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[Reading] ➬ Topper ➳ Thorne Smith – Songuarachando.co.uk Thorne Smith created the modern American ghost   A ghost with style and wit A ghost that haunts us still The New York TimesThorne Smith is a master of urbane wit and sophisticated repartee Topper hiThorne Smith created the modern American ghost   A ghost with style and wit A ghost that haunts us still The New York TimesThorne Smith is a master of urbane wit and sophisticated repartee Topper his best known work is the hilarious ribald comedy on which the hit television show and movie starring Cary Grant were basedIt all begins when Cosmo Topper a law abiding.

Mild mannered bank manager decides to buy a secondhand car only to find it haunted by the ghosts of its previous owners the reckless feckless frivolous couple who met their untimely demise when the car careened into an oak tree The ghosts George and Marion Kerby make it their mission to rescue Topper from the drab summer of suburban Sundays that is his life and th.

topper mobile Topper eBookMild mannered bank manager decides to buy a secondhand car only to find it haunted by the ghosts of its previous owners the reckless feckless frivolous couple who met their untimely demise when the car careened into an oak tree The ghosts George and Marion Kerby make it their mission to rescue Topper from the drab summer of suburban Sundays that is his life and th.

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PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk James Thorne Smith Jr was an American writer of humorous supernatural fantasy fiction under the byline Thorne Smith He is best known today for the two Topper novels comic fantasy fiction involving sex much drinking and supernatural transformations With racy illustrations these sold millions of copies in the 1930s and were eually popular in paperbacks of the 1950sSmith was born in Annapoli

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  1. Henry Avila Henry Avila says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookThis is a product of its day written in 1926 and the Roaring Twenties was in full bloom nothing seemed serious since the carnage of the Great War everything is fun and games until the delugeCosmo Topper a staid and dull banker with an nagging wife who has perpetual indigestion she needs Pepto Bismol he an aspirin A drastic change happens in his boring life good or bad you decide after buying an old repaired sports car the auto was previously owned by a very irresponsible glamorous rich young couple that Cosmo Topper secretly admired not surprisingly they died in it While driving in the country he the banker begins to think deep thoughts starts seeing things which can't possibly be there and maybe going a little insaneYes George and Marion Kerby the young dead pair have come back as ghosts to haunt the distraught Mr Topper and the fun begins at first not so much for the distinguished president of a powerful bank The always seeker of amusement th


  2. Kaethe Douglas Kaethe Douglas says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookIt is by this time a cliche boring business dude meets a manic pixie dreamgirl who shakes up his days keeps him up all night teaches him about love and then passes into the great beyond What makes this book still feel marvelously fresh is that the MPDG isn't all that wacky she's married and she's already dead at the start of the book Other than drinking mind bending Prohibition era uantities of booze the adventures themselves are amazingly simple Topper and his ghost companions enjoy several good meals but otherwise they spend the summer mostly sleeping rough swimming in rivers and the Atlantic canoeing reading Ulysses aloud and just digging the beauty of nature The


  3. Eleanor Eleanor says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookHmm Better than Night Life of the Gods but it leaves me feeling a bit uncomfortable I think it's because I feel a slight edge of desperation in all the consumption of alcohol the book is set during Prohibition I suspect this was because apparently the author was a heavy drinker and he certainly died far too youngIn my distant youth I certainly had too much to drink a few times and I enjoy an occasional glass of wine with my dinner to say nothing of a GT before dinner But the sort of drinking that happens in Thorne Smith's books would probably kill me and I suspect it killed himHaving said that the premise is funny and there are some amusi


  4. Beverly Beverly says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookMr Smith pens a funny story of a middle aged mid level bank manager's encounter with the husband and wife ghosts whose car he bought Although dead the two still manage to get howlingly drunk every night and befriend Topper and try to put a little laughter in his life It was made into a wonderful movie with Cary Grant as the dead husband


  5. Kimley Kimley says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookSeize the day Grab life by the cojones And if you can get a pair of alcohol fueled mischievous and conveniently randy ghosts to help you on your swift descent from the dead crater of suburban virtue all the betterA touch of British farce but ultimately all American screwball comedy is what is at hand here This is the basis for the old Cary Grant film of the same name And this very same writer is also respons


  6. Kay Kay says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookThorne Smith's pixilated novels go down like a glass of bubbly champagne Remember those heady 40's films like Bringing Up Baby and The Thin Man full of snappy dialogue and women in slinky designer gowns? Take that sort of witty cocktail fueled repartee add even improbable plot elements usually involving some sort of supernatural happening and you have a Thorne Smith book In this case a car is haunted two irrepressible high living er dying? ghosts who met their untimely end by drunkenly crashing it into a tree Cosmo Topper the poo


  7. Leslie Leslie says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookI have long loved the Cary Grant film version of this book but this is my first time reading it While the characters and basic premise is the same the novel is much about the title character


  8. Jonathan Palfrey Jonathan Palfrey says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookI first read the Topper books as a child and was rather startled to come across them again in new editions in the 1980s the ghosts of past years slyly rematerialisedBoth books do in fact deal with ghosts—this one was originally titled The Jovial Ghosts Smith's ghosts are uite untraditional he used the idea of ghostliness to supply him with a set of cheerfully immoral characters who being dead have the convenient ability to dematerialise at will Convenient for them that is rarely so for anyone who gets in their wayThey choose from time to time to inflict their company on an innocent banker with the unlikely name of Cosmo Topper who having the misfortune to be alive can less easily escape the conseuences of their frolic


  9. Tosh Tosh says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookThorne Smith is a brilliant writer of the 30's Imagine Dorothy Parker and F Scott out in the town during thier worst drinking period and somewhere in that taxt home is Thorne SmithAs F Scott is under a blanket of gloom Thorne is very much happy with his life In fact he's carefree in a world that is totally insaneMost of his stories has to deal with the afterlife ghosts witches Bewitched is based on one of his novels and it's MADCAP with a revenage The fact that he's now out of print really sucksTopper is about a conservative banker who is haunted by a couple who recently died in a car crash The male ghost is jealous because his wife has a thing for Topper It has a weird angle on afterworld sexuality that's for sure So it's fantasy but set in 1930's NYC Amazing work and I would


  10. Marvin Marvin says:

    PDF/EPUB Topper eBook µ Í songuarachando.co.uk topper mobile, Topper eBookIf I had to pick one 20th century author who has been mostly forgotten and long overdue for a revival it would be Thorne Smith He was a master at the satiric both criticizing and adoring the staunch American upper class I would say he is the closest thing to an American Oscar Wilde In fact when I first read this book years ago I thought Mr Smith


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