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Snatch!

By Rennie Airth,

London, Hamlyn (Companion Book Club), 1969

Yes! That exclamation mark makes all the difference!

Loud equals funny!

But inattention to the vulgar slang extant in your times equals funnier.

This is a humorous novel—a bestseller in its day—but unlike many other humorous novels in this collection, there is no suggestion that this was intended as a double entendre.

So here it is.

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About tartanpartan

It won't surprise you to learn that I'm quite keen on books, and spend as much of my spare time as possible picking over second hand book stalls and charity book sales with my surprisingly delicate claws.