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The Ballad of Peckham Rye - Muriel Spark
The Ballad of Peckham Rye
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The Ballad of Peckham Rye is the wickedly farcical fable of a blue-collar town turned upside down. When the firm of Meadows, Meade & Grindley hires Dougal Douglas to do "human research" into the private lives of its workforce, they are in no way prepared for the mayhem, mutiny, and murder he will... show more
The Ballad of Peckham Rye is the wickedly farcical fable of a blue-collar town turned upside down. When the firm of Meadows, Meade & Grindley hires Dougal Douglas to do "human research" into the private lives of its workforce, they are in no way prepared for the mayhem, mutiny, and murder he will stir up. "Not only funny but startlingly original," declared The Washington Post, "the legendary character of Dougal Douglas . . . may not have been boasting when he referred so blithely to his association with the devil."
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780811214087 (0811214087)
Pages no: 143
Edition language: English
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After reading [b:Memento Mori|8086674|Memento Mori|Muriel Spark|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1272131740s/8086674.jpg|2934614] and loving every part of it, I was expecting this one to be as witty and as interesting as the aforementioned. I was wrong. There was really nothing at all that interested m...
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