Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Militant Midwives by Michael Bond
Having delivered a particularly stirring speech at his recently deceased colleague's funeral, Monsieur Pamplemousse is more than a little disturbed when the coffin explodes into flames during the ceremony. Luckily, his faithful hound Pommes Frites gives out a warning cry just in time, so there are not casualties. But, who exactly is behind this explosion - and what was the actual cause of his late co-workers demise? This latest in their wild romps find the entertaining duo meeting a CIA agent masquerading as a celebrity chef with a penchant for Krispy Kremes, causing chaos at a prestigious hotel, and experimenting with a dog translator. With delectable wit, sharp dialogue and a marvellous sense of timing, this latest in the adventures of M Pamplemousse and his beloved hound, will have you chuckling out loud and crying out for more.