Quite Ugly One Morning by Christopher Brookmyre

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Winner of Britain’s First Blood Award for the best debut crime novel, Christopher Brookmyre’s Quite Ugly One Morning is the raucous comic thriller that established the author’s reputation for a scabrously humorous style and breakneck, hell-for-leather narrative pacing. When hard-partying, wisecracking investigative journalist Jack Parlabane stumbles across the corpse of the scion of a wealthy Edinburgh medical family, he’s determined to get to the bottom of things on his own. He quickly becomes enmeshed in a rousing adventure that will take him through all the strata of contemporary Scottish society—and into some dangerous (and hysterical) situations.

Laced with acerbic wit and crackling dialogue, Quite Ugly One Morning is a wildly entertaining and vivacious thriller.
 

About Christopher Brookmyre

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Christopher Brookmyre is one of Britain's leading crime novelists. He has worked as a journalist for several British newspapers and is the author of fourteen novels, including One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night, Quite Ugly One Morning, and Not the End of the World.
 
Published May 1, 2012 by Grove Press. 214 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Crime. Fiction

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