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Dead Giveaway (Charles Paris, #11) Poor Charles Paris As An Actor, Which Is His Chosen Profession, He Is Reaching Rock Bottom But As A Detective, The Role He Is Continually Called Upon To Play, He S Brilliant, As He Demonstrates Again In His Latest Adventure, Dead GiveawayHe Is Now Reaching The Lowest Form Of Showbiz Life, The Television Give Away Panel Game And When He And His Vast Audience Least Expect It, There S A Murder In The Studio, Right In Front Of The Cameras Once Again, Simon Brett Reveals His Mastery As He Unravels A Complex Mystery And Revels In The Humour Of This Showbiz World


10 thoughts on “Dead Giveaway (Charles Paris, #11)

  1. says:

    Charming send up of the television industry I listened to this as an audiobook and one always wonders whether the book is enhanced by an outstanding reader In this case, especially, as this edition is read by the Simon Prebble so brilliantly.Charles Parris is a failed actor whose agent gets him a job as one of the professions on a new game show entitled If the Cap Fits And so begin the puns and ridicule Cap, in addition to being a hat, can also be a diaphragm Virtually everyone associ Charming send up of the television industry I listened to this as an audiobook and one always wonders whether the book is enhanced by an outstanding reader In this case, especially, as this edition is read by the Simon Prebble so brilliantly.Charles Parris is a failed actor whose agent gets him a job as one of the professions on a new game show entitled If the Cap Fits And so begin the puns and ridicule Cap, in addition to being a hat, can also be a diaphragm Virtually everyone asso...


  2. says:

    Charles Paris enters West End Television reporting for a new role but without much anticipation He has a part in a game show pilot, so the only thing Charles wonders about is how generous the producers will be with the alcohol His acting career is a mess his agent is useless and insulting his drinking has become dangerously chronic and every time he makes a date for dinner with his long estranged, but never divorced, wife, he somehow messes it up But as an amateur sleuth, Charles has a g Charles Paris enters West End Television reporting for a new role but without much anticipation He has a part in a game s...


  3. says:

    Charles Paris is an interesting protagonist, and the plot was fun.


  4. says:

    I think that it has been with a feeling of some disappointment that I have read the last 4 books by this author the last 2 from this series and also the latest 2 from the Feathering set and so it was nice to try an earlier work Was it really written 25 years ago This wasas I remembered the author s work with the amusing perceptive descriptions of people and places and eve...


  5. says:

    Not too bad, but not as enjoyable as I remember other Charles Paris books being A few too many names and jobs made for confusion and not just on the television programme in question, where that s the w...


  6. says:

    A delightful murder mystery Charles investigates the murder of a Gameshow hostThe detail in the setting is superb, The Murder has enough mystery to engage the brain The process is well thought out with distinct charact...


  7. says:

    Charles Paris is really reaching rock bottom in his acting career He is playing a contestant in a TV panel game show where celebrities having to guess the contestants career At the same time the contestants are asked to wear various appropriate hats, which is to help the celebrities guess t...


  8. says:

    In a quiz show similar to Wheel of Fortune, players must sort out the hats But when a murder occurs Charles looks to the crime procedural programme in the next studio The final answer may be a bit difficult to guess, as is the intended victim.


  9. says:

    Quick, fairly predictable cozy with interesting lead character Enjoyable but nothing new.


  10. says:

    Like many of his books short, easy to read, with characters we don t wholly like.


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