The Resource As the pig turns, M.C. Beaton, (electronic resource)

As the pig turns, M.C. Beaton, (electronic resource)

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As the pig turns
Title
As the pig turns
Statement of responsibility
M.C. Beaton
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
But as the spit pig is carried towards the bed of fiery charcoal Agatha - and the rest of the village - realise that things aren't as they seem... Very quickly it transpires that the spit pig is in fact Gary Beech, a policeman not much loved in Winter Parva. And although Agatha has every intention of leaving the affair to the police, she rapidly changes her mind when she finds out Gary's ex-wife has hired Toni to investigate. Cantankerous and competitive as Agatha is, she has to now join the fray and try and solve the case herself! Praise for M C Beaton's Agatha Raisin series: I know I once vowed to read only Agatha Christie for a year but I cheated. My No. 1 mistress, M.C. Beaton and her Agatha Raisin whodunits. Agatha is like Miss Marple with a drinking problem, a pack a day habit and major man lust. In fact, I think she may be living my dream life. Entertainment Weekly. Once again M. C. Beaton has concocted an amusing brew of mystery and romance that will keep her fans turning the pages. Publisher's Weekly. Pure entertainment. The Guardian
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Summary
"The picturesque Cotwsold village of Winter Parva has decided to warm the winter months after the holidays by roasting a pig in the town square. Agatha, always one for a good roasting, has arrived with her former protegÄ› and current rival in the privatedetection racket, Toni, to enjoy the merriment. But as the rotary spit is placed over a bed of fiery charcoals and the pig is carried toward its final resting place, Agatha realizes that things are not as they seem.... "Stop!" she screams suddenly. The "pig," in fact, is Gary Beech, a policeman not exactly beloved by the good people of the village. Although Agatha has every intention of leaving matters to the police, everything changes when Gary's ex-wife hires Toni to investigate. With that provocation,how could any sleuth as obviously vain and competitive (and secretly insecure) as Agatha could do anything other than solve the case herself?"--
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10011691
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Characteristic
document
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Beaton, M. C
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Agatha Raisin mysteries
Series volume
0022
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  • Raisin, Agatha
  • Women private investigators
Target audience
adult
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an Agatha Raisin mystery
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As the pig turns, M.C. Beaton, (electronic resource)
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=FFP_053122&b2iSite=1545&preview=no
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  • Downloadable eBook
  • Fiction
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9781849019583
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(Sirsi) i9781849019583
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
As the pig turns, M.C. Beaton, (electronic resource)
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=FFP_053122&b2iSite=1545&preview=no
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Note
  • Downloadable eBook
  • Fiction
Dimensions
unknown
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781849019583
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781849019583
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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