Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab by Columbkill Noonan
Crooked Cat Books
Mystery & Thrillers , Sci Fi & Fantasy
Pub Date 26 Jul 2018
Clever, funny, and utterly unique, Barnabas Tew and The Case of the Missing Scarab is a novel to treasure. This delightful and unconventional mystery places two of England’s most hapless detectives in the Egyptian underworld. Here, at Anubis’s bequest, Barnabas and Wilfred are tasked with finding Khepre, the god who moves the sun across the sky. Quintessentially English and naive to a fault, the duo stumble from deity to deity making a nuisance of themselves and falling for more than
a few tricks. Columbkill Noonan’s skillful wordplay and comical depictions transform a good novel into an exceptional one. Noonan’s style perfectly captures both the slight stuffiness and well meaning idiocy of Barnabas and Wilfred, as well as the absurdity of the situation they are in.