By Ted Lewis
The misplaced masterwork of British crime icon Ted Lewis—author of Get Carter—is an unnerving story of paranoia and insanity within the middle of the overdue Nineteen Seventies London felony underworld.
In London, George Fowler heads a profitable felony syndicate that focuses on the construction and distribution of “blue films”—nasty unlawful pornography. Fowler is king, with a gorgeous lady at his part and a swanky penthouse place of work, yet his whole global is in jeopardy. a person is undermining his empire from inside of, and Fowler turns into more and more ruthless in his pursuit of the unknown traitor. As his paranoia envelops him, Fowler loses belief in exactly approximately every person, together with his closest acquaintances and colleagues, and starts to depend upon the evaluations of an more and more smaller set of advisors.
Juxtaposed with the phobia and violence of Fowler’s final days in London is the flash-forward narrative of his hideout bunker in a tiny English seashore city, the place Fowler skulks in the course of the low season among the locals, attempting to prepare the items of his fallen empire. simply because it turns out attainable for Fowler to reclaim his throne, one other set off threatens to reason his overall, irreparable unraveling.
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