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Sir Giles, an MP of few principles, decides to build a motorway through a particularly picturesque piece of England, but he has reckoned without his wife, Lady Maude, and her enigmatic gardener, Blott. From the author of ANCESTRAL VICES, THE MIDDEN and WILT.
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"Confirms that he had inherited the mantle of the late P.G. Wodehouse. This is deliciously English comedy" (Guardian)
"Extremely funny . . . Mr Sharpe's dialogues is nifty, imaginative, enjoyable" (Peter Ackroyd The Spectator)
"I laughed out loud, I really did . . . Tom Sharpe is nowhere more buoyant than when mounting catastrophic scenes of hilarious mayhem" (The Statesman)
"A very funny writer indeed . . . Tom Sharpe's comedy lies as much in his language and the pace of the dialogue as in the outrageous muddles and confusions of his comic situations" (The Times)
"This exuberant novel will cheer all those who dislike bureaucracy" (Daily Telegraph)
A hilarious dose of British farce from Tom Sharpe, the bestselling author of Wilt and Porterhouse Blue.
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Book Description David & Charles, 1975. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0436458039