It is late at night when poet Cadogan stumbles on the dead body of an old lady in an Oxford toyshop. The following morning, the toyshop has vanished and in its place is a grocery store. Nobody, not even the police, seem surprised.
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"A clever, funny and rightly famous story set in Oxford 30 years before Morse started pounding the beat" (The Times, 100 Best Crime Novels of the Twentieth Century)
"The characters were so engaging and the writing so mischievous, that I thoroughly enjoyed it" (Miles Kington Independent)
"Hilarious adventures" (Washington Post)
"One of the undiscovered treasures of British crime fiction: Crispin's storytelling is intelligent, humane, surprising and rattling good fun" (A.L. Kennedy)
"A classic crime novel with a surreal streak… It's a clever, energetic romp, written with wit" (Val McDermid The Week)
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