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- DescriptionTHE NOVEL BEHIND THE CULT FILM STARRING MICHAEL CAINE Doncaster, and Jack Carter is home for a funeral - his brother Frank's. Frank's car was found at the bottom of a cliff, with Frank inside. He was t only dead drunk but dead as well. What could have made sensible Frank down a bottle of whisky and get behind the wheel? For Jack, his death doesn't add up. So he decides to talk to a few people, do some sniffing around. He does, but is soon told to stop. By Gerald and Les, his bosses from the smoke. Not to mention the men who run things in Doncaster, who aren't happy with Jack's little holiday at home. They want him back in London, and fast. Now Frank was a mild man and did as he was told, but Jack's t a bit like that ...
- Author BiographyTed Lewis was born in Manchester in 1940, and died prematurely in 1982 having published seven novels and written several episodes for the television series Z Cars. His first novel All the Way Home and All the Night Through was published in 1965, followed by Jack's Return Home in 1970. This was subsequently retitled Get Carter after the success of the film of the same name starring Michael Caine. The book created the noir school of British crime writing and pushed Lewis into the bestseller list.
- Author(s)Ted Lewis
- PublisherAllison & Busby
- Date of Publication14/01/2013
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Series TitleAllison & Busby Classics
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAllison & Busby
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
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