The Eric Sykes Compendium
His Three Classic Novels
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|Format: ||Paperback, 608 pages|
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|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 05 October 2006|
The Eric Sykes Compendium is a bumper edition of three novels from the comedy genius- Smelling of Roses i i Sparks and Miller are two ordinary soldiers desperate to avoid war who can hardly believe their bad luck when they hit the headlines as fullblown heroes. The Great Crime of Grapplewick i i The sleepy northern town of Grapplewick is turned on its head when clueless criminals Terence and Rembrandt turn up seeking revenge. UFOs are Coming Wednesday i i When a mysterious visitor demonstrates his amazing alien powers to the local dignitaries of Grapplewick, rumours fly and hysteria mounts.
Reviews in the national press To be included in Christmas round ups
About the Author
Born in Oldham in 1923 Eric Sykes was first introduced to showbusiness whilst in the RAF and went on to write for hit BBC radio shows and appear in TV variety shows whilst writing for comedy greats such as Peter Sellers and Stanley Unwin. Although he is over eighty Sykes continues to work, having recently starred in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
"Funny. Read it" * Spike Milligan on UFOs Are Coming Wednesday * "...belly laughs that lurk in ambush behind every dune..." * Mail on Sunday on Smelling of Roses *
19.4 x 12.9 x 3.8 centimetres (0.42 kg)|
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