The Third Pig Detective Agency (Third Pig Detective Agency, Book 1)

The Third Pig Detective Agency (Third Pig Detective Agency, Book 1)

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by Bob Burke
     
 

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A rather silly detective story in the spirit of Jasper Fforde.Harry Pigg, the only surviving brother from the Big Bad Wolf attacks, has set up business as a private detective in Grimmtown, only things aren't going too well. Down on his luck, with bills to pay and no clients in sight the outlook is poor. But then in walks local businessman Aladdin who needs someone to…  See more details below

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A rather silly detective story in the spirit of Jasper Fforde.Harry Pigg, the only surviving brother from the Big Bad Wolf attacks, has set up business as a private detective in Grimmtown, only things aren't going too well. Down on his luck, with bills to pay and no clients in sight the outlook is poor. But then in walks local businessman Aladdin who needs someone to help him track down an old lamp.What follows is a case of nursery rhyme-noir. Funny, thrilling and always entertaining, Harry Pigg is an old breed of hero for a new generation. It's as if Humphrey Bogart or James Cagney had walked into the middle of a bedtime story.A comedy caper for all ages. The first in a major new series.

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Reviews of THE THIRD PIG DETECTIVE AGENCY

‘This is undoubtedly the most whimsical hardboiled detective novel ever written, and it's utterly delightful.’ MATT REES

‘The Third Pig Detective Agency is a wonderful pastiche of noir-ish detective stories like The Maltese Falcon. The design is an absolute gem, with coffee stains on some pages and a genuinely vintage looking cover.’ www.culch.ie

‘A cross between Chinatown and all the fairy tales you've ever read.’ LIMERICK LEADER

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007333141
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/12/2009
Series:
Third Pig Detective Agency , #1
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
3 MB
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Bob is the award-winning author of The Third Pig Detective Agency series. He lives in County Limerick with his wife and three children.

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