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In his latest comic crime caper, Dortmunder is hired to steal a bone, but not any old bone . . .

Dortmunder has a job offer. He’s been hired by third parties to pull off heists in the past, but never to lay his hands on anything this peculiar. It is the 800 year old femur of a 16-year-old girl who who, having been killed and eaten by her own family, was made a saint by the Church. Now two European countries and the Catholic church are fighting like dogs over it. This bone, the femur of St Ferghana, is a holy relic claimed by two newly-created European nations, Tsergovia and Votskojek. The relic will be awarded to one of the two countries, which will then be admitted to the United Nations. Dortmunder and his gang are working for the Tersgovians.

As usual, nothing goes according to plan. How will this free-for-all end?

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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 7th August 2008

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781847245212


Westlake is a crime-writing machine bordering on genius…twists and turns, masses of snappy dialogue and a ton of humour - Daily Mirror
Daily Mirror
Donald Westlake is the undisputed King of Comic Capers - The Times
The Times