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The Quantum of Tweed : The Man with the Nissan Micra (Quick Reads) by Conn Iggulden


The Quantum of Tweed : The Man with the Nissan Micra (Quick Reads)

Conn Iggulden


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Synopsis

The Quantum of Tweed : The Man with the Nissan Micra (Quick Reads) by Conn Iggulden

Albert Rossi has many qualities. He's a man who can spot polyester at a hundred paces. He's the person you'd have on speed dial were you to find yourself at the centre of a tailoring emergency. He has an excellent working knowledge of Bonnie Tyler's back catalogue. These skills are essential to a Gentleman's Outfitter from Eastcote. They are not necessarily on the job description for recruiting an assassin.

 

When Albert hits an unsuspecting pedestrian whilst listening to 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' in his Nissan Micra he is amazed to escape the inevitable knock on the door from the police. Instead he receives a mysterious phone call from a man who sounds surprisingly like Stephen Hawking telling him that his money will be left in the 'usual' place. At that very moment, Albert Rossi decides to change careers.

 

Albert Rossi's life is about to get a whole lot more interesting!


Reviews

Praise for Conn Iggulden's books:

 

'Iggulden!tells an absolutely cracking story...the pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent
The Times

'A brilliant read'
Sun

'Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction'
Daily Mirror

'I felt as if a blockbuster movie was unfolding before me!read the book before Hollywood takes it over'
Daily Express




About the Author

Conn Iggulden

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. Stormbird is the first book in his brilliant new series set during the Wars of the Roses, an extraordinary period of British history. His previous two series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongol Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day and were number one bestsellers. Conn Iggulden lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and children.


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Paperback
96 pages

Author
Conn Iggulden

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www.conniggulden.com/

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  • Wed, 23 Apr 2014 @ 23:03
    10 PRINT "Stormbird PB out 24th" 20 GOTO 10 RUN
  • Wed, 23 Apr 2014 @ 22:54
    RT @bengoldacre: This is surely deliberate, and therefore magnificent RT @Chalk_One: First time I've laughed today.... http://t.co/Yydf7Asx
  • Wed, 23 Apr 2014 @ 21:08
    RT @HenryMidship: Why Shakespeare was the most complete intellect humanity has produced via @Telegraph http://t.co/ipoYLgvPEH
  • Wed, 23 Apr 2014 @ 14:32
    RT @Nick_Britten: Oh I love this...Britain at its crazy best....Indian troops marching in China under British Officers,,,1932 https://t.co
  • Wed, 23 Apr 2014 @ 13:56
    A friend of mine refers to running as his 'shed'. Sometimes he runs and thinks. Other times he just runs. (Apologies to AA Milne)

Publisher
Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date
2nd February 2012

Categories
Literary Fiction


ISBN
9780007455980
 



















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