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The Eric Sykes Compendium: His Three Classic Novels

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The Eric Sykes Compendium is a bumper edition of three novels from the comedy genius:

Smelling of Roses - Sparks and Miller are two ordinary soldiers desperate to avoid war who can hardly believe their bad luck when they hit the headlines as fullblown heroes.
The Great Crime of Grapplewick - The sleepy northern town of Grapplewick is turned on its head when clueless criminal
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Paperback, 608 pages
Published October 5th 2006 by Virgin Books
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Jul 22, 2011 James rated it really liked it
Specifically read The Great Crime of Grapplewick this time, having already read UFOs are Coming Wednesday.

Started Smelling of Roses on 17 July 2011. The best book of the lot!
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Eric Sykes CBE was an English radio, television and film writer, actor and director whose performing career spanned more than 50 years. He frequently wrote for and/or performed with many other leading comedy performers and writers of the period, including Tony Hancock, Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, John Antrobus and Johnny Speight. Sykes first came to prominence through his many radio credits as ...more
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