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Not the End of the World

3.96 (2,433 Ratings by Goodreads)
Not the End of the World

Not the End of the World

3.96 (2,433 Ratings by Goodreads)
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ISBN13: 9780349109282
Published Date: 17 June, 1999

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The crew of an oceanic research vessel goes missing in the Pacific along with their mini-submarine. An evangelical media star holds a rally next door to a convention in LA devoted to 'nubile' cinematic entertainment. The cops know there's going to be trouble and they are not disappointed. What they didn't foresee was the presence in their state of a Glaswegian photographer with an indecipherable accent and a strong dislike of hypocrisy, or of a terrorist who seems to have access to plutonium as well as Semtex. In his unique style, Christopher Brookmyre throws a harsh light on the selfish preoccupations of 1990s society and at the same time provides uproarious entertainment.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 400
Item Weight 322 Gram
Product Dimensions 124 x 28 x 196
Publisher Abacus
Format Paperback | 400
Book Overview Action-packed, wittily observed and non-PC satire set in California where terrorists are gearing up for the Millenium.

Thrillingly unpleasant. * ESQUIRE *
Dialogue is a joy throughout. * THE TIMES *
Very funny * LITERARY REVIEW *
A high octane sense of the absurd * THE TIMES *

Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full time novelist with the publication of QUITE UGLY ONE MORNING. Since the publication of A BIG BOY DID IT AND RAN AWAY he and his family decided to move away from Aberdeen and now live near Glasgow. Oh, yes.