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  • Jack's Return Home
  • Ted Lewis
  • English
  • 04 July 2017
  • 9780749001216

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summary Ú eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Ted Lewis Ted Lewis ✓ 3 download Jack's Return Home review á 103 Tom of a cliff with him inside Jack thinks that Frank's death is suspicious so he decides to t This book was originally published in 1970 as Jack s Return Home Then in 1971 it was filmed as Get Carter starring Michael Cain and the book was subseuently re released with the new title This is a very dark hard boiled novel and it is credited with helping start the noir school of British crime fictionThe main protagonist Jack Carter works for a pair of dodgy blokes named Gerald and Les who skate along the edges of the law Jack is skating right out there with them on ice that s even thinner given that Jack is also conducting a clandestine affair with Gerald s wife AudreyAs the book opens we find Jack on a train returning to his home town of Doncaster He s going back to attend the funeral of his only brother Frank The authorities report that Frank died driving drunk and crashing his car after drinking most of a bottle of Scotch The only problem with the official scenario is as Jack well knows that Frank didn t drink ScotchJack and Frank have been estranged for years but Frank was still his little brother and Jack still carries very fond memories of the time they spent growing up together Jack is also concerned about the fate of Frank s fifteen year old daughter Doreen who is now orphaned Mostly Jack is enormously pissed at the people who killed his brother and who didn t even trouble themselves enough to make the accident look legitimateOnce the funeral is over Jack begins poking around the dark underbelly of Doncaster in an effort to determine what Frank might have been involved in and who might have been angry enough with him to kill him In the process he s going to have to deal with a lot of lowlifes and upset than a few apple carts Jack couldn t care less and when the local crime bosses decide that it s time to get Carter Jack will only be too happy to meet them halfwayThis is a lean spare novel that s very well written and which should appeal to anyone who likes their crime fiction dark and unnerving populated with few if any redeemable characters Tall Man Riding re The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory released with the new title This is a very dark hard boiled novel and it is credited with helping start the noir school of British crime fictionThe main protagonist Jack Carter works for a pair of dodgy blokes named Gerald and Les who skate along the edges of the law Jack is skating The Big Golden Book of Poetry right out there with them on ice that s even thinner given that Jack is also conducting a clandestine affair with Gerald s wife AudreyAs the book opens we find Jack on a train NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW returning to his home town of Doncaster He s going back to attend the funeral of his only brother Frank The authorities Wild Man Creek report that Frank died driving drunk and crashing his car after drinking most of a bottle of Scotch The only problem with the official scenario is as Jack well knows that Frank didn t drink ScotchJack and Frank have been estranged for years but Frank was still his little brother and Jack still carries very fond memories of the time they spent growing up together Jack is also concerned about the fate of Frank s fifteen year old daughter Doreen who is now orphaned Mostly Jack is enormously pissed at the people who killed his brother and who didn t even trouble themselves enough to make the accident look legitimateOnce the funeral is over Jack begins poking around the dark underbelly of Doncaster in an effort to determine what Frank might have been involved in and who might have been angry enough with him to kill him In the process he s going to have to deal with a lot of lowlifes and upset than a few apple carts Jack couldn t care less and when the local crime bosses decide that it s time to get Carter Jack will only be too happy to meet them halfwayThis is a lean spare novel that s very well written and which should appeal to anyone who likes their crime fiction dark and unnerving populated with few if any The Non-Designer's Design Book (4th Edition) redeemable characters

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summary Ú eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Ted Lewis Ted Lewis ✓ 3 download Jack's Return Home review á 103 Doncaster and Jack Carter is home for a funeral his brother's Frank's car was found at the bot Hard man Jack Carter returns home to Doncaster following the unexpected death of his brother Frank Straight away the scene doesn t seem on the level firstly the cause of death Frank drunk allegedly drove his car of a cliff doesn t fit given Frank hardly touched the hard stuff secondly Jack s bosses the criminally inclined Les and Gerald don t want Jack putting noses out of joint down in Doncaster for fear of him endangering their criminal enterprise What follows is a rampage of violence as Jack steadily draws lines through names of his former associates on the path to a kind of street justice Sure he can t reverse Frank s death but he can put a whole lot of hurt on those responsibleGet Carter is the book which epitomizes British noir the protagonist is a criminal though we don t know what exactly he does for Les and Gerald whose morals are uestionable he s sleeping with his boss s wife prone to violence against women and is happy to abuse the kindness of strangers while the undercurrent of crime is exemplified by police corruption prostitution murder assault and under aged pornography all this circling the drain surrounding the death of FrankMy rating 45 stars I enjoyed Get Carter and would ve given the book 5 stars had it read as a second in a series I felt like I was dropped into Jack s life without a lot of backstory surrounding his current employer or the seemingly meaningful relationships he has with people who crossed Frank Homewrecker returns home to Doncaster following the unexpected death of his brother Frank Straight away the scene doesn t seem on the level firstly the cause of death Frank drunk allegedly drove his car of a cliff doesn t fit given Frank hardly touched the hard stuff secondly Jack s bosses the criminally inclined Les and Gerald don t want Jack putting noses out of joint down in Doncaster for fear of him endangering their criminal enterprise What follows is a Make your own model forts castles rampage of violence as Jack steadily draws lines through names of his former associates on the path to a kind of street justice Sure he can t Tremors of Fury The Days of Ash and Fury #2 reverse Frank s death but he can put a whole lot of hurt on those How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay Inadvertently or So They Both Claimed responsibleGet Carter is the book which epitomizes British noir the protagonist is a criminal though we don t know what exactly he does for Les and Gerald whose morals are uestionable he s sleeping with his boss s wife prone to violence against women and is happy to abuse the kindness of strangers while the undercurrent of crime is exemplified by police corruption prostitution murder assault and under aged pornography all this circling the drain surrounding the death of FrankMy The Mage (Foxcraft, Book 3) rating 45 stars I enjoyed Get Carter and would ve given the book 5 stars had it Illustrated Workbook for Self Therapy for Your Inner Critic read as a second in a series I felt like I was dropped into Jack s life without a lot of backstory surrounding his current employer or the seemingly meaningful Earthfall relationships he has with people who crossed Frank

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summary Ú eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Ted Lewis Ted Lewis ✓ 3 download Jack's Return Home review á 103 Alk to a few people Frank was a mild man and did as he was told but Jack's not a bit like that Psycho runs amok in a northern English town not Doncaster to revenge his brother s death Satisfyingly grim but I missed some leavening wit or intelligence Good read but no Red Harvest