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long firm

Jake Arnott

long firm

by Jake Arnott

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Sceptre