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Screwtop Thompson

Author: Magnus Mills
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In "Hark the Herald", a guest stays at an eerie guesthouse over Christmas without encountering any other residents, despite constant reassurance from the landlord that he would see them if only he arrived for breakfast slightly earlier; in "Only When the Sun Shines Brightly" Aesop's fable about a competition between the Sun and the Wind to get a man to take his coat off, gets a new look involving a railway arch, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories, English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magnus Mills
ISBN: 9781408806531 1408806533
OCLC Number: 645702817
Description: pages cm
Contents: Only when the sun shines brightly --
At your service --
The comforter --
Hark the herald --
Once in a blue moon --
The good cop --
Screwtop Thompson --
They drive by night --
Half as nice --
Vacant possession --
A public performance.
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Collects such stories as "Hark the Herald", "Only When the Sun Shines Brightly" and "Once in a Blue Moon".  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR MAGNUS MILLS Independent 'Imagine The Office crossed with Brave New World ... hilarious' Daily Express 'So refreshingly readable it's astounding' New Statesman 'Like P.G. Wodehouse, Read more...

 
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