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Splash! - 9781472126337

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  • Product code: BDMDC
  • ISBN: 9781472126337
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 26.7cm x 46.4cm
  • Pages: 272
  • Publish date: 15/06/2017

Splash! (Hardback)

Splash! - 9781472126337

Stephen Glover


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Sam Blunt is a drunken, broken-down tabloid reporter, working for a once-mighty newspaper struggling to come to terms with the digital age. With the assistance of Benedict, an earnest though clever wet-behind-the-ears young intern on the paper, Sam grapples to uncover the story of the century which reveals the political corruption and cynicism at the heart of a rotten Establishment. As they try to nail the story amid a series of capers, Sam and Benedict are frustrated by the self-serving proprietor of the Daily Bugle, various self-appointed do-gooders who want to rein in the Press, and Trevor Yapp, the malign and untrustworthy editor of Bugle Online. Splash! is a satire of the Press and politics in a modern London peopled by a Chinese billionaire would-be press proprietor, a worldly bishop, neglected immigrants, a corrupt and plaintive Prime Minister, and journalists who are often most interested in doing one another down. Yet however self-serving newspapers may sometimes be, Sam and Benedict are ultimately on the side of the angels as they battle to write their triumphant story.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BDMDC
  • ISBN: 9781472126337
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 26.7cm x 46.4cm
  • Pages: 272
  • Publish date: 15/06/2017

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