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The Case of the Missing Books (The Mobile Library)

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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. Israel is an intelligent, shy, passionate, sensitive sort of soul: he's Jewish; he's a vegetarian; he could maybe do with losing a little weight. And he's just arrived in Ireland to take up his first post as a librarian. But the library's been shut down and Israel ends up stranded on the North Antrim coast driving an old mobile library. There's nice scenery, but 15,000 fewer books than there should be. Who on earth steals that many books? How? When would they have time to read them all? And is there anywhere in this godforsaken place where he can get a proper cappuccino and a decent newspaper? Israel wants answers...

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Ian Sansom reviews regularly for the Guardian and the London Review of Books. His first book, The Truth About Babies, was published by Granta in 2002, and his second, Ring Road, by Fourth Estate in 2004.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Israel is an intelligent, shy, passionate, sensitive sort of soul: he s Jewish; he s a vegetarian; he could maybe do with losing a little weight. And he s just arrived in Ireland to take up his first post as a librarian. But the library s been shut down and Israel ends up stranded on the North Antrim coast driving an old mobile library. There s nice scenery, but 15,000 fewer books than there should be. Who on earth steals that many books? How? When would they have time to read them all? And is there anywhere in this godforsaken place where he can get a proper cappuccino and a decent newspaper? Israel wants answers. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007206995

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Israel is an intelligent, shy, passionate, sensitive sort of soul: he s Jewish; he s a vegetarian; he could maybe do with losing a little weight. And he s just arrived in Ireland to take up his first post as a librarian. But the library s been shut down and Israel ends up stranded on the North Antrim coast driving an old mobile library. There s nice scenery, but 15,000 fewer books than there should be. Who on earth steals that many books? How? When would they have time to read them all? And is there anywhere in this godforsaken place where he can get a proper cappuccino and a decent newspaper? Israel wants answers. Bookseller Inventory # AA89780007206995

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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; 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. Israel is an intelligent, shy, passionate, sensitive sort of soul: he's Jewish; he's a vegetarian; he could maybe do with losing a little weight. And he's just arrived in Ireland to take up his first post as a librarian. But the library's been shut down and Israel ends up stranded on the North Antrim coast driving an old mobile library. There's nice scenery, but 15,000 fewer books than there should be. Who on earth steals that many books? How? When would they have time to read them all? And is there anywhere in this godforsaken place where he can get a proper cappuccino and a decent newspaper? Israel wants answers. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780007206995_rkm

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