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Can anyone name the following Brookmyre books for me?

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Worksitoutwithapencil Sun 19-May-13 10:50:02

I know there are a few Brookmyre fans on here so hopefully someone can help.
My DH wants some books to read on holiday and I have recommended Brookmyre, I think he will prefer the dark humour ones to the more serious crime books. I was thinking of the following but can't remember all the names:

The one where Jack Parlabane goes on an outward bounds/adventure weekend. I particulary remember some intestines being used as a rope and an accidental beheading at the hands of a snooker table and 2 Samari swords.

The one featuring a bank robbery by clowns with trampolines (is crime based but still very funny)

Also One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night which I obviously do remember the name of.

Names for the above and any other recommendations will be gratefully received grin

TallyGrenshall Sun 19-May-13 10:57:52

The Sacred Art of Stealing I think is the bank robbery one

Be My Enemy maybe for the other one?

BabsAndTheRu Sun 19-May-13 11:00:24

Be my enemy is the first one

Northernexile Sun 19-May-13 11:04:01

A big boy did it and ran away is fab too

EffieTheDuck Sun 19-May-13 11:04:52

There was a piece in One Fine Day which made me cry helplessly with laughter. I was reading it on the train. blush <completely unhelpful>

Northernexile Sun 19-May-13 11:06:27

Oh and Quite Ugly One Morning too!
<warming to theme>

Worksitoutwithapencil Sun 19-May-13 13:39:26

Thanks for the names smile - now to the library website to see if they have them.
One Fine Day was the first of his that I read - I was uncontrollably laughing out loud within the first chapter and I have recommended it to everyone I know ever since.

Just finished reading Where The Bodies Are Buried, it is far more serious crime but still good (but I do really enjoy crime fiction generally)

TheDoctrineOfSnatch Mon 03-Jun-13 00:10:03

The subtitle of Be My Enemy is Fuck this for a game of soldiers.


"All fun and games until someone loses an eye" is good.

schoolchauffeur Mon 03-Jun-13 08:20:16

Definitely recommend Quite Ugly One Morning. DH read this on holiday a few years ago and had to save it for reading in the room as he kept finding himself nearly falling off the sun lounger he was laughing so much!

deXavia Mon 03-Jun-13 08:28:38

blush had to join in as you might be able to guess I quite enjoy his books....
A Snow Ball in Hell and All Fun and Games til someone loses an eye are another two I'd recommend

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