Mr. Dixon Disappears (Paperback)

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Description


Mr. Dixon a member of the Ulster Association of Magicians, has gone missing—along with one hundred thousand pounds in cash. Israel Armstrong, bighearted and overly inquisitive, should stick to delivering library books to out-of-the-way readers and not get involved in the investigation. But of course, he can't help himself—which costs him his job and earns him a place of dishonor among the police's prime suspects. Can Israel clear his name and get his van back? Will the exhibition of old local photos he's been driving around County Antrim offer clues to Mr. D.'s whereabouts? And is a romance in the offing with winsome barmaid Rosie Hart?

All will be revealed!

About the Author


Ian Sansom is a frequent contributor and critic for The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The London Review of Books, and The Spectator and a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4. He is the author of nine books, including Paper: An Elegy and the Mobile Library series.

Praise For…


“the great pleasure in this romp derives from Israel’s glum-in-his-Guinness rueful world view...”
-Washington Post

“blissful British comedies for the intellectual escapist”
-London Times

“[a] comic masterpiece”
-The Belfast Telegraph

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060822538
ISBN-10: 0060822538
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: June 26th, 2007
Pages: 257
Language: English