Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops

Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops

Book - 2012
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A John Cleese Twitter question 'What is your pet peeve?', first sparked the "Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops" blog, which grew over three years into one bookseller's collection of ridiculous conversations on the shop floor. From 'Did Beatrix Potter ever write a book about dinosaurs?' to the hunt for a paperback which could forecast the next year's weather; and from 'I've forgotten my glasses, please read me the first chapter' to 'Excuse me, is this book edible?'. This full-length collection also includes top 'Weird Things' from bookshops around the world.
Publisher: London :, Constable,, 2012.
Branch Call Number: 381.45002 CAM
Characteristics: vii, 119 pages :,illustrations ;,21 cm.

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Linda: I giggled my way through this short book in less than an hour. All Library workers will relate to this. My particular favourite was the customer who wondered if Anne Frank had written a sequel to her 'memoir', and on being told that it was, in fact, a diary, and that she had perished in a ... Read More »


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