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Author: Charlie Williams Narrator: James Clamp Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Mangel Series Release Date: October 2012 ISBN: 9781469243108
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As dodgy English towns go, Mangel doesn’t look like much, but it’s everything to Royston Blake. In Mangel, Blake is head doorman at Hoppers Wine Bar & Bistro, drives a Ford Capri 2.8i, and generally has no trouble getting laid. On any given day, he can walk the streets of his town knowing he’s respected by one and all. That is, until a rumor begins to circulate that Blake’s “lost his bottle,” and everything goes to hell. Even his best mates Fin and Legsy have heard the talk that the formerly hard-living bruiser has gone soft, lost his edge, and become a pushover in a town where he can ill afford it. To make matters worse, the Munton brothers are after him, and the thought of ending up in the back of their notorious Meat Wagon is almost too much to bear. Something’s gotta give, but it sure as hell won’t be Blake. What ensues is an outrageously bloody showdown that will leave a permanent scar on the grubby face of Blake’s beloved West Country town. Deadfolk is a brutal black comedy that introduces a wholly original voice to the ranks of literature’s most memorable protagonists. ‘Charlie Williams has come up trumps... just enjoy the ride’ — The Guardian ‘Dripping with pitch black comedy and panache... this is compelling and highly enjoyable, albeit not for the squeamish’ — The Third Alternative Download and start listening now!


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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jack | 1/19/2014

    " I think a lot of readers might stop and call this a poor mans Irvine Welsh, but it has its own pleasures that make it stand on its own. If you can stand the demented mind of Royston Blake, and the heavy vernacular of the town of Mangel, there's a very enjoyable read to be had "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jack | 11/1/2013

    " Darkly entertaining tale of a young man in a declining rural community whose life is disintegrating. Includes graphic violence and language. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Graham | 9/27/2013

    " An interesting, and at time amusing, insight into the mind of a violent thug. "

About the Author

Charlie Williams is the author of several novels, including Deadfolk, Booze and Bum, Stairway to Hell, and King of the Road, among many others. He and his family live in Worcester, England. 

About the Narrator

James Clamp is an award-winning voice actor, earning his first AudioFile Earphones Award in 2011. Originally from London, he currently lives in New York.