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Boris Johnson is not the first MP to write a novel but his is certainly the first I have been tempted to read (sorry Miss Widdecombe but the idea of you writing romantic fiction is quite stomach churning). To tell the truth, “Seventy Two Virgins” was an impulse purchase on an occasion when ... Read review
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Bumbling Boris's Brill Book

AdvantagesFunny, engaging and witty - the book and Boris!

DisadvantagesFirst half a little slow and repetitive

"Boris Johnson is not the first MP to write a novel but his is certainly the first I have been tempted to read (sorry Miss Widdecombe but the idea of you writing romantic fiction is quite stomach churning). To tell the truth, “Seventy Two Virgins” was an impulse purchase on an occasion when I darted into the Oxfam bookstore to shelter from the rain. Although I have read and greatly enjoyed some of his political writings, I was initially unsure about ..." Read review
09.07.2009

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Seventy-Two Virgins is a comic political novel, with similar appeal to Stephen Fry or Ben Elton, written by one of Britain's most popular politicians. It is Boris Johnson's first novel and was widely acclaimed on publication.

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EAN 9780007198054
Type Fiction
Genre Modern Fiction
Title Seventy-Two Virgins
Author Boris Johnson
Edition Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
ISBN 0007198051

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