E–pub/E–book [Jack's Return Home] î Ted Lewis


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    FREE READ ó BJWP.CO.UK ï Ted Lewis Ted Lewis ï 1 DOWNLOAD FREE READ Jack's Return Home 25 starsClassic British noir; properly titled Jack's Return Home I understand why the film version is Get Carter; much snappier It w

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    E–pub/E–book [Jack's Return Home] î Ted Lewis FREE READ ó BJWP.CO.UK ï Ted Lewis FREE READ Jack's Return Home When his brother dies in a drunk driving accident Jack Carter comes back to his home town for the funeral Since his brother never drank Jack is suspicious and digs into his brother's final days to figure out what happenedGet Carter is a dark murder mystery Set in 1960s England it features a bad man in a world of other bad men looking for hi

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    E–pub/E–book [Jack's Return Home] î Ted Lewis Hard man Jack Carter returns home to Doncaster following the unexpected death of his brother Frank Straight away the scene doesn't se

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    E–pub/E–book [Jack's Return Home] î Ted Lewis 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

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    E–pub/E–book [Jack's Return Home] î Ted Lewis It has to do with the introduction to the book written by Mike Hodges who directed the Michael Caine film classic of this but I couldn’t stop hearing “In a costal town they forgot to shut downCome Armageddon Come Armageddon Come” in my head over and over again while reading this The novel opens with a lone man travelling into a city He’s returning to the town ok I said city but I have my reasons he grew up in

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    FREE READ ó BJWP.CO.UK ï Ted Lewis Ted Lewis ï 1 DOWNLOAD E–pub/E–book [Jack's Return Home] î Ted Lewis Tell him Tell him I'm fcking comingOriginally titled Jack's Return Home this 1970 novel from Ted Lewis is the story of Jack Carter and his return to Doncaster from London after the death of his estranged older brother Jack is certain that it

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    Ted Lewis ï 1 DOWNLOAD FREE READ ó BJWP.CO.UK ï Ted Lewis FREE READ Jack's Return Home 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

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    E–pub/E–book [Jack's Return Home] î Ted Lewis Having seen the original 1971 classic film version of Get Carter umpteen times over the years it was impossible for the film portrayals not to completely inform the story's characters in my mind's eye This familiar

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    Ted Lewis ï 1 DOWNLOAD FREE READ ó BJWP.CO.UK ï Ted Lewis E–pub/E–book [Jack's Return Home] î Ted Lewis Imagine The Revenger's Tragedy set in Scunthorpe in the 1960s – a corrupt society a cast of villains and here’s Jack Carter the biggest villain of the lot back home from London and out to avenge his innocent murdered brother Very Jacobean and very atmospheric When he arrives Jack’s home town is encircled by the flames of furnaces – and his descent into hell begins There are wonderful descriptions of

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    FREE READ Jack's Return Home E–pub/E–book [Jack's Return Home] î Ted Lewis FREE READ ó BJWP.CO.UK ï Ted Lewis Considering the movie adaptation of this novel is one of my favorite crime films it's hard to give the book that inspired the movie anything less than 5 starsThat said the book originally published as Jack's Return Home is a hell of a fun read Violent and morally complex the action plays as character study to a man who is on the edge of losing his humanityGreat characters dialogue and a strong sense of place This book

