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About Picadilly are favorites You with the PDF #186 of Stephen Fry and Julian Barnes among others Charlie's back in After You With the Pistol along with his new bride Joanna and his thuggish manservant Jock He’'s also still drinking too much whiskey and anything else he can get h. How lucidly one thinks to be sure when one has taken just a suspicion of brandy than one should So says Charlie Mortdecai who is Kyril Bonfiglioli s central character in this and other novels and he knows His life abounds in at least a suspicion of many things than the rest of us would find reasonable or even affordable a wealthy and beautiful wife who has the strong desire for him to assassinate the ueen of England a mysterious American who wants him to spy on his wife waiters in Chinese restaurants regarding which discretion about the plot forbids me to say and not least fine art and international travel and weapons both legal and il and meals and even napsThe pleasures of reading Bonfiglioli have been better summarized by Leo Carey in a New Yorker profile than I can easily provide here and Carey gives you the side benefit of acuaintanceship with the author himself who seems as improbable a creature as Mortdecai But I will say that one feels somehow cleverer for having read this book that it s a bit like Wodehouse with shots of Ian Fleming and much general wickedness and that as Stephen Fry remarks in a blurb You couldn t snuggle under the duvet with anything disreputable and delightful

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After You with the Pistol

Is hands on which makes it all the difficult to figure out what the beautiful and fabulously wealthy Joanna is up to when she tries to convince Charlie to kill the ueen Suffice it to say Joanna is not uite what she seems Don't miss this brilliant mixture of comedy crime and suspens. The second book in the Mortdecai trilogy is the silliest and the most anti PC and conseuently the most fun This time out Charlie no longer master of his fate is pitted against his wife s consortium of dominant women the CIA and a triad of Chinese waiters As a cat s paw in an effort to stop an international conspiracy Charlie is beaten imprisoned and groped by schoolgirls The scotch flows the uips bandied about and Charlie ends up at unwitting hero at last These books could not be published today They would be called racist and sexist and insensitive and elitist Bonfiglioli lards these trifles with uotes from great poets and literary allusions this is pulp trash that makes you feel intellectual Charlie Mortdecai is a contemporary Flashman without the uniform and as such should be read

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Cult classics in the with the PDF #199 UK since their first publication there in the s Kyril Bonfiglioli's wickedly fun mysteries After You PDF featuring the Honorable Charlie Mortdecai degenerate aristocrat amoral art dealer seasoned epicurean unwilling assassin and general knave. After you with the Pistol the second Charlie Mortdecai novel by Kyril Bonfiglioli soon to be a major film starring Johnny Depp Some of the nastiest funniest and most enjoyable crime writing of the last fifty years GuardianCharlie Mortdecai degenerate aristocrat and victim of his own larceny and licentiousness has no idea Until it is made clear to him that he must marry the beautiful sex crazed and very very rich Johanna Krampf The fly in the ointment is that Johanna thinks nothing of involving poor Charlie in her life threatening schemes such as monarch assassination heroin smuggling and worst of all survival training at a college for feminist spies Perhaps it s all in a good cause if only Charlie can live long enough to find out


10 thoughts on “After You with the Pistol

  1. says:

    After you with the Pistol the second Charlie Mortdecai novel by Kyril Bonfiglioli soon to be a major film starring Johnny Depp'Some of the nastiest funniest and most enjoyable crime writing of the last fifty years' GuardianCharlie Mortdecai degenerate aristocrat and victim of his own larceny and licentiousness

  2. says:

    It's a shame that Bonfiglioli only wrote three true blue Mortdecai novels The first Don't Point that Thing at Me ended on a cliffhanger the threat of a Sam Peckinpah esue shootout Who knows? It's probably where Bonfiglioli wanted to leave it after all the British edition is entitled Mortdecai's Endgame The third Somethi

  3. says:

    Just brilliant I've been meaning to read this for the past year and didn't know what to expectIt's extremely funny Mortdecai is such a great character and the mystery is as convoluted as they come Early on I was laughing so

  4. says:

    How lucidly one thinks to be sure when one has taken just a suspicion of brandy than one should So says Charlie Mortdecai who is Kyril Bonfiglioli's central character in this and other novels and he knows His life abounds in at least a suspicion of many things than the rest of us would find reasonable or even affordable

  5. says:

    The second of Bonfigliolis' Mortdecai books picks up immediately from the first with the dissolute and shady art dealer in the clutches of various agencies who wish him harm He manages to extricate himself by promising to marry the gorgeous Johanna and keep tabs on her activitiesJohanna manipulates Mortdecai into a series of increa

  6. says:

    I shall sum this novel up in one word Hmmm One word not the same word but said once on each occasionSuperbAgain on

  7. says:

    The second book in the Mortdecai trilogy is the silliest and the most anti PC and conseuently the most fun This time out Charlie no longer master of his fate is pitted against his wife's consortium of dominant women the CIA and a triad of Chinese waiters As a cat's paw in an effort to stop an international conspiracy Charlie is beaten impris

  8. says:

    What if Bertie Wooster had a wife? And what if he had some espionage training? The result might be something like this adventure

  9. says:

    Everyone needs a Jock in their life

  10. says:

    Book Review After You With The PistolAuthor Kyril Bonfiglioli 'Some of the nastiest funniest and most enjoyable crime writing of the last fifty years' The cover page proudly presented this uote After you with the Pistol is the second Charlie Mortdecai novel by Kyril Bonfiglioli soon to be a major film starring Johnny DeppCharlie Mortdecai degenerate aristocrat and victim of his own larceny and licentiousness has no ide

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