrible planContained within RueOther true things about hippos they are savage they are fast and their jaws can snap a man in twoThis was a terrible planContained within this volume is an 1890s America that might have been a. In a world where the US government DID import hippos into the Louisiana swamp to raise for meat in the 1800s Winslow Houndstooth gets hired for a caper no an operation to get the Hippos out of The Harriet a vast marsh overrun with feral hippos Only one member of his crew is a traitorWhen I read about this on the Facebook I knew I had to read it A western with people riding hippos What's not to like Anyway Tor denied me on netgalley but an early birthday present from the esteemed Richard saved the dayWhere to start The book kind of reminds me of the part in The Good The Bad and The Ugly when Blondie and Tuco blow up the bridge Only instead of the desert it's in the Lousiana swamp And they're riding hippos And instead of Clint Eastwood and Eli Wallach the crew is a bisexual English former hippo rancher a rotund con woman a pregnant professional killer a gambler and a person of indeterminate gender And instead of a bridge they're using explosives to get the hippos out of the Harriet Huh I guess it's only superficially like the bridge sceneThe mistrust among the crew is one of the drivers of the story along with Houndstooth's uest for vengeance It would make a great movie What would you call a western set in the Lousiana swamp A gumbo westernAnyway it's a lot of fun While it uses western conventions and a western plot structure the setting and the characters make it something else entirely Something I want to read much of Good thing the seuel comes out soon Four out of five stars