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Don't Point That Thing at Me: A Charlie Mortdecai Mystery

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A cult classic in the UK since it's first publication there in the 1970s, Don't Point that Thing at Me is the hilarious and dark humored crime thriller featuring the Honorable Charlie Mortdecai: degenerate aristocrat, amoral art dealer, seasoned epicurean, unwilling assassin, and general knave-about-Piccadilly. With his thuggish manservant Jock, Mortdecai endures all manner of nastiness involving secret police, angry foreign governments, stolen paintings, and dead clients, all just to make a dishonest living — while decked out in the most stylish garb and drinking the most bizarre alcoholic cocktails. Don't miss the brilliant mixture of comedy, crime, and suspense.

About the Author

Kyril Bonifiglioli (1928-85) was an art dealer, accomplished fencer, a fair shot with most weapons, and a serial marrier of beautiful women. He claimed to be "abstemious in all things except drink, food, tobacco, and talking," and "loved and respected by all who knew him slightly."

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585675623
Other:
Bonifiglioli, Kyril
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Author:
Bonfiglioli, Kyril
Location:
Woodstock, NY
Subject:
England
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Aristocracy
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Subject:
Art thefts
Subject:
Art dealers
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Charlie Mortdecai Mysteries
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
198
Dimensions:
7.98x5.36x.49 in. .41 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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