[DWJ] Big Bad Read

Elizabeth G. Holtrop elizabeth at bouma-holtrop.com
Thu Jun 22 22:03:24 EDT 2006

Paul Andinach <pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au> wrote:> I was just about to post about a book I've been reading recently in
which the police transportation vehicle is actually spelled "Black
Mariah", which makes the pronunciation more apparent.

> The other interesting thing about this book, from a DWJish point of
view, is that the protagonist is

> (a) employed by the British government to protect the world from
    magical threats; and

> (b) a bit of a clothes-horse, who at one point appears dressed in a
    jade green dressing gown with a red dragon on it.

> I'm fairly sure that's just coincidence, though.
  Curious and curiouser.  What is this book?

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