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  • The Norfolk Mystery
    The Norfolk Mystery (Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Love Miss Marple? Adore Holmes and Watson? Professor Morley's guide to Norfolk is a story of bygone England; quaint villages, eccentric locals - and murder!

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  • The Norfolk Mystery
    The Norfolk Mystery (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Love Miss Marple? Adore Holmes and Watson? Professor Morley's guide to Norfolk is a story of bygone England: quaint villages, eccentric locals?and murder ?...

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  • Westmorland Alone
    Westmorland Alone (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Welcome to Westmorland. Perhaps the most scenic county in England! Home of the poets! Land of the great artists! District of the Great Lakes! And the scene of a mysterious crime . . . ....

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  • Paper: An Elegy
    Paper: An Elegy (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    A witty, personal and entertaining reflection on the history and meaning of paper during the (passing) era of its universal importance.

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  • Death in Devon
    Death in Devon (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Love Miss Marple? Adore Holmes and Watson? Professor Morley’s guide to Devon is a story of bygone England; quaint villages, eccentric locals—and murder…Swanton Morely, the People’s Professor, sets off for Devon to continue his history of England, The County Guides. Morley’s daughter, Miriam, and his assistant, Stephen Sefton, pack up the Lagonda for a trip to the...

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  • Paper
    Paper (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Paying tribute to paper in all of its forms and functions, this humorous, international cultural study and series of personal reflections on the meaning of this essential product takes readers through the panoply of human history and around the world. 25,000 first printing.

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  • The Bad Book Affair
    The Bad Book Affair (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    ?[Israel's] fish-out-of-water dilemmas and encounters with kooky locals will resonate with Alexander McCall Smith fans.? ?Publishers Weekly...

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  • The Bad Book Affair
    The Bad Book Affair (Paperback) Ian Sansom

    The Bad Book Affair features the magnificently hapless Israel Armstrong - the duffle-coat wearing, navel-gazing Jewish librarian who solves crimes, mysteries, and domestic problems whilst driving a mobile library around the north coast of Ireland.

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  • The Book Stops Here
    The Book Stops Here (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Traveling to his home in London with the irascible Ted Carson for a mobile library convention, Israel Armstrong is horrified when the bookmobile is stolen within a day of their arrival, a crime that leads him on a twisting trail through the countryside in pursuit of a convoy of eccentric New Age travelers. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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  • Mr Dixon Disappears
    Mr Dixon Disappears (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Israel Armstrong, one of literature's most unlikely detectives, returns for more crime solving adventure in this hilarious second novel from `The Mobile Library' series.

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  • The Delegates' Choice
    The Delegates' Choice (Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Israel Armstrong, one of literature's most unlikely detectives, returns for more crime solving adventure in this hilarious third novel from the Mobile Library series.

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  • The Case of the Missing Books
    The Case of the Missing Books (Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Introducing Israel Armstrong, one of literature's most unlikely detectives in the first of a series of novels from the author of the critically acclaimed Ring Road.

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  • Mr. Dixon Disappears
    Mr. Dixon Disappears (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Mr. Dixon a member of the Ulster Association of Magicians, has gone missing?along with one hundred thousand pounds in cash. Israel Armstrong, bighearted and overly inquisitive, should stick to delivering library books to out-of-the-way readers and not get involved in the investigation. But of course, he can't help himself?which costs him his job and earns him a place of dishonor among the police's...

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  • The Case of the Missing Books
    The Case of the Missing Books (English, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    A first installment in a new series featuring Israel Armstrong finds the new Emerald Isle bookmobile attendant struggling to figure out who is responsible for the disappearance of the roving library's 15,000 books. By the author of The Impartial Recorder. Original. 40,000 first printing.

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  • Ring Road
    Ring Road (Paperback) Ian Sansom

    A warm, humane, and sharply observed tale of small town life that is by equal turns hilarious and moving.

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  • Redstone Diary 2015: the Art of Simplicity
    Redstone Diary 2015: the Art of Simplicity (Spiral bound) Julian Rothenstein

    A celebration of the plain and the pure, of the silences, absences, the unadorned, and Patti Smith's recipe for lettuce soup. Everyone whose life is full of complications and commitments, who feels encumbered and overwhelmed or has lost their sense of the vital and the significant can now rest assured and hold their hot tears: help is at hand with the Redstone Diary 2015: The Art of Simplicity -...

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  • L'odore della carta. Una celebrazione, una storia, una elegia
    L'odore della carta. Una celebrazione, una storia, una elegia (Italian, Paperback) Ian Sansom

    Immaginiamo per un momento che la carta stia per scomparire. Che cosa andrebbe perduto? La risposta

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  • Paper
    Paper (English, Hardback) Ian Sansom

    Paper by Ian Sansom, author of The Bad Book Affair, is a witty, personal, and entertaining meditation on the history and significance of paper.From the bathroom to the boardroom, paper is essential. Birth certificates, money, books, cigarettes, passports, tea bags, shoeboxes, toilet tissue, prescriptions, menus—all are made from paper. Humans have been using paper and its products for nearly...

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