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  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781407068060
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

Night Frost

(DI Jack Frost Book 3)




A terrific crime novel from the creator of A Touch of Frost

From the very beginning Oliver Walzer is a natural - at ping-pong. Without even a bat (he plays with the Collins Classic edition of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde) he can chop, flick, half-volley like a champion. At sex he is not a natural, being shy and frightened of women, but with tuition from Sheeny Waxman, fellow member of the Akiva Social Club Table Tennis team and stalwart of the Kardoma coffee bar, his game improves. Twink, Aishky, Sheeny, Louis: the Akiva boys teach Walzer everything there is to know about ping-pong, at least as it is played in the Manchester and District League. His father, Joel Walzer, market trader, teaches him everything there is to know about `swag': Dutch pee-pee boys with Chinese faces, flowery wall plates, pouffes shaped like grand pianos. . . Unabashedly autobiographical, this story of one man's coming of age in the Manchester of the 1950s is hilarious and heartbreaking. It is Howard Jacobson's masterpiece.

  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781407068060
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the author

R D Wingfield

After a successful career writing for radio, R.D. Wingfield turned his attention to fiction and created the character of D.I. Jack Frost, who has featured in the titles A Touch of Frost, Frost at Christmas, Night Frost, Hard Frost, Winter Frost and A Killing Frost. The series has been has been adapted for television as the perennially popular A Touch of Frost starring David Jason. R.D. Wingfield died in 2007.

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Praise for Night Frost

Multiple cases, multiple bodies and lashings of police in-fighting. Fast, furious and funny

Daily Telegraph

Meaty police procedural; bawdy, funny...enough material here for cult hero status

Literary Review

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