Corkscrew

By Peter Stafford-Bow,

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Shortlisted for The People's Book Prize 2018

"One of the funniest novels I've ever read. I honestly didn't want this book to end." The Wine Stalker

Felix Hart, a tragic orphan, is expelled from school, cast onto the British high street, and forced to make his way in the cut-throat…

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1 author picked Corkscrew as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Since one of my characters is a French wine fraud detective I am always on the lookout for novels about wine. This book is all about the grape and the crazy world of the international wine industry. Comic, bawdy, and improbable, it will take you to vineyards in Europe and beyond as the hero learns to trust his nose, and you laugh out loud. 

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