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Barcelona Plates By Alexei Sayle

Barcelona Plates
by Alexei Sayle

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The renowned comedian and presenter Alexei Sayle proves himself to be a formidable literary talent in this wonderful collection of sleek, dark, and witty short stories.
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Barcelona Plates by Alexei Sayle

A septuagenarian contract killer, a chronic hypochondriac, two zombie-creating comedians, a good Samaritan and a man called Barnaby whose holiday takes an unexpected turn. In these sleek and witty tales, described by Loaded as 'an excellent collection of dark, funny and bizarre short stories', Alexei Sayle's characters are vividly, wryly - and occasionally disturbingly - portrayed. Their voices, and the stories they have to tell will remain in the mind for a long, long time.

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Barcelona Plates Reviews


'Brilliant tragedy and brilliant comedy in one stunning sentence...It reminded me most of nothing I'd ever read before.' * Douglas Adams *
'A cracking read...dense with smart ideas, sour observations and loony rants' * Independent on Sunday *
'Arch, desiccated and menacing...brilliant' * The Times *
'Barcelona Plates will put a smile on your face and a chill down your spine.' * Time Out *

About Alexei Sayle


Alexei Sayle is a comedian, actor, presenter and writer. His television work as a writer and performer includes The Young Ones, Alexei Sayle's Stuff, and The All New Alexei Sayle Show. He has written regularly for the Observer, Indepedent, Time Out, Car Magazine and Esquire and he has appeared in numerous films, from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade to Gorky Park and Swing

Additional information

GOR001704724
Barcelona Plates by Alexei Sayle
Alexei Sayle
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2006-12-28
224
034093638X
9780340936382
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.