The World's Even Dumber Criminals: Unbelievable True Tales of Crime Gone Wrong (Paperback)

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A hilarious collection of all-new true stories of dumb criminals committing stupid crimes

A thief breaks into a car, only to leave his phone, and his social media profile, behind. A man robs a supermarket, but in the excitement, he forgets his eight-year-old son in the store. A murder suspect hides in a ceiling, which collapses, dropping him at the feet of police. A woman finds her stolen bike on Craigslist and, on meeting up with the thief, takes it for a trial ride—and never comes back. A gang of thieves fills their van so full of stolen oranges that it draws the attention of everyone on the road, including some inquisitive cops. A drunken man leads police on a low-speed chase on his lawn tractor, only to be arrested when he runs out of gas.

Whether they leave behind clues that quickly lead to their capture, or drop counterfeit money for the authorities to find, there’s no shortage of law-breakers who seem intent on getting caught. The World’s Even Dumber Criminals is full of new, unbelievable-but-true stories about foolish people who put the wrong in wrongdoing 

About the Author


DUNCAN MCKENZIE lives in Oakville, Ontario. He has written for books, magazines, radio and TV, including shows such as History BitesThat’s So WeirdTrain 48 and the Baroness von Sketch Show. When he’s not writing, Duncan McKenzie teaches comedy and produces theatrical productions and podcasts with the Oakville Improv Theatre Company, which he co-founded in 2009. He has not yet been convicted of any criminal offence.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781443468589
ISBN-10: 1443468584
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: November 7th, 2023
Pages: 336
Language: English