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Summary

A heartwarming tale of office life, homicide and biscuits, which was longlisted for the Bath Novel Award 2017.

Jonathon Fairfax, the world’s most socially awkward hero, works for a giant corporation where he specialises in muttering ‘um’ and tripping over bins. 

When he accidentally discovers a colossal corporate conspiracy, it soon becomes clear that someone will do anything to keep it a secret - including murder. 

Listen to this audiobook on its own or as a follow-up to The Perpetual Astonishment of Jonathon Fairfax - a best seller that was shortlisted for the Bath Novel Award 2014.

©2019 Christopher Shevlin (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Critic reviews

"It’s funny, it’s daft-yet-relatable, it’s still a nerve-jangly thriller and it moves at a cracking pace. In fact, if you’re stuck in a bit of a reading rut, it’s just the palate cleanser you need.” (Emerald Street)

"This one is even better than the one before. Buy!” (John Lenahan, best-selling author, magician and voice of the toaster in Red Dwarf)  

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Brilliant!

This is a joy and perhaps even better than the first Jonathan Fairfax book, which is also a joy. Hopefully the third one will be an audio book soon. They are beautifully read. If you would like a pick-me-up read and enjoy a bit of a caper then I highly recommend.

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funny story, very well narrated. the plot is exciting enough to keep you gripped and only a little far fetched. characters are good. made me actually laugh out loud a few times.

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Funny, clever and brilliant

Loved the book. Even better than the first book. Brilliant characters and great twists and turns. Can't wait for the next one but not sure there is one yet. It made me laugh out loud and cheered me up every chapter. Thoroughly enjoyed and recommend it.

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More please!

I am so smitten with these books. Lovely story, fabulous narration. Genuinely funny and utterly charming.
Delighted to see the author is writing a 3rd book. Just wish he'd get a wiggle on. If Finlay doesn't narrate that one too ... well, I will sulk.

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  • sean scott
  • 25-09-20

light and very funny ,

Easy to listen to , refreshing to have the hero made out of the same stuff as Moss from the IT crowd