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Quite Ugly One Morning [Paperback]

Christopher Brookmyre
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Review

Thrillingly unpleasant (ESQUIRE)

A sharp, funny novel, with strong characters and some smart dialogue (TLS)

A wicked satire...excellent plotting and a goodly amount of acidic one-liners (THE SCOTSMAN)

a great title and a thrillingly unpleasant murder mytery. (ESQUIRE)

Book Description

The novel which launched Christopher Brookmyre on an unsuspecting but overwhelmingy appreciative audience. 'The dialogue is a joy throughout and the plot crackles along with confident gusto and intelligence...an assured debut by a talented writer' THE TIMES

From the Back Cover

Yeah, yeah, the usual.

A crime. A corpse. A killer. Heard it. Except this stiff happens to be a Ponsonby, scion of a venerable Edinburgh medical clan, and the manner of his death speaks of unspeakable things. Why is the body displayed like a slice of beef? How come his hands are digitally challenged? And if it's not the corpse, what is that awful smell?

'The plot crackles along with confident gusto and intelligence . . . an assured debut by talented writer' The Times

'Excellent plotting and a goodly amount of acidic one-liners' Scotsman

--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

About the Author

Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full time novelist with the publication of QUITE UGLY ONE MORNING. Since the publication of A BIG BOY DID IT AND RAN AWAY he and his family decided to move away from Aberdeen and now live near Glasgow. Oh, yes.
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