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The Thursday Murder Club

by Richard Osman

PUBLISHED: 1st September 2020 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9780241425459
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PUBLISHED: 1st September 2020 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9780241425459

Publisher Description

Who said old age has to be dull?

In a peaceful retirement village off the A21 in Kent, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved killings.

But when a local property developer shows up dead, 'The Thursday Murder Club' find themselves in the middle of their first live case.

Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be octogenarians, but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer, before it's too late?

A page-turning murder mystery in the tradition of Christie, and a joyful, laugh-out-loud celebration of modern Britishness and the power of friendship, The Thursday Murder Club is a true classic in the making.

Author Biography

Richard Osman is a creative director for Endemol UK. He has worked as an executive producer on numerous shows including 8 Out of 10 Cats and 10 O'Clock Live. Richard rose to fame presenting Pointless with Alexander Armstrong. Richard's popularity and tremendous knowledge of trivia led to him presenting his own BBC quiz,Two Tribes along with Insert Name Here, Child Genius and Richard Osman's House of Games. He is also a regular on panel shows such as Have I Got News For You and writes a column for the Radio Times.

Review

Utterly charming and very, very clever. Exactly what you'd expect from Richard Osman writing a crime novel -- Sarah Pinborough What a joy! Full of brilliantly observed humour, spot-on dialogue and twists and turns aplenty. Joyce and the gang are now my favourite crime-solving team -- Nina Stibbe A warm, wise and witty warning never to underestimate the elderly -- Val McDermid Funny, clever and achingly British - what else would you expect from a book by Richard Osman? -- Adam Kay A superb debut. Thrilling, moving, laugh-out-loud funny and packed with characters you will want to see a LOT more of -- Mark Billingham Compelling. Mystery fans are going to be enthralled -- Harlan Coben Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny. I smiled a million times. This book will make a lot of people very, very happy -- Marian Keyes

Promotional "Headline"

Four bored OAPs. A brutal murder. Welcome to . . . The Thursday Murder Club.

Product Details

Author
Richard Osman
Pages
336
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year
2020
ISBN-10
024142545X
ISBN-13
9780241425459
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2020-09-01
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade