The Brightonomicon

The Brightonomicon

eBook (14 Feb 2008)

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Synopsis

'I am Rizla and this is my story. It is the day before yesterday and I am dead. The day of my death was 14th February 1960, Valentine's Day, in Brighton. 'I'm floating 200 yards off the coastline in the icy waters of the English Channel. My final glimpse of life is through the top of the water. It is a pier. A beautiful woman is looking down. She's laughing at me. There's a man. He's also laughing. His arm is around her shoulder. And it shouldn't be. My arm should be around her shoulder. This isn't fair!' When Hugo Rune rescues a young man from drowning he persuades him to become his assistant in solving twelve mysteries. Based on ancient constellations of the zodiac, they are hidden somewhere in the streets of Brighton. Rizla, the young man, agrees to help. After all, he's lost his memory, has nowhere else to go, and if he doesn't solve the puzzles before the year is out, it'll be the end of the world as we know it. Welcome to a dozen of the most baffling, surreal, exciting, head-scratching and downright far-fetched mysteries ever heard. Starring David Warner as Hugo Rune, Rupert Degas as Rizla, Andy Serkis as Count Otto Black, Mark Wing-Davey as Fangio, Michael Fenton-Stevens as the Narrator, Martin Jarvis as the Colonel - and Robert Rankin.

Book information

ISBN: 9781405609470
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
Imprint: BBC Audiobooks
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 22
Weight: -1g