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Title: Monsieur Pamplemousse Takes the Cure
Description: London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0340403314). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine copy with a near Fine price clipped dustjacket. The author of Paddington Bear's darkly humorous first novel for adults of M. Pamplemousse, an undercover haute cuisine food inspector who is sent with his bloodhound right paw, Pommes Frite to the punitive regime of Chateau Morgue, a Pyrenean health farm. Matters are not improved by the stipulation of his boss that he must investigate the nefarious goings on by posing as a blind man with his trusty guide dog. The Chateau fulfils their worst nighmares where all meals consist of a glass of muddy spa water and early morning tramps in the snow and he soon discovers that the Chateau Morgue's nefarious activities are - sausages. Why are there so many deaths? Why do all the corpses have thick calves? All will be revealed - even the sausages. NOT EX LIB D3. Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: 0340403314

Price: GBP 8.00 = appr. US$ 11.42 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 001928

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