The Portable Door

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Little, Brown, Feb 5, 2004 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Starting a new job is always stressful (especially when you don't particularly want one), but when Paul Carpenter arrives at the office of J. W. Wells he has no idea what trouble lies in store. Because he is about to discover that the apparently respectable establishment now paying his salary is in fact a front for a deeply sinister organisation that has a mighty peculiar agenda. It seems that half the time his bosses are away with the fairies. But they're not, of course.

They're away with the goblins.

Mister Tom Holt, Master of the Comic Fantasy Novel, cordially invites you to join him in his world of madness by reading his next hilarious masterpiece.

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User Review  - lorax - LibraryThing

Paul Carpenter is a hapless loser very much in the tradition of Arthur Dent, the type of man who, when confronted with a sword in a stone, doesn't even consider for an instant trying to pull it out ... Read full review

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User Review  - holidayscotland - LibraryThing

Out of all the Tom holt books I have read I thought this was the best. I Like books where the hero is a bit of a twerp. Zany, exciting, funny and good natured. I would definitely recommend. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Tom Holt is the author of such comic fantasy classics as: Expecting Someone Taller, Who's Afraid of Beowulf?, Flying Dutch, Ye Gods!, Overtime, Here Comes the Sun, Grailblazers, Faust Among Equals, Odds and Gods, Djinn Rummy, My Hero, Paint Your Dragon and Open Sesame

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