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The Crime Studio by [Aylett, Steve]

The Crime Studio Kindle Edition

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Brilliantly acerbic pulp pastiche from the author of The Inflatable Volunteer


Beerlight, the city of all our futures, is not a safe place. Crime - occasionally sophisticated, normally violent, always hilarious in its unintended effects - is the motor of the city's economy. Weaponry, rather than fast cars or designer clothes, is the ultimate status symbol. The cast of hoodlums includes burglar extraordinaire Billy Panacea, Kicker Charlie the casino owner, conman-cum-lawyer Harpoon Specter, Henry Blince the donut-obsessed Chief of Police, Getty Hundred Ram the unwitting bank-robber and other fun-loving felons who hang out at the Delayed Reaction Bar on Valentine Street. The narrator is only referred to as 'the clown' by his fellow criminals, and like all wise jesters, he holds a mirror up to our own world ...

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 429 KB
  • Print Length: 156 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Serif; 1 edition (2 Dec. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008M279FM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #379,251 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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