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The Big Over Easy: A Nursery Crime (A Nursery Crime Novel)
The Big Over Easy: A Nursery Crime (A Nursery Crime Novel) by Jasper Fforde 0143037234 9780143037231
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The Big Over Easy: A Nursery Crime (A Nursery Crime Novel) by Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde does it again with a dazzling new series starring Inspector Jack Spratt, head of the Nursery Crime Division Jasper Ffordes bestselling Thursday Next series has delighted readers of every genre with its literary derring-do and brilliant flights of fancy. In The Big Over Easy, Fforde takes a break from classic literature and tumbles into the seedy underbelly of nursery crime. Meet Inspector Jack Spratt, family man and head of the Nursery Crime Division. Hes investigating the murder of ovoid D-class nursery celebrity Humpty Dumpty, found shattered to death beneath a wall in a shabby area of town. Yes, the big egg is down, and all those brittle pieces sitting in the morgue point to foul play. BACKCOVER: A wonderfully readable riot . . . [A] cleverly plotted, magically overstuffed yet amazingly digestible book . . . This summers perfect beach read for eggheads. The Wall Street Journal As if the Marx brothers were let loose in the childrens section of a strange bookstore. USA Today Pythonesque . . . Like the Harry Potter and Lemony Snicket books, this one is abundantly playful without being truly geared for children. Anyone who has ever been read a nursery rhyme . . . can appreciate Mr. Ffordes outlandish joking. Janet Maslin, The New York Times

Author: Jasper Fforde

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 383

Publisher: Penguin Books

Publication Date: 2006-07-25

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ISBN: 0143037234

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