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Title:
The big over easy : a nursery crime
Author:
Fforde, Jasper.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Viking, 2005.
Physical Description:
xii, 383 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Unconvinced that a former convict and millionaire philanthropist has been murdered by his suicide-victim ex-wife, detective inspector Jack Spratt and his assistant, Mary Mary, uncover a plot involving money laundering and asylum-seeking titans.
Language:
English
Contents:
Mary, Mary -- Jack Spratt -- The fall guy -- Mrs. Hubbard, dogs and bones -- Prometheus -- Mrs. Laura Dumpty -- The nursery crime division -- The armory -- Back at the office -- Charles Pewter -- The sacred gonga -- St. Cerebellum's -- First on the right -- Meeting the detective -- Granny spratt's displeasure -- Mrs. Singh turns the story -- The inquiry begins -- Lord Randolph Spongg IV -- Solomon Grundy -- Press conference -- RIP, Mrs. Dumpty, and "the case ... is closed!" -- Titans and beanstalks -- Mary's doubts -- Briggs v. Spratt -- Good night, wee willie winkie -- Meet the grundys -- Perplexity, complexity -- Castle spongg -- Lola vavoom -- Another press conference -- Home, sweet home -- Giorgio porgia -- What Bessie Brooks had to say for herself -- Investigated -- Summing up -- Refilling the jar -- The man from the guild -- Lola vavoom returns -- The red ford zephyr -- The goring foot museum -- Dr. Horatio Carbuncle -- Loose ends -- The end of the story.
ISBN:
9780670034239

9780739464328
Format :
Book