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FREE READ ó BJWP.CO.UK ï Ted Lewis Ted Lewis ï 1 DOWNLOAD FREE READ Jack's Return Home Tom of a cliff with him inside Jack thinks that Frank's death is suspicious so he decides to t. Tell him Tell him I m fcking comingOriginally titled Jack s Return Home this 1970 novel from Ted Lewis is the story of Jack Carter and his return to Doncaster from London after the death of his estranged older brother Jack is certain that it was murder and will have his vengeance in this life or the nextTaking place between Thursday Night and Sunday morning there s no time to blink let alone breath as Carter tackles his problems at an unrelenting pace Having as much in common with kitchen sink dramas such as Saturday Night and Sunday Morning as violent revenge thrillers like The Hunter the bodies still manage to pile up by the final page thanks to Carter s no holds barred attitudeLewis really captured the time and place with his prose the description of working class lifestyles in Britain in the 70s painted in true grim light and the attitudes are guaranteed to shock in this age of cotton wool and insane politcal correctness Not that I m advocating violence towards women rape murder and mayhem underage pornography bent cops paki bashing or anything else that takes place during these three days but I think ignoring the fact that it actually used to happen and still does happen is even absurd than those who perpetrate such things there s no revelling in the gruesome details this is the true bleak reality of it and Lewis makes it clear that it s not a glamourous lifeCarter is a fascinating mix of hard case hitman hard boiled hero cocky geezer frightened boy regret filled and growing old a little bit of Alfie a major influence on The Limey and if Guy Ritchie hadn t read it he at least saw the movie before making Lock Stock Two Smoking Barrels Incredibly this novel was the basis for three movie adaptations but I think it s fair to say that none of them captured the true essence of the book Michael Caine may have come closest in 1971 but having seen it a couple of times I know for a fact it was toned down and several aspects changed despite my having forgotten the entire plot by the time it came to reading the book Of the two American versions I would recommend the blaxploitation version Hit Man over the Stallone abomination every timeTed Lewis died at the horribly young age of 42 but wrote several novels after this one I think after the brilliant promise shown in this novel I will have to check out of his work Emergency Kit life or the nextTaking place between Thursday Night and Sunday morning there s no time to blink The Detective's Secret Daughter let alone breath as Carter tackles his problems at an unrelenting pace Having as much in common with kitchen sink dramas such as Saturday Night and Sunday Morning as violent revenge thrillers Christmas Under Western Skies and Her Healing Ways like The Hunter the bodies still manage to pile up by the final page thanks to Carter s no holds barred attitudeLewis really captured the time and place with his prose the description of working class Sparks Fly with the Billionaire lifestyles in Britain in the 70s painted in true grim Her Unexpected Hero light and the attitudes are guaranteed to shock in this age of cotton wool and insane politcal correctness Not that I m advocating violence towards women rape murder and mayhem underage pornography bent cops paki bashing or anything else that takes place during these three days but I think ignoring the fact that it actually used to happen and still does happen is even absurd than those who perpetrate such things there s no revelling in the gruesome details this is the true bleak reality of it and Lewis makes it clear that it s not a glamourous Chosen Vampire Legends #4 lifeCarter is a fascinating mix of hard case hitman hard boiled hero cocky geezer frightened boy regret filled and growing old a Her 24 Hour Protector little bit of Alfie a major influence on The Limey and if Guy Ritchie hadn t read it he at His Border Bride least saw the movie before making Lock Stock Two Smoking Barrels Incredibly this novel was the basis for three movie adaptations but I think it s fair to say that none of them captured the true essence of the book Michael Caine may have come closest in 1971 but having seen it a couple of times I know for a fact it was toned down and several aspects changed despite my having forgotten the entire plot by the time it came to reading the book Of the two American versions I would recommend the blaxploitation version Hit Man over the Stallone abomination every timeTed Lewis died at the horribly young age of 42 but wrote several novels after this one I think after the brilliant promise shown in this novel I will have to check out of his work

