Foul Matter

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Penguin, Sep 7, 2004 - Fiction - 384 pages
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The bestselling author of the Richard Jury novels delivers a razor-sharp and raucously funny send-up of the cutthroat world of publishing. And the praise is pouring in:

"A hilarious and wicked caper-adventure on the evils of the book business."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Does laughing uncontrollably on a subway train constitute legitimate literary criticism? If it does, then Foul Matter...gets a great review from me." —New York Times Book Review

"She can kick literary butt—in more ways than one." —USA Today

 

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Best-selling author Paul Giverny is a moneymaking machine for any publisher. He is fed up, however, with the greed and incompetence he finds in the industry as a whole. With a particular agenda in ... Read full review

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Will a publisher resort to murder to get an author it wants? The answer seems to be yes in this latest standalone novel by Grimes, best known for her Richard Jury mysteries (The Grave Maurice ... Read full review

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Contents

FOUR
SEVEN
THIRTEEN
FIFTEEN
SEVENTEEN
NINETEEN
TWENTYONE
TWENTYFOUR
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Martha Grimes is the bestselling author of eighteen Richard Jury mysteries and also the acclaimed fiction Foul Matter, Cold Flat Junction, Hotel Paradise, The End of the Pier, and The Train Now Departing.

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