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Bryant and May on the Loose by Christopher Fowler

Bryant and May on the Loose

Part of the Bryant & May Series
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The seventh novel to feature the eccentric London detectives Bryant and May, and this is just as strange and compelling as the others. These books are a joy to read, clever, humorous, sensitive, informative and exciting. They also make you look at England’s capital city in a whole new way …. This plot contains the twists and red herrings we’ve come to expect and the characters we’ve come to love. The writing is a wonderful mix of pace and intelligence which appeals on many levels. I can’t recommend it enough.

Comparison: Tim Davys (Amberville), Jasper Fforde (Nursery Crimes series), Malcolm Pryce (Aberystwyth series).

If you like Christopher Fowler you might also like to read books by John Harvey, Jacqueline Winspear and Robert Goddard.

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Bryant and May on the Loose by Christopher Fowler

Long regarded an anachronism and a thorn in the side of its superiors, the Peculiar Crimes Unit is to be disbanded. For octogenarian detectives Arthur Bryant and John May, it seems retirement is now the only option. But then a headless body is found in a freezer, and on the perimeter of a massive construction site near King's Cross, a gigantic figure has been spotted - dressed in deerskin and sporting antlers made of knives and suddenly, with limited resources and very little time, the PCU are back in business...

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Do yourself a favour and pick up a novel by Christopher Fowler. The author's Bryant and May series is proving to be one of the quirkiest and most ingenious pleasures to be found in the genre: atmospheric, sardonically funny and craftily suspenseful. -- Barry Forshaw * AMAZON.CO.UK *

About the Author

Christopher Fowler

Christopher Fowler is the award-winning author of over thirty novels and twelve short story collections, and the Bryant & May mystery novels, which record the adventures of two Golden Age detectives investigating impossible London crimes. His latest books are the sinister comedy-thriller ‘Plastic’, the memoir ‘Film Freak’ and the haunted-house novel ‘Nyctophobia’. Other work includes the ‘War of the Worlds’ videogame, a graphic novel and a Hammer horror radio play. He has a weekly column in The Independent On Sunday. He spends his time between London and Barcelona..

Christopher Fowler was the winner of the CWA Dagger in the Library 2015.

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24th June 2010


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Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd


384 pages


Crime / Mystery
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