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FREE READ ó BJWP.CO.UK ï Ted Lewis Ted Lewis ï 1 DOWNLOAD FREE READ Jack's Return Home Doncaster and Jack Carter is home for a funeral his brother's Frank's car was found at the bot. 25 starsClassic British noir properly titled Jack s Return Home I understand why the film version is Get Carter much snappier It was written in 1970 and is actually set in Scunthorpe my hometown which is why I read it the blurb is wrong it s not Doncaster Jack just changed trains there The plot is fairly similar to the film with a few variations It is very much a book of its time and some of the dialogue is a little obscure she was a bit Harrison Marks I had to look that one upThe geography is a little out at times some of the road names were accurate others not but it wasn t far out The descriptions of the steelworkers pubs was accurate and the casual violence of the area is true to life The arrival of immigrants from the Indian subcontinent is depicted along with the tensions created in the local community The language is very strong the women are there as sexual objects or as victims of casual violence Now I reflect on it the treatment of all of the female characters is brutal Carter is an anti hero the only reason he is creating havoc is because it is his neice who has been exploited If it had been someone else s he would not have been bothered He is a cog in the wheel and ultimately stands no chance of winning The faults outweighed the nostalgia but I had to read it there aren t many novels set in Scunthorpe His Baby Bargain Texas Legends The McCabes #4 little obscure she was a bit Harrison Marks I had to The Joy of Fundraising look that one upThe geography is a His Duty Her Destiny little out at times some of the road names were accurate others not but it wasn t far out The descriptions of the steelworkers pubs was accurate and the casual violence of the area is true to Stranded With The Navy Seal life The arrival of immigrants from the Indian subcontinent is depicted along with the tensions created in the The Brunelli Baby Bargain local community The Take Away the Pride language is very strong the women are there as sexual objects or as victims of casual violence Now I reflect on it the treatment of all of the female characters is brutal Carter is an anti hero the only reason he is creating havoc is because it is his neice who has been exploited If it had been someone else s he would not have been bothered He is a cog in the wheel and ultimately stands no chance of winning The faults outweighed the nostalgia but I had to read it there aren t many novels set in Scunthorpe

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FREE READ ó BJWP.CO.UK ï Ted Lewis Ted Lewis ï 1 DOWNLOAD FREE READ Jack's Return Home Alk to a few people Frank was a mild man and did as he was told but Jack's not a bit like that. Having seen the original 1971 classic film version of Get Carter umpteen times over the years it was impossible for the film portrayals not to completely inform the story s characters in my mind s eye This familiarity also meant the story held few surprises though there are some interesting points of divergence I would rather have approached this book without these preconceptions Like you need me to tell you this is a classic avenging angel tale and Jack Carter the avenging angel will not rest until there is full restitution for some serious sinsPutting the film to one side the book stands on its own merits What Ted Lewis achieves brilliantly in common with all great genre fiction is to say something else about the world In this instance he evokes the late 1960s and the Britain I remember vividly as I grew up in the 1970s A violent bored depressed place trying to come to terms with the slow death of traditional industries and pre War certainties Ted Lewis also skewers that ambiguous strata of society where criminality and respectability combine This a world where very nasty things happen brutality exploitation and casual violence are the norm Get Carter nails the grim humour the sualor the boozers the snooker halls the fights all wedded to a compelling tale of revenge and family loyalty The reason the film is such an enduring classic is because Ted Lewis wrote Jack s Return Home retitled Get Carter after the film was released a perfect crime novel and essential readingAnyone who enjoys this book and is looking for something with similar ualities should seek out Derek Raymond s Factory novels 45 The Promise of Rain like that. Having seen the original 1971 classic film version of Get Carter umpteen times over the years it was impossible for the film portrayals not to completely inform the story s characters in my mind s eye This familiarity also meant the story held few surprises though there are some interesting points of divergence I would rather have approached this book without these preconceptions Like you need me to tell you this is a classic avenging angel tale and Jack Carter the avenging angel will not rest until there is full restitution for some serious sinsPutting the film to one side the book stands on its own merits What Ted Lewis achieves brilliantly in common with all great genre fiction is to say something else about the world In this instance he evokes the His Baby Bargain Texas Legends The McCabes #4 late 1960s and the Britain I remember vividly as I grew up in the 1970s A violent bored depressed place trying to come to terms with the slow death of traditional industries and pre War certainties Ted Lewis also skewers that ambiguous strata of society where criminality and respectability combine This a world where very nasty things happen brutality exploitation and casual violence are the norm Get Carter nails the grim humour the sualor the boozers the snooker halls the fights all wedded to a compelling tale of revenge and family The Joy of Fundraising loyalty The reason the film is such an enduring classic is because Ted Lewis wrote Jack s Return Home retitled Get Carter after the film was released a perfect crime novel and essential readingAnyone who enjoys this book and is His Duty Her Destiny looking for something with similar ualities should seek out Derek Raymond s Factory novels 45

  • Paperback
  • 224
  • Jack's Return Home
  • Ted Lewis
  • English
  • 24 November 2019
  • 9780749001216