After You with the Pistol {Pdf kindle} By Kyril Bonfiglioli

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After You with the Pistol

Free download ↠ After You with the Pistol 109 Illy are favorites of Stephen Fry and Julian Barnes among others Charlie's back in After You With the Pistol along with his new bride Joanna and his thuggish manservant Jock He’'s also still drinking too much whiskey and anything else he can get his hands on whic How lucidly one thinks to be sure when one has taken just a suspicion of brandy than one should So says Charlie Mortdecai who is Kyril Bonfiglioli s central character in this and other novels and he knows His life abounds in at least a suspicion of many things than the rest of us would find reasonable or even affordable a wealthy and beautiful wife who has the strong desire for him to assassinate the ueen of England a mysterious American who wants him to spy on his wife waiters in Chinese restaurants regarding which discretion about the plot forbids me to say and not least fine art and international travel and weapons both legal and il and meals and even napsThe pleasures of reading Bonfiglioli have been better summarized by Leo Carey in a New Yorker profile than I can easily provide here and Carey gives you the side benefit of acuaintanceship with the author himself who seems as improbable a creature as Mortdecai But I will say that one feels somehow cleverer for having read this book that it s a bit like Wodehouse with shots of Ian Fleming and much general wickedness and that as Stephen Fry remarks in a blurb You couldn t snuggle under the duvet with anything disreputable and delightful Icebergs A Novel plot forbids me to say and not least fine art and international travel and weapons both legal and il and meals and even napsThe The Line pleasures of reading Bonfiglioli have been better summarized by Leo Carey in a New Yorker Your Naughty Playmate 3 Cuckolding Fantasy profile than I can easily Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya provide here and Carey gives you the side benefit of acuaintanceship with the author himself who seems as improbable a creature as Mortdecai But I will say that one feels somehow cleverer for having read this book that it s a bit like Wodehouse with shots of Ian Fleming and much general wickedness and that as Stephen Fry remarks in a blurb You couldn t snuggle under the duvet with anything disreputable and delightful

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Free download ↠ After You with the Pistol 109 H makes it all the difficult to figure out what the beautiful and fabulously wealthy Joanna is up to when she tries to convince Charlie to kill the ueen Suffice it to say Joanna is not uite what she seems Don't miss this brilliant mixture of comedy crime and suspen Everyone needs a Jock in their life

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Free download ↠ After You with the Pistol 109 Cult classics in the UK since their first publication there in the 1970s Kyril Bonfiglioli's wickedly fun mysteries featuring the Honorable Charlie Mortdecai degenerate aristocrat amoral art dealer seasoned epicurean unwilling assassin and general knave about Picad It s a shame that Bonfiglioli only wrote three true blue Mortdecai novels The first Don t Point that Thing at Me ended on a cliffhanger the threat of a Sam Peckinpah esue shootout Who knows It s probably where Bonfiglioli wanted to leave it after all the British edition is entitled Mortdecai s Endgame The third Something Nasty in the Woodshed endedah ended And in such a satisfying but downbeat way Your favorite characters mine at least in the parlance of the Internet YMMV got out alivebarely I can only imagine that if Bonfiglioli had continued he d have upped the ante with each outing of Mortdecai Meaning less of the meat that made up the Mortdecai mortal coil would ve remained each and every time until hilariously we were narrated to by a dead man The books this review is really a catch all for the three novels suffers from typos as if the secretary typing it out for Overlook Press couldn t get the typing down fast enough and over to the sink to rub her hands raw with soap towelsPolitically incorrect I believe is the phrase that pays here And the stories have not aged a day thanks to this worldview shitty spiteful outlooks never change it s optimism that is always chasing the tail of the latest idea of optimism save for some references to our mutual friends the Chinese They the Children of the Revolution have got better ways of making you spill secrets better than a nail through the spleen or electrocution of the tender of your various electrocutables It s speak Mao or never hold your piece if I may be permitted a moment of free speech They ve got videofeed of a rather mindnumbing Summer Olympics aren t the Winter Olympics like of a consolation prize to athletes who are you know not athletic I mean really jumping into a greased kayak and running down an icy ramp isn t really a sport is it It s what drunk guys agree to do to get home thumbing their nose at the local DUI law and its enforcing officers to loosen the strings on your purse of secrets You could do worse in the next 60 or so years you ve got left than read this trilogy so if you ve run through your Wodehouse or are doing 10 20 in the Big Houseinvite Charlie Jock Johanna as lovely as sinister as Amis Nicola Sixx as seen in London Fields Col Blucher etc etc into your etc etc And really read them in the twisted inside out way you want to leave this little pocket of jolly with something like like but not really exactly hope shining in your eyes You might think that should be in uotes but no I m certain Bonfiglioli would have pulled it off hilariously Italics emphasis mine Because really I want to emphasize it Again that s Don t Point that Thing at Me the first novel Something Nasty in the Woodshed the third novel and After You with the Pistol the second novel Remember You left Pulp Fiction thinking John Travolta s character was alive and very well fedthen 20 minutes later you remembered Hey Bruce Willis punched his ticket waaaay earlier What th But you didn t put up a fight You didn t You accepted You accepted the Vonnegutian notion that while you may die in 2012 you re forever alive in 200 oh let s say 3 200 3

  • Audiobook
  • After You with the Pistol
  • Kyril Bonfiglioli
  • English
  • 17 July 2019
  • 9780786144976