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"Brett's send-ups in the past have included package vacation travel and corporate culture, so it isn't strange to see Mrs. Pargeter, that formidable 'lady of a certain age,' accompanying a friend to a health spa. There are all kinds of opportunities for chicanery at a fat farm, and Brett makes the most of it. Strange characters and unknown dead persons abound, as Mrs. Pargeter, with the help of her deceased husband's business associates—'Ankle-Deep' 'Awkright,' 'Jack the Knife,' 'Stan the Stapler,' and the lugubrious Truffler Mason—skewers the health care industry that is killing its devotees. And as the investigation unfolds, the reader is treated to a wry and funny commentary on modern day foibles." Reviewed by Daniel Weiss, Virginia Quarterly Review (Copyright 2006 Virginia Quarterly Review)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684195650
Subtitle:
(a Mrs). Pargeter mystery
Author:
Brett, Simon
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons :
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Women detectives
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Women detectives -- England -- Fiction.
Subject:
Pargeter, Mrs.
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Edition Description:
Large print book club ed.
Large Print:
Yes
Series Volume:
103-428
Publication Date:
1993
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
326 p. (large print)

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