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You Don't Have To Be Evil To Work Here, But It Helps

You Don't Have To Be Evil To Work Here, But It Helps

‘Frantically wacky and wilfully confusing … gratifyingly clever and very amusing’ – MAIL ON SUNDAY

‘Frothy, fast and funny’ – SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY

Colin Hollinghead is a young man going nowhere fast. Working for his dad might have seemed like a good idea at the time, but starting at the bottom in the widget-making industry has somehow lost its appeal. And now the business is in trouble. At least his father has a plan to turn things round – a new work force that will improve profit margins and secure the company’s future for eternity. The deal looks great on paper, but they do say that the devil is in the detail – and the old rogue certainly seems to be involved in some capacity. Colin needs help. Perhaps his new friend from J.W. Wells & Co. (Practical and Effective Magicians, Sorcerers and Supernatural Consultants) can help. Sparkling with wit and oozing charm, Tom Holt’s new comic caper will delight his readers and prove once and for all that going to work can actually be hell.

And now the business is in trouble. At least his father has a plan to turn things round – a new work force that will improve profit margins and secure the company’s future for eternity. The deal looks great on paper, but they do say that the devil is in the detail – and the old rogue certainly seems to be involved in some capacity.

Colin needs help. Perhaps his new friend from J.W. Wells & Co. (Practical and Effective Magicians, Sorcerers and Supernatural Consultants) can help.

Sparkling with wit and oozing charm, Tom Holt’s new comic caper will delight his readers and prove once and for all that going to work can actually be hell.

Books by Tom Holt:

Walled Orchard Series
Goatsong
The Walled Orchard

J.W. Wells & Co. Series
The Portable Door
In Your Dreams
Earth, Air, Fire and Custard
You Don’t Have to Be Evil to Work Here, But It Helps
The Better Mousetrap
May Contain Traces of Magic
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Sausages

YouSpace Series
Doughnut
When It’s A Jar
The Outsorcerer’s Apprentice
The Good, the Bad and the Smug

Novels
Expecting Someone Taller
Who’s Afraid of Beowulf
Flying Dutch
Ye Gods!
Overtime
Here Comes the Sun
Grailblazers
Faust Among Equals
Odds and Gods
Djinn Rummy
My Hero
Paint your Dragon
Open Sesame
Wish you Were Here
Alexander at World’s End
Only Human
Snow White and the Seven Samurai
Olympiad
Valhalla
Nothing But Blue Skies
Falling Sideways
Little People
Song for Nero
Meadowland
Barking
Blonde Bombshell
The Management Style of the Supreme Beings
An Orc on the Wild Side
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

On Sale: 2nd November 2006

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781841492841

Reviews

Frantically wacky and wilfully confusing ... gratifyingly clever and very amusing
MAIL ON SUNDAY
Uniquely twisted ... cracking gags
THE GUARDIAN
Dazzling
TIME OUT
Wacky humour bubbles through the polished narrative ... Holt doesn't skimp on the flashes of brilliance
SFX