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Fforde, Jasper

Editore: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2005
ISBN 10: 0340835672 / ISBN 13: 9780340835678
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Casa editrice: Hodder & Stoughton, London

Data di pubblicazione: 2005

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included

autografato: Signed

Edizione: First edition, first printing


Signed by Jasper on the title page. The smaller issue with £12.99 on the dust jacket flap. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. Codice inventario libreria 36336

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Riassunto: It's Easter in Reading - a bad time for eggs - and no one can remember the last sunny day. Humpty Dumpty, well-known nursery favourite, large egg, ex-convict and former millionaire philanthropist is found shattered beneath a wall in a shabby area of town. Following the pathologist's careful reconstruction of Humpty's shell, Detective Inspector Jack Spratt and his Sergeant Mary Mary are soon grappling with a sinister plot involving cross-border money laundering, the illegal Bearnaise sauce market, corporate politics and the cut and thrust world of international Chiropody. As Jack and Mary stumble around the streets of Reading in Jack's Lime Green Austin Allegro, the clues pile up, but Jack has his own problems to deal with. And on top of everything else, the JellyMan is coming to town...

Dal retro di copertina: "A wonderfully readable riot . . . [A] cleverly plotted, magically overstuffed yet amazingly digestible book . . . This summer’s perfect beach read for eggheads."
—The Wall Street Journal

"As if the Marx brothers were let loose in the children’s section of a strange bookstore."
—USA Today

"Pythonesque . . . Like the Harry Potter and Lemony Snicket books, this one is abundantly playful without being truly geared for children. Anyone who has ever been read a nursery rhyme . . . can appreciate Mr. Fforde’s outlandish joking."
—Janet Maslin, The New York Times

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