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Nostradamus Ate My Hamster By Robert Rankin

Nostradamus Ate My Hamster
by Robert Rankin

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Opened Fudgepacker's Emporium, a prop house catering to the more bizarre needs of the film industry. The lad needs a director and Ernie needs the dosh, and Ernie only lives up the road. And when Brentford takes on Hollywood, then Hollywood had better pack up and head for the hills.
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Nostradamus Ate My Hamster by Robert Rankin

DO HOLOGRAMS DREAM OF ELECTRIC CINEMA? He wanted Hollywood. He got Brentford. He wanted Spielberg. He got Fudgepacker. He got who? Fudgepacker. Ernest Fudgepacker. Directed all those weird B-movies back in the Fifties. Whatever happened to him? He retired. Opened Fudgepacker's Emporium, a prop house catering to the more bizarre needs of the film industry. Amazing place. There you could hire anything from shrunken heads to a pickled homunculus. Trouble is, they just don't make that kind of movie any more. Ernie's going bust. In fact, if he can't come up with some big bucks pretty damn quick, he's going to lose the business. It will take a miracle to save him now. Young Master Robert believes in miracles. He has a dream. He wants to star in movies alongside The Greats. The Golden Greats. The dead Golden Greats. He's a boy boffin with computers and he's invented this system that could put the stars of yesteryear right back up there on the screen. Next to him. He's written a script and he's got piles of money (his dad owns the brewery), but Hollywood isn't keen. And Mr Spielberg didn't ring back. The lad needs a director and Ernie needs the dosh, and Ernie only lives up the road. Could this be the perfect partnership? Well, it could be...but then this is Brentford and when you make movies in this neck of the woods, you can be sure of a BIG surprise. And when Brentford takes on Hollywood, then Hollywood had better pack up and head for the hills.

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Nostradamus Ate My Hamster Reviews


"'Classic Robert Rankin. If you've never read a Rankin before, grab yourself a handful of Nostradamus Ate My Hamster'" * SFX *

About Robert Rankin


Robert Rankin is the author of Web Site Story, Waiting for Godalming, Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls, Snuff Fiction, Apocalypso, The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag, Sprout Mask Replica, Nostradamus Ate My Hamster, A Dog Called Demolition, The Garden of Unearthly Delights, The Most Amazing Man Who Ever Lived, The Greatest Show Off Earth, Raiders of the Lost Car Park, The Book of Ultimate Truths, the Armageddon quartet (three books), and the Brentford trilogy (five books) which are all published by Corgi Books. Robert Rankin's latest novel, The Fandom of the Operator, is now available as a Doubleday hardback. For more information on Robert Rankin and his books, see his website at www.lostcarpark.com/sproutlore

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GOR001144970
Nostradamus Ate My Hamster by Robert Rankin
Robert Rankin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
1997-06-05
320
0552143553
9780552143554
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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