Going Loco

Going Loco

by LynneTruss (Author)

Synopsis

Belinda Johansson is a woman frantic, overwhelmed by the demands of work and home. Having it all? Pah. Belinda doesn't want any of it. Deep in research for her magnum opus - a definitive account of the doppelganger in classic gothic fiction - she fails to notice the echoes of these ghoulish tales disturbingly close at hand. For not only is the cleaning lady taking over her life, but the identity of her husband, Stefan, is also in question. Is he a harmless geneticist from Sweden, or actually a cunning clone? Why is the cleaning lady's previous employer having a breakdown, and what on earth has the rat circus got to do with any of this?

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Profile Books
Published: 10 Jun 2004

ISBN 10: 1861977336
ISBN 13: 9781861977335

Media Reviews
'A classic comic novel, unashamed, exuberant, fiendishly clever, and a joy to read... reminiscent of Scoop' - Daily Telegraph 'A complex plot, chock-full of 'characters', slapstick and mystery... achieves laughs through real inventiveness.' - The Times 'Subtle and imaginative... excellent... her comic timing is finely tuned.' - Express 'Sings with glittering prose... delicious.' - Time Out
Author Bio
Lynne Truss is one of Britain's top comic writers and is the author of the number one bestseller Eats, Shoots & Leaves. It has sold over three million copies worldwide and won the British Book of the Year award in 2004. She has also written four comic books, Going Loco, Making the Cat Laugh, Tennyson's Gift and With One Lousy Free Packet of Seed, all available from Profile Books. She is a regular presenter on Radio 4, a Times columnist and a guest presenter for many other programmes. She lives in Brighton.