Unlimited [Nonfiction Book] ☆ The Last King of Brighton - by Peter Guttridge ✓


  • Title: The Last King of Brighton
  • Author: Peter Guttridge
  • ISBN: 9781847513359
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Paperback

  • The new gripping mystery following City of Dreadful Night A man impaled on the South Downs Another skinned alive A skeleton found beneath the West Pier, its feet encased in concrete Brighton has been invaded But this is no mere power struggle between rival mobsters the motives for the killings stretch back through the decades, to an explosive forty year old secret BThe new gripping mystery following City of Dreadful Night A man impaled on the South Downs Another skinned alive A skeleton found beneath the West Pier, its feet encased in concrete Brighton has been invaded But this is no mere power struggle between rival mobsters the motives for the killings stretch back through the decades, to an explosive forty year old secret Brighton s crime king John Hathaway would rather forget But someone else remembers and that someone has decided that revenge is a dish best served cold .
    Peter Guttridge
    Peter Guttridge is the Royal Literary Fund writing fellow at Southampton University and teaches creative writing Between 1998 and 2002, he was the director of the Brighton Literature Festival Since 1998, he has been the mystery reviewer for The Observer, one of Britain s most prestigious Sunday newspapers He lives in Sussex on the edge of the South Downs National Park.


    Commentaires:

    Violet
    I read the first book of this trilogy, two years ago, but our local library just got this one in, for some reason, and I had trouble placing the characters of the story. Basically, the King, Dennis Hathaway, teaches his son, John Hathaway, how to follow in his footsteps as the king of the mobsters in their area. The doings of gangsters in Britain were the same as in the U.S. I think, both in the 30's and the 60's; harsh !!

    Dantanian
    Knocks the tawdry and lumpen Peter James into a cocked hat.

    Beth
    THE LAST KING OF BRIGHTON, the second book in the Brighton trilogy, begins in 1963. John Hathaway is the teen-age son of Dennis Hathaway, the most dangerous man in Brighton. He runs the city without conscience or remorse. His son is interested in only one thing: the emerging music tidal wave that will put Britain at the top of the charts.John is part of a band called the Avalons; his best friend is Charlie Laker, the drummer. As a band, they aren’t particularly good but they never have trouble [...]

    Diana Rose
    I wish the author had gone more in depth with the music history of the years he wrote about; he touched upon the British Invasion and support bands that were there for the ride of the Beatles and the Who ; and you felt you were sitting on a barstool along side the main character . It was a hazy account the light and the dark amplified in the concrete slippers that were created for his girl friend as he watched her killed. Great tug of war between father and son you wish for the happy ending tha [...]

    Janis Williams
    meh. Just stopped reading

    Nora
    Fast-paced, but having not read the first in the series I was a little lost.

    Catherine Woodman
    Even for a murder mystery, the plot is not as well constructed as would be ideal

    Brigid
    Brighton England at its worst. Fascinating and well written.

    Jane
    Much too nasty. I didn't finish it.

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