The bad book affair a mobile library mystery by Ian Sansom

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Published by Harper Paperbacks in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Librarians -- Fiction,
  • Northern Ireland -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Ian Sansom.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6119.A575 B33 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24019377M
ISBN 109780061452017
LC Control Number2010000396

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Sansom’s Mobile Library Mystery series has made a big splash with critics on both sides of “the Pond.”. I can't believe I'm rating this five stars. It's a book about an affair!But I could not put it down. Broken into three parts, this book revisits many of the same situations and dialogs from the perspectives of the three main people affected /5.

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But any celebration, planned or otherwise, must be put on hold when a troubled teenager – the daughter of a local politician. The Bad Book Affair is Israel's fourth hilarious adventure as he tools around Ireland in a rattletrap bookmobile trying to solve the mystery of a missing teenage girl while trying to keep his mess of a personal life in order.

Sansom's Mobile Library Mystery series has made a big splash with critics on both sides of "the Pond."/5(21). As The Bad Book Affair opens, "Tumdrum's and possibly Ireland's only English Jewish vegetarian mobile librarian" Israel Armstrong is pining for his ex-girlfriend.

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Sansom’s Mobile Library Mystery series has made a big splash with critics on both sides of “the Pond.”. "[Israel 's] fish-out-of-water dilemmas and encounters with kooky locals will resonate with Alexander McCall Smith fans." &#;Publishers Weekly Author Ian Sansom "clearly loves a good laugh" (Washington Post), as his delightful mystery series featuring rumpled, fish-out-of-water, Jewish vegetaria.

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