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Seventy-Two Virgins

(2004)
A novel by

 
 
Seventy-Two Virgins is a comic political novel, with similar appeal to Stephen Fry or Ben Elton, written by one of Britain's most popular politicians. It is Boris Johnson's first novel. To much fanfare, the American President is on an inaugural visit to the Houses of Parliament. Our hero, a hapless MP on a bicycle, gets caught up in the ferocious security arrangements. A stolen ambulance runs into trouble with the Westminster Parking Authorities. A man, born in Lebanon but going by the name of Jones, manages to persuade his way through the barriers. The best sharpshooter in the United States is enlisted and stationed on the roof of the building adjoining Westminster Hall. Henry VIII's tennis ball gets caught up in the melee. These disparate parts meet head-on -- and the events are broadcast live on worldwide television.



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September 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Seventy-Two Virgins
Author(s): Boris Johnson
ISBN: 0-00-719590-7 / 978-0-00-719590-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

November 2006 : UK Paperback

Title: Seventy-two Virgins
Author(s): Boris Johnson
ISBN: 0-7531-7438-3 / 978-0-7531-7438-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Publishing
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April 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Seventy-Two Virgins
Author(s): Boris Johnson
ISBN: 0-00-719805-1 / 978-0-00-719805-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Audio Editions

July 2005 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Seventy-two Virgins
Author(s): Boris Johnson
ISBN: 0-7531-3417-9 / 978-0-7531-3417-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2016 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Seventy-Two Virgins
Author(s): Boris Johnson
Publisher: HarperCollins
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