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Seventy-Seven Clocks
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Christopher Fowler
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-29 - Publisher: Random House

'The newspapers referred to it as the case of the seventy-seven clocks. There was quite a fuss at the time. We got into terrible trouble. Dear fellow, it was one of our most truly peculiar cases. I remember as if it was yesterday.' In fact, Arthur Bryant remembers very little
Seventy-seven Clocks
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Christopher Fowler
Categories: Detective and mystery stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

Old and cranky Peculiar Crimes Unit detectives Arthur Bryant and John May return to investigate their most peculiar case yet: a twisted conspiracy involving rare art, blackmail, violence, and ritual murder.
The Inn of the Seventy-Seven Clocks
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Eugene C. Flinn
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-24 - Publisher: Booksurge Llc

The Inn of the Seventy-Seven Clocks combines mystery and comedy, featuring a notorious underworld figure who writes stories for little children and a Jewish billionaire with designs on being Pope.
The Water Room
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Christopher Fowler
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-29 - Publisher: Random House

Originally built to house the workers of Victorian London, Balaklava Street is now an oasis in the heart of Kentish Town and ripe for gentrification. But then the body of an elderly woman is found at Number 5. Her death would appear to have been peaceful but for the fact
Shaping the Day
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Paul Glennie, Nigel Thrift
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-12 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Timekeeping is an essential activity in the modern world, and we take it for granted that our lives are shaped by the hours of the day. Yet what seems so ordinary today is actually the extraordinary outcome of centuries of technical innovation and circulation of ideas about time. Shaping the