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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)

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A World Book Day 2012 Quick Read.

This brilliant comic thriller will have you on the edge of your seat.

If you like Conn Iggulden you might also like to read books by Alex Rutherford, Douglas Jackson and Harry Sidebottom.


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!


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'

'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; with UK sales topping almost 3 million, Conn has joined the likes of Bernard Cornwell and Ken Follett on the A-list of historical novelists. Conn’s 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. An ex-school teacher and adventurer, Conn was the first author to ever achieve a simultaneous no 1 across and fiction and non-fiction charts with Dangerous Book for Boys. Over 7 million copies of his books have now sold globally. Conn lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and four children.

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2nd February 2012


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Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


96 pages


Literary Fiction

Thriller / suspense



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