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The Joke Machine
by Alexander McCall Smith (Goodreads Author)
Jeffrey works in Mr Prendergast's junk shop at weekends to earn extra pocket money. One day they uncover a mysterious machine. It turns out to be a joke-producing machine and soon everyone in town wants their own joke. Everyone, that is, except the miserable owner of the next-door shop, who is determined to throw a spanner in the works.
Published 2006 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom,
(first published 1990)
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Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the international phenomenon The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie Series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served on many national and international bodies concerned with bioethics. He was born in what ...moreMore about Alexander McCall Smith...