The Dance Of The Voodoo Handbag
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The Dance Of The Voodoo Handbag

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Surfing the Web? If Billy had looked a Anyone can do that! Why not little more carefully at Try something really radical? the small ad, he might Access the departed by body-boarding the never have sold his Necronet. grandma's soul to science. But he didn't, so he did. Never has it been more Easy. All you have to do is The cheque from NECROSOFT Enter the Soul bounced and all Billy got Database by taking a left-hand turn off the Information left in the old girl's will Super-Highway and was the handbag. The Voodoo Handbag. The talking You're there. In the Land Voodoo Handbag. The tales Of the Virtual Dead. Send for details today. it told Billy would change U know it makes sense. his life forever - and the lives of other people too. Those few who still had lives. In what must surely rank as his most extraordinary work to date, the Teller of Tall Tales has combined his extensive knowledge of the occult with his unique brand of savage humour to produce a Techno-Gothic masterpiece guaranteed to send shivers down the spines of PC users everywhere.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 106 x 176 x 28mm | 180g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0
  • 0552145807
  • 9780552145800
  • 595,451

About Robert Rankin

Robert Rankin is the author of Web Site Story, Waiting for Godalming, Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls, Snuff Fiction, Apocalypso, The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag, Sprout Mask Replica, Nostradamus Ate My Hamster, A Dog Called Demolition, The Garden of Unearthly Delights, The Most Amazing Man Who Ever Lived, The Greatest Show Off Earth, Raiders of the Lost Car Park, The Book of Ultimate Truths, the Armageddon quartet (three books), and the Brentford trilogy (five books) which are all published by Corgi Books. Robert Rankin's latest novel, The Fandom of the Operator, is now available as a Doubleday hardback. For more information on Robert Rankin and his books, see his website at www.lostcarpark.com/sproutloreshow more

Review quote

"'This is Rankin at his comic best. He does for England what Spike Milligan does for Ireland. There can be no higher praise'" -- John Clute * Mail on Sunday * "'We read Rankin for his exuberant salmagundi of old jokes, myths urban and otherwise, catchphrases, liberatingly crazy ideas, running gags, recurring characters and locations, unreliable, autobiogrpahical anecdotes...he becomes funnier the more you read him'" -- Mat Coward * Independent *show more

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"'This is Rankin at his comic best. He does for England what Spike Milligan does for Ireland. There can be no higher praise'"show more

Back cover copy

Henry Doors is the world's richest man. His company, Necrosoft, doesn't just market computer software, it sells immortality. Billy Barnes is the world's most ruthless individual. When Billy isn't feeding bits of his granny to the voodoo handbag, he's furthering his ambitions: to control Necrosoft and run the planet. His way. Lazlo Woodbine is the world's greatest private eye. And Lazlo's on the case. Or he will be, as soon as he can persuade the doctor to release him from his straitjacket. Barry is the world's most famous sprout. He lives in Lazlo's head and he is confused by all of the above.show more

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670 ratings
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4 39% (260)
3 29% (197)
2 7% (50)
1 1% (10)
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