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Book Information: Antipope, the

Antipope, the (1981) [Novel]
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Series: Brentford "Trilogy"
Part: 1

Summary :

Outside the sun shines. Buses rumble towards Ealing Broadway and I'm expected to do battle with the powers of darkness. It all seems a little unfair... You could say it all started with the red-eyed tramp with the slimy fingers who put the wind up Neville, the part-time barman, something rotten [sic]. Or when Archroy's wife swapped his trusty Morris Minor for five magic beans while he was out at the rubber factory.

On the other hand, you could say it all started a lot earlier. Like 450 years ago, when Borgias walked the earth.

Pooley and Omally, stars of the Brentford Labour Exchange and the Flying Swan, want nothing to do with it, especially if there's a Yankee and a pint of Large in the offing. Pope Alexander VI, last of the Borgia, has other ideas...

Original title: The Antipope
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor

Edition #1: Antipope, the

Antipope, the (1981)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "Wonderful...a heady mix of Flann O'Brien, Douglas Adams, Tom Sharpe and Ken Campbell, but with an inbuilt irreverence and indelicacy that is unique - and makes it the long-awaited, heavy smoker's answer to The Lord of the Rings" Time Out
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Antipope, the (1992)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Transworld
ISBN: 055213841X
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.8 x 0.9 in
Pages: 288

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