Borrow
Buy

Mr Toppit

by Charles Elton

With an enticing premise, entertaining and intriguing characters who are mostly all part of a dysfunctional British family, commentary on celebrity culture and plenty of dark humour, you'll find that before you know it you've read 100 pages and your neglected cuppa has gone cold!

Extract

Animals have some kind of instinct to warn them of danger in the air. People like Rachel and I had it too. It's a sort of familial code, a dog-whistle signal so obscurely pitched, so far off any conventional tonal scale, that even those NASA computers monitoring sounds in space couldn't pick it up. What Rachel had said had left a residue of something chemical in the air, a kind of static that set off a chain reaction, which forced the ions in the atmosphere to flow back on themselves, like a hand brushing suede against the grain.

Parallels

What a Carve Up! by Jonathan Coe
 

Read Extract

Books with similar rating

Borrow

1. Select UK region:

Not in the UK?

Scotland Norther Ireland North East of England North West of England Yorkshire and the Humber Wales West Midlands East Midlands East of England London South West of England South East of England

Sign in

 
Email:
 
Password:

Whichbook Sign Up

Enter your email address to get started:

First name:
Last name:
Password:
Confirm password:

Alerts

Email alerts are only available for registered users.