The expected never happens . . .
A man calls unexpectedly on his mistress and sees another man leaving her flat. Accusing her of being unfaithful, he quarrels with her, strikes her. She dies. Leaving unseen, he tips off the police so that the other man is arrested and charged . . . Has he achieved 'The Perfect Murder'? A tanstalising opening to A Twist in the Tale.
Consider also: a wine-tasting with a bizarre difference, a game of sex with a sexy stranger, a violent row in a golf clubhouse bar, a rivalry founded on eating cornflakes . . . just some of the openings in this cunningly constructed, fast-moving, entertaining set of stories from THE bestselling author of our time.
'Probably the greatest storyteller of our age' Mail on Sunday
Twist in the Tale
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|The Tale of Despereaux: The Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spoon of Thread + A Special Preview of New Novel 'The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane' (на англ.яз.) Candlewick Press ДиКамилло К. |
|The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin The World of Beatrix Potter Frederick Warne Potter B. |
|The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck The World of Beatrix Potter Frederick Warne Potter B. |
|The Tale of Mr. Tod The World of Beatrix Potter Frederick Warne Potter B. |
|The Tale of Little Pig Robinson The World of Beatrix Potter Frederick Warne Potter B. |
|The Tale of Custard the Dragon Hachette Livre Ogden N. |
|The role of Local Knowledge. (Re)planning Urban Solid Waste Management: The tale of two West African Cities, Accra and Kumasi, Ghana Книга по Требованию Benoit K. D. |
|The tale of the armament of Igor. A.D. 1185. A Russian historical epic. Edited and translated by Leonard A. Magnus ... With revised Russian text, translation, notes, introduction and glossary Книга по Требованию Magnus L.A. |
|The tale of my exile Книга по Требованию Ghosh B.K. |
Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться небольшие "огрехи": помарки, кляксы и т. п. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание.
|The Tale of Billy Turner and Other Stories HarperCollins US Rob K. |
All this AND original concept sketches from the series' development PLUS a gatefold cover featuring every major character that' s ever appeared in a Young Jack Sparrow book. It' s Pirates galore in the book store This super special includes an all-new story about Jack' s crew from the Barnacle, chronicling their tales while they were away from their fearless captain.
|The Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood Penguin Group Albert S.W. |
|The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck Frederick Warne Potter B. |
We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
|The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse Frederick Warne Potter B. |
|The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes Frederick Warne Potter B. |
And to make them extra special, we have included a publisher' s note to tell you all about the history of how each book came to be. After a terrible misunderstanding, poor Timmy Tiptoes ends up deep inside the trunk of a dead tree, with no means of getting out. Luckily, the chipmunk who lives there was very friendly and kind to Timmy. Before long, a strong wind blows the top off the dead tree trunk, but poor Timmy can' t get himself out on account of eating far too many nuts and being a little bit too round!
|The Tale of a Silly Little Duck Frederick Warne Potter B. |
|The Tale of Peter Rabbit Read It Yourself Ladybird |
Each story is told very simply, using a small number of frequently repeated words.
|The Tale of Peter Rabbit: The Shakespeare Edition Penguin Group |
|А.С. Пушкин. Сказки. The Tale. By Aleksandr Pushkin Русская школа Пушкин А.С. |
|The Tales of Peter Rabbit: And Other Favourite Stories Daedalus Books Beatrix P. |
|A temporary preface to the six-text edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Part I, attempting to show the true order of the tales, and the days and stages of the Pilgrimage, etc., etc. Книга по Требованию Furnivall F.J. |