The Way of All Fish: A Novel

The Way of All Fish: A Novel

Martha Grimes


A wickedly humorous sequel to Grimes’s bestselling novel, Foul Matter, “a satire of the venal, to not say murderous practices of the hot York publishing undefined” (The ny occasions booklet Review).

MARTHA GRIMES “GOES ENTERTAININGLY WONKY WITH THIS SEQUEL TO HER BESTSELLING FOUL MATTER . . . providing INSIDER PUBLISHING STUFF WITH ACIDULOUS WIT” (LIBRARY JOURNAL).

In Grimes’s new sendup of an international she is familiar with rather well, sweet and Karl, hitmen with a distinction— they've got scruples—once back enterprise into the murky new york publishing scene. This time they arrive to assistance from a author who's being sued via her unscrupulous literary agent, L. Bass Hess, a guy decided to get a fifteen percentage fee for a ebook he didn’t sell.

The agreement killers subscribe to forces with publishing wealthy person Bobby Mackenzie and megabestselling author Paul Giverney to rid the suggest streets of Hess, now not by way of taking pictures him, yet by way of using him loopy. they're helped via different characters from Foul subject and a staff of recent colourful personalities, together with an out-of-work Vegas magician, an alligator wrangler, a glamorous Malaysian con woman, and Hess’s aunt in Everglades urban, who has gone through a wildly winning intercourse change.

This wickedly humorous sequel to Grimes’s bestselling novel Foul Matter is one other character-driven “satire of the venal, to not say murderous, practices of the recent York publishing undefined” (The long island occasions booklet Review).

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