By: Arnott, Jake
Hodder & Stoughton General D.: 2000
Seller ID: RWARE0000003403
Binding: Trade Paperbac
Condition: Very Good
"What's breaking into a bank compared with founding one?" Bertolt Brecht's provocative question opens Jake Arnott's first novel The Long Firm and sets the scene for its memorable exploration of the London underworld at the be ginning of the 1960s. Five very different characters tell their five very d ifferent stories about "Torture Gang Boss" Harry Starks. A man who "liked t o break people" but also a "frightened little child" is how his lover and k ept boy Terry recalls him; a "lower-class tearaway", according to the Tory lord who frequents his erotic p... View More...