The Fourth Bear: A Nursery Crime (Jack Spratt Investigates)

The Fourth Bear: A Nursery Crime (Jack Spratt Investigates)

Jasper Fforde


The inimitable Jasper Fforde supplies readers one other pleasant mash-up of detective fiction and nursery rhyme, returning to these suggest streets the place no personality is blameless. The Gingerbreadman—sadist, psychopath, cookie—is at the free in interpreting, yet that’s no longer who Detective Jack Spratt and Sergeant Mary Mary are after. as a substitute, they’ve been demoted to looking for lacking journalist “Goldy” Hatchett. The final witnesses to determine her alive have been the reclusive 3 Bears, and instantaneously Spratt senses anything furry—uh, funny—about their tale, beginning with the porridge. The Fourth Bear is a delirious new romp from our such a lot irrepressible fabulist.

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