He's really going for it in this one. I'm only about fifty pages in and we've already had Dave Klein throwing someone out of a window, admitting to fancying and almost sleeping with his sister, setting up and beating a prospective DA and someone drugging and disemboweling a couple of dogs.Might jump straight into White Jazz after finishing this one.
You might recognise the theme tune, more or less the only consistent element through repeated reimagings across different formats... was replaced on the radio by the archers apparently
What! That simply cannot be true.Steve Bruce, the football manager, has written some crime novels.
Steve Bruce: Inside the literary career of Newcastle managerSteve Bruce - manager, player, crime writer?www.bbc.co.uk
Literally the most surprising thing I have ever seen on dissensus. I can't believe it. Is it a joke or what?No way.
No, but I have read about them, meant to check em out.has anyone (except me) read the Nero Wolf novels? I've read all of them. he's grotesquely fat. so fat he can't move so he has a handsome boy genius with a photographic memory to do all the leg work. so it's like splitting a detective into two, one gets into fights, gets entangled with various femme fatales, the other one solves the case by using mental genius, fingers to temples, eyes closed, cheeks puffed out.... im a big fan
Dick Francis is the obvious one here... I read a few as a kid, they just always seemed to be kicking around somehow.it doesn't count if they're set "in the murky world of"
Three books: Striker! Sweeper! and Defender!Steve Bruce wrote a book?!
side note there is only 1 arcade left in soho and last time i went in there there were no pinball tables at all.I was reading a book called "Judas Pig" by "Horace Silver" ( not the jazz guy ) which is pure Dyer - it's lying unfinished in a pile
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It's got a plot based around some Yugoslavian war criminal being hunted by Israeli Nazi hunters in Huddersfield.its the israeli flag thats intriguing me