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Water On the Brain

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An unkind satire on the inadequacies of the British secret services, between the wars, within whose ranks Compton Mackenzie served. The plot involves His Majesty's Director of Extraordinary Intelligence - M.Q.99(E) - sending British agent Major Arthur Blenkinsop to counter the interference of the wily Burgundians and Venetians in the affairs of Mendacia. Blenkinsop also has to deal with the dangerous American agent Katzenschlosser and the charms of the alluring Senora Miranda.

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Hardback Editions

December 1951 : UK Hardback

Title: Water on the Brain
Author(s): Sir Compton Mackenzie
ISBN: 0-7011-0945-9 / 978-0-7011-0945-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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Paperback Editions

July 1977 : UK Paperback

Title: Water On the Brain
Author(s): Sir Compton Mackenzie
ISBN: 0-14-001368-7 / 978-0-14-001368-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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