By Ted Lewis
A interesting window in on existence in a British greatest safeguard felony, Billy Rags—by the writer of Get Carter—is crime fiction at its most sensible: lean, suggest, and whole of startling mental depth.
It’s the Sixties and Billy Cracken is a difficult guy to maintain locked up. An austere and bothered formative years has given option to existence as a hardened legal and now prestige as the most feared prisoners in England. He has been moved from one greatest safeguard criminal to the following. Guards and inmates alike worry and begrudgingly admire the powerfully-built Cracken. yet a lifestyles doing his porridge, whether as a minor big name, isn’t the only he wants.
A female friend and a toddler watch for Cracken at the open air and he’ll cease at not anything to get to them. whereas plotting his break out he crosses a robust mobster who vows to make Cracken’s lifestyles hell, and if not anything else succeeds at making his break out the entire more challenging, whatever the ever-rebellious Cracken defiantly relishes.
The follow-up novel to the wildly profitable Get Carter, Billy Rags is an engaging check out the lives of British inmates serving time in a greatest defense legal. Lewis manages once more to inform an exhilarating, action-filled tale with a soul—demonstrated so much truly in a sequence of remarkable flashbacks to Billy’s formative years and in spite of everything conjures a personality that might remind readers of either Tom Hardy in Bronson and Lee Marvin in Point Blank.
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Billy Rags by Ted Lewis