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A Spot of Bother


"A Spot of Bother" is the second adult novel by Mark Haddon, who is best known for his prize-winning first novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Like Curious Incident, A Spot of Bother examines mental health issues from the perspective of the patient.

  • also known as "A Spot of Bother (Vintage)", "A spot of bother: a novel"
  • language: English Language
  • genres: Fiction, Psychology
  • subject: Literary
  • released on (9 years ago)


"A Spot of Bother" is a 1938 British comedy film directed by David MacDonald and starring Robertson Hare, Alfred Drayton, Sandra Storme and Kathleen Joyce. The film is a farce in which a Bishop unwisely decides to loan the cathedral funds to a dubious businessman. Meanwhile his secretary is involved with smuggled goods. It was shot at Pinewood Studios and adapted from a play by Vernon Sylvaine.

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Google previewAdvanced Learners' Dictionary (1998)

by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton

a disturbance: There was a spot of bother here last night botheration infer/', a bother, bothersome ad; causing bother. < perhaps Irish Gaelic bodhar deaf, bothered. bottle ( 'bntl ) n 1 a container of glass or plastic with a narrow neck, used for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary Writers and Their Work (2015)

by Brian Jones

In2006, A Spot of Bother was published andshortlisted forCostaNovelof the Year (thenew name oftheWhitbread, whichHaddon hadwon forThe Curious Incident oftheDog in the NightTime). Here Haddon continuedhisinterest in psychological ...

Google previewCook Islands Maori Dictionary (1995)

by Jasper Buse, Raututi Taringa

We've got a spot of bother at home today ...

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