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Quite Ugly One Morning, Paperback / softback Book

Quite Ugly One Morning Paperback / softback

Part of the Jack Parlabane series

Paperback / softback


This is story of murder, corruption and sin. And that's just the hero. Every great story begins with something unspeakable . . . the first Jack Parlabane thriller, from multi-award-winning author Chris Brookmyre. Yeah, yeah, the usual. A crime. A corpse. A killer. Heard it. Except this stiff happens to be a Ponsonby, scion of a venerable Edinburgh medical clan, and the manner of his death speaks of unspeakable things. Why is the body displayed like a slice of beef? How come his hands are digitally challenged? And if it's not the corpse, what is that awful smell?Quite Ugly One Morning is a wickedly entertaining and vivacious thriller, full of acerbic wit, cracking dialogue and villains both reputed and shell-suited, and heralds the arrival of a crime fiction legend, journalist Jack Parlabane. 'A lean, nasty, fun little page-turner'New York Times 'Brookmyre is always a class act'The Observer'A sharp, funny novel'TLS'A wicked satire'Scotsman


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