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Author: Robert Rankin
Publisher: London : Corgi Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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His great-great grandfather died at the Battle of Little Big Horn. He wasn't with Custer though. He was holding a sprout-bake and tent meeting in the field next door and went over to complain about the noise. His great-grandfather (also a sprout farmer and man of the cloth) always wore weighted shoes while in the pulpit, to avoid any embarrassing levitations during moments of extreme rapture. His grandfather (lay  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Rankin
ISBN: 0552143561 9780552143561
OCLC Number: 42833631
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain by Doubleday"--Title page verso.
Description: 350 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Robert Rankin.

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His great-great grandfather died at the Battle of Little Big Horn. His grandfather (lay precher, large sideburns, taste for sprouts) spoke only in rhyming couplets (to please the ghost of his dead  Read more...

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"'Stark raving genius'" * The Times * "'He does for England what Spike Milligan does for Ireland. There can be no higher praise'" -- John Clute * Mail on Sunday *

 
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