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The Fourth Bear (Nursery Crime, Bk 2)
The Fourth Bear - Nursery Crime, Bk 2
Author: Jasper Fforde
The Gingerbreadman: Psychopath, sadist, genius, convicted murderer and biscuit is loose in the streets of Reading. It isn't Jack Spratt's case. He and Mary Mary have been reassigned due to falling levels of nursery crime, and The NCD is once more in jeopardy. That is, until a chance encounter during the Armitage Shanks literary awards at the odd...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780143038924
ISBN-10: 0143038923
Publication Date: 7/31/2007
Pages: 400
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 95 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
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Silly fun. The story unfolds at a brisk pace, though read carefully because otherwise you may skim over a line that will make you chuckle.
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My favorite Fforde so far! Detective Jack Spratt and Sergeant Mary Mary search for missing journalist Henrietta "Goldy" Hatchett. The last witnesses to see her alive were the reclusive three bears, and Jack thinks something's odd about their story. How could that porridge be too hot, too cold, AND just right if it was poured at the same time? Was there a fourth bear?