ast week's "Play Where the @#%!^! is Detectives Beyond Borders? and win Adrian McKinty's latest novel
" contest asked readers to name the Breton city where I'd spent the day, with the clue that the city's name "might prove a moving experience to readers of English who enjoy word play. Name the city," with one winner to receive a copy of I Hear the Sirens in the Street
, McKinty's second novel featuring police officer Sean Duffy.
Several answers came in, both off-site and posted as comments and, while each was creative, none was correct. So here's another clue:
e have a winner! I'd come to Brittany to view Neolithic stone monuments, so it is fitting that the winner of the "Where the @#%!^! is Detectives Beyond Borders?"
contest is from another region rich in such monuments: Wiltshire, in England. That reader knew, or figured out, from the ermine on the flag that I was in Vannes, pronounced van
Know that, and it's child's play to figure out why the city's name is a moving experience for English-speaking lovers of word play. So congratulations to Amanda. She wins a copy of the U.S. edition of Adrian McKinty's novel I Hear the Sirens in the Street
© Peter Rozovsky 2013
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