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Getting Rid Of Mister Kitchen by Charlie Higson
  

Synopsis

Getting Rid Of Mister Kitchen by Charlie Higson

A man kills a prospective buyer for his car. On the verge of becoming a name in the interior design world, he can't afford a scandal and must discreetly dispose of the body-- not an easy job when the whole of London seems to be conspiring against him.

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A tour-de-force... captures right-wing arrogance magnificently. * SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY * This is a black farce with bells on, or Martin Amis as slapstick... very funny and utterly unstoppable. * THE TIMES * A funny, frightening book, full of powerful, open-hearted material and with a strong line in suspense. * TLS * A sizzlingly paced modern thriller with outbursts of thumpingly sick black humour... It is fast. It is cruel. It is comical. It is vastly entertaining, and not a little disturbing. * NME *


About the Author

Charlie Higson

Charlie Higson is a well-known writer of screenplays and novels, including the phenomenally successful Young Bond series. He is also a performer and co-creator of 'The Fast Show' and Radio Four's award-winning 'Down the Line' series - recently made into a popular BBC2 sketch show, 'Bellamy's People'.

Charlie is a big fan of horror films and is now hoping to give a great many children sleepless nights with his The Enemy series. The Young Bond books have, to date, sold over three-quarters of a million copies in the UK and been translated into 24 different languages. The Young Bond titles are included in a recent list of books complied by the Department for Children, Schools and Families and the School Libraries Association to encourage school boys to read (www.boysintobooks.co.uk).

After studying at the University of East Anglia, Charlie formed a band, The Higsons. He then became a decorator before turning to the world of television and going into partnership with his friend Paul Whitehouse. Their successes included 'Saturday Live', the 'Harry Enfield Television Programme', 'The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer', 'Shooting Stars', 'Randall and Hopkirk, Deceased', the film 'Suite 16', 'Swiss Toni' and 'The Fast Show'. Charlie is also a successful adult novelist and has written four thrillers, King of the Ants (1992), Happy Now (1993), Full Whack (1995) and Getting Rid of Mr Kitchen(1996).

Charlie lives in London with his wife and three sons.

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Publication date

5th February 2009

Author

Charlie Higson

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Author's Website

www.charliehigson.co.uk/

Publisher

Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780349121826

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