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PUBLISHER:

Little, Brown Book Group
FORMAT: Paperback
ISBN: 9780349109282
RRP: £9.99
PAGES: 400
PUBLICATION DATE: June 3, 1999

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Not the End of the World

By (author) Christopher Brookmyre

The crew of an oceanic research vessel goes missing in the Pacific along with their mini-submarine. An evangelical media star holds a rally next door to a convention in LA devoted to ‘nubile’ cinematic entertainment. The cops know there’s going to be trouble and they are not disappointed. What they didn’t foresee was the presence in their state of a Glaswegian photographer with an indecipherable accent and a strong dislike of hypocrisy, or of a terrorist who seems to have access to plutonium as well as Semtex. In his unique style, Christopher Brookmyre throws a harsh light on the selfish preoccupations of 1990s society and at the same time provides uproarious entertainment.

Reviews of Not the End of the World

Thrillingly unpleasant. ESQUIRE Dialogue is a joy throughout. THE TIMES Very funny LITERARY REVIEW A high octane sense of the absurd THE TIMES

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