Wimbledon poisoner. by Williams, Nigel

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Published by Faber in London .

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Pagination307p. ;
Number of Pages307
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Open LibraryOL22468932M
ISBN 100571173667

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avg. rating Ratings. From the author of "Witchcraft" and "Buttons in the Marsh" comes this black comedy about an unsuccessful solicitor who decides to murder his wife, with devastating results. Goodreads members who liked this book also liked.

With Robert Lindsay, Alison Steadman, Philip Jackson, Larry Lamb. Henry Farr is a mild-mannered solicitor (lawyer) who lives a rather boring life in the London suburb of Wimbledon. Fed up with being bullied by his overpowering, feminist wife, Elinor, he decides that the only way to solve his problem is to murder her.

But his attempts to poison her go /10(83). Nigel Williams is the author of twelve novels - including the best-selling Wimbledon Trilogy. His stage plays includeClass Enemy, still being performed all over the world, and a dramatisation of William Golding's Lord of the Flies recently revived at the Regent's Park Theatre.

He also wrote the Emmy and Golden Wimbledon poisoner. book award-winning Elizabeth I, starring Helen Mirren, while his BBC /5(42). The Wimbledon Poisoner is a marvelously funny book. * Daily Mail * I laughed aloud sufficiently often over this book that it was necessary to sit in a room on my own to read it.

* The Spectator * A very good read, with a few comic set pieces that are comparable to Wodehouse * New Statesman * A brilliantly witty writer. The Wimbledon Poisoner. Author(s): average, conventional – and desperate to be rid of his wife, Elinor. Inspired by a grisly episode in Wimbledon’s local history, Wimbledon poisoner.

book begins to concoct a recipe for the perfect murder. But his plans go terribly, terribly wrong – and before long, poor Henry’s best efforts to set himself free, in fact.

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The Wimbledon Poisoner establishes the thematic and stylistic parameters of the other titles in the trilogy, They Came from SW19 () and East of Wimbledon (). It sets the agenda for Williams’s subsequent novels, where the suburb remains the place of the little man, while beneath its surface exist strange passions and make-believes - an.

Inspired by a grisly episode in Wimbledon's local history, Farr begins to concoct a recipe for the perfect murder. But his plans go terribly, terribly wrong - and before long, poor Henry's best efforts to set himself free, in fact send him spiralling wildly out of control.

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Buy The Wimbledon Poisoner (Wimbledon Trilogy 1) (Paperback) at Pickup not even his wife. As the book goes on we realise that Henry Farr is even less capable than he seems and, despite his best efforts, hasn't managed a single victim - which means there is a serial killer at large and he's one of the other suburban basket-cases /5(3).

Wimbeldon Poisoner by Nigel Williams. Faber Faber. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Book Review: Nigel Williams ~ The Wimbledon Poisoner () Posted on April 6, by odeboyz. Williams, The Wimbledon Poisoner, is a black comedy, which is, of course, tasteless in the extreme.

The focus is Henry’s desire to kill his wife Elinor. Henry Farr decides murder is the best course of action to get rid of his wife. However, when his neighbours start dying and police Inspector Rush is on his tail, Henry realises getting away with 6/10(1).

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