Earth, Air, Fire and Custard (J.W. Wells and Co. Series, by Tom Holt

By Tom Holt

J.W. Wells appeared to be a good institution, however the corporation now paying Paul Carpenter's wage is actually a deeply sinister enterprise with a strong ordinary administration team.

Paul concept he was once getting the hold of it (particularly while he fell head over heels for his unusually appealing colleague Sophie), yet demise isn't distant should you paintings at J.W. Wells. in contrast to the stapler - that's continuously going awol. Our lovestruck hero is ready to find that custard is well within the eye of the beholder. And that it quite stings.

Tom Holt's particularly comedian fantasies are populated with evil goblins, demanding sprites and folks like us. although, it's now not continually attainable to inform the difference.

Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: Orbit; New Ed version (19 Jan 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1841492825
ISBN-13: 978-1841492827

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