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The Wimbledon poisoner.

by Williams, Nigel

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Published by Faber .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination(262)p.
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22487258M
ISBN 100571142427

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). Wimbledon / ˈ w ɪ m b əl d ə n / is a district and town of southwest London, England, miles ( km) southwest of the centre of London at Charing Cross, in the London Borough of Merton, south of Wandsworth, northeast of New Malden, northwest of Mitcham, west of Streatham and north of don had a population of 68, in which includes the electoral wards of Abbey Country: England.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Wimbledon Trilogy "wimbledon Poisoner" "they Came From by Nigel Williams at the best online prices at . Henry Farr is forty years old. He is suburban, average, conventional - and desperate to be rid of his wife, Elinor. Inspired by a grisly episode in Wimbledon's local history, Farr begins to concoct a recipe for the perfect murder. But his plans go.

The Wimbledon Poisoner - Two part comedy thriller. 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.   Buy The Wimbledon Poisoner by Nigel Williams from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £/5(1).


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The Wimbledon poisoner by Williams, Nigel Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wimbledon Poisoner is a funny book that perhaps goes on a little too long, the humour does start to wear a For some reason I hadn't read the first book in the trilogy so decided to complete the circle/5(55). The Wimbledon Poisoner (, ISBN ): Henry Farr, a struggling solicitor is desperate to get rid of his wife, Elinor and decides to poison her, following the example of Everett Maltby, the original Wimbledon obtains a quantity of thallium from a chemist using a forged optician's order and bastes a roast chicken with it.

Buy The Wimbledon Poisoner Main by Williams, Nigel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). out of 5 stars The Wimbledon Poisoner Reviewed in the United States on Septem Henry Farr is a solicitor who, as he embarks on his daily routines of going to the office, taking his daughter Maisie to her piano classes/library/swimming lessons, bemoans his by: 4.

I n Nigel Williams published The Wimbledon Poisoner, a comedy about a dull solicitor who tries to kill his wife, fails repeatedly, but tops a. The Wimbledon Poisoner is a marvelously funny book. (Daily Mail) --Daily Mail Book Description. A welcome re-issue of Nigel William's modern classic of comic writing.

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/5(50). Books similar to The Wimbledon Poisoner The Wimbledon Poisoner. by Nigel Williams. 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 dramatically wrong /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 Globe award-winning Elizabeth I, starring Helen Mirren, while his BBC Radio 4 comedy /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. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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, 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. The Wimbledon Poisoner is a marvelously funny book.

] Read more. Product details. Format: Kindle Edition; File Size: KB; Print Length: pages; Publisher: Corsair (18 July ) Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN /5(45). The Wimbledon Poisoner is a funny book that perhaps goes on a little too long, the humour does start to wear a little thin after about pages and some of the attitudes regarding race and towards women in general are a little controversial these days but I /5(30).

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.

The Wimbledon Poisoner Latvian Radio Chorus Richard Harvey Anthony Pleeth Studio Orchestra Shroud for a Nightingale: The Television Drama. The Wimbledon Poisoner (–) Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. 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. 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).

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.

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. 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.The genteel residents of Wimbledon fear a dog poisoner is on the loose after a beloved schnauzer died and six other dogs fell badly ill.The Wimbledon Poisoner.

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