2 edition of The toper"s delight found in the catalog.
The toper"s delight
1744 by printed for and sold by J. Stevens, G. Spavan, R. Motte, at the Hole in the Wall at Islington, and at most publick-houses in London .
Written in English
|Series||Eighteenth century -- reel 861, no. 14.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||71|
Get this from a library! Topper. [Thorne Smith; Barrett Whitener] -- It all begins when Cosmo Topper, a law-abiding, mild-mannered bank manager, decides to buy a secondhand car, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of its previous owners: the reckless, feckless. by: Terry “the fantastically funny” Pratchett. I am always delighted to find a new Terry Pratchett book. Pratchett passed away (from Alzheimer’s disease) in and though inevitably there will come a day when I have read all of his works, I refuse to hasten that day any more than necessary, preferring instead to have his books delight and surprise me in the finding as well as the reading. Dimples Delight Frieda Wishinsky (author), Louise-Andrée Laliberté (Illustrator) Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: Sign in to Read Description. Lawrence hates being teased about his dimples, but nothing he does seems to make any difference. Joe goes right on teasing him, and the teasing gets meaner and meaner.
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Smith's hilarious ribald comedy was the basis for a Cary Grant movie and hit television show. Fiction Humor (Fiction) Publication Details Publisher: Blackstone Publishing. It all begins when Cosmo Topper, a law-abiding, mild-mannered bank manager, decides to buy a secondhand car, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of its previous owner, the reckless, feckless, frivolous couple who met their untimely demise when the car careened into an oak tree.
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Elegant, fun-loving George and Marion Kerby are the toast of the town, until they wreck their flashy car and discover they've become, well, ghosts. Making the best of a bad situation, they decide that being dead is the perfect opportunity to liven up stuffy Cosmo Topper.
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Published: 1st Edition: No. Pages: Description: A gifted writer, satirist and a hard liver Smith () died unexpectedly at 42 in Florida. Smith's forté was the comic novel and he wrote little else. His most famous book, Topper, is remembered by many because of its adaptation for film and television.