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The Ape & the Peacock Paperback – March 9, 2016
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After retiring from a long, distinguished career in the publishing industry, Ralph Hancox continues to write memoirs and novels from his mountain top aerie in Victoria, British Columbia. If you liked The Ape & the Peacock, you are sure to enjoy Con Job and Scandalous, two hard-hitting novels by Ralph Hancox that expose two of society’s greatest ills: drug trafficking and people trafficking. They are available in all ebook formats at FictivePress.com. Learn more about Ralph Hancox at FictivePress.com.
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Some funny business in the stock of Consolidated Coal & Oil has finally caught the attention of the leader of the socialist party and the local newspaper editor, putting the eponymous “peacock,” Willy Trundle, a prominent provincial cabinet minister, on the defensive. Meanwhile, petty criminal Gutsy Timworth, the “ape” of the story, has trouble all his own. Like all morality tales, the characters in this fictional Canadian province get their just desserts. Or do they?