The Fourth Bear: A Nursery Crime (Paperback)

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    Jasper Fforde traded a varied career in the film industry for staring vacantly out of the window and arranging words on a page. He lives and writes in Wales. The Eyre Affair was his first novel in the bestselling "Thursday Next" series. He is also the author of the "Nursery Crime" series.

    The inimitable Jasper Fforde gives readers another delightful mash-up of detective fiction and nursery rhyme, returning to those mean streets where no character is innocent. The Gingerbreadman—sadist, psychopath, cookie—is on the loose in Reading, but that’s not who Detective Jack Spratt and Sergeant Mary Mary are after. Instead, they’ve been demoted to searching for missing journalist “Goldy” Hatchett. The last witnesses to see her alive were the reclusive Three Bears, and right away Spratt senses something furry—uh, funny—about their story, starting with the porridge. The Fourth Bear is a delirious new romp from our most irrepressible fabulist.

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    ISBN 9780143038924
    Genre FICTION / Humorous
    Format Paperback
    Pages 378
    Publisher Date 2007-07-31 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Penguin Group USA
    Copyright Year 2006
    Height 7.75 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.6 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Nursery Crime
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Fforde, Jasper
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    Country of Origin United States

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