All fun and games until somebody loses an eye

All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye
Author Christopher Brookmyre
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Black humour, Satire, Crime novel
Publisher Little Brown, London
Publication date 2005
Media type Print (Hardback & (Paperback)

All Fun and Games until Somebody Loses an Eye is the ninth novel by Scottish writer Christopher Brookmyre.

Plot summary

Jane Fleming, a 46-year-old housewife and grandmother, lives a quiet life in suburban East Kilbride. All that changes when her son, Ross, who works in the arms industry, is forced into hiding when his latest research attracts unwanted attention. Aided by the mysterious Bett, Jane must confront drug dealers, assassins and ruthless arms dealers in order to save her son.

Awards

All Fun And Games until Someone Loses an Eye was the winner of the seventh Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction in 2006.[1]

External links

  • Observer review May 2005
  • Goodreads

References


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