Something Nasty In The Bookshop

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Kyril Bonfiglioli is best known as the writer of the Mortdecai books, a trilogy about a corrupt and flamboyant art dealer and his brutish valet, Jock.

A self-styled count, Balliol scholar, sabre champion, science-fiction expert and art dealer, Bonfiglioli died in 1985.

Kevin Jackson explores his improbable life.