Odds bodkins!

I first read this a number of years ago and I have a sneaking suspicion that it was the book that first drew me to the world of absurdist fiction. I have a soft spot for Eddie. He remains an extremey well formed character and withstood a second reading without a flicker of disappointment. This book is in the style of a fifties detective novel with shades of science fiction and a cluster of intelligent cross-cultural references.

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Toy city is in disarray. Someone is killing off the PPPs (read the book) and Eddie is on the case. Eddie is missing the guidance of the recently disappeared legendary detective Bill Winkie. Jack steps into the city from the world of men and assists Eddie in his quest to find the killer. It’s as mad as…

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