The Honeywood File

The Honeywood File

An Adventure in Building

Book - 2000
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In this first U.S. publication of a richly comic classic--originally published in England in the 1920s--the pitfalls and vicissitudes of home building are presented in sharp and unforgettable detail, in the form of letters to and from the architect--a hapless young man named James Spinlove, who, in his valiant attempts to create the Honeywood mansion for Sir Leslie Brash, encounters a motley collection of contractors, surveyors, plumbers and town planners--to say nothing of intensely litigious lawyers, and Sir Leslie Brash himself, along with his good lady. There are letters from the subsidiary but crucial characters named Nibnose & Rasper, Mr Snitch, V. Potch and Hoochkoft the surveyor of bricks, among others.
Publisher: Chicago, Il. : Academy Chicago Publishers, 2000
ISBN: 9780897334730
Branch Call Number: FIC CRE
Characteristics: 228 p. : 22 cm


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