Raiders Of The Lost Carpark

Raiders Of The Lost Carpark

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Hugo Rune returns. And just in time, for the evil fairies of Brentford are planning to conquer the world. To publicise his mission, Hugo plans to kidnap the Queen while she addresses the world before a gig by the greatest rock band on earth, Gandhi's Hairdryer.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 106 x 172 x 28mm | 181.44g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552138339
  • 9780552138338
  • 96,083

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

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"'Very funny'" * Seven * "'A splendidly entertaining book. Ludicrous, inconsequential and great fun. It will be eagerly lapped up by Rankin cult members, and an unexpected treat for anyone sampling him for the first time'" * Independent *show more

Back cover copy

Cornelius Murphy and his tiny companion Tuppe, the stuff of epics and so forth, have a plan: enter the Forbidden Zones, resuce Hugo Rune (mage, inventor, close personal friend of Einstein, author of The Book of Ultimate Truths and father to Cornelius) and find some of the boundless wealth reputed to be stored there. The freed Hugo :Rune now reveals his own agenda. In a scheme that involves kidnapping the Queen while she addresses the world before a concert performance by Ghandi's Hairdryer (the world's greatest rock band), Rune and his gang of followers ricochet from one potential disaster to another...show more

Review Text

"'A splendidly entertaining book. Ludicrous, inconsequential and great fun. It will be eagerly lapped up by Rankin cult members, and an unexpected treat for anyone sampling him for the first time'"show more

Rating details

751 ratings
3.82 out of 5 stars
5 25% (185)
4 41% (306)
3 28% (211)
2 5% (39)
1 1% (10)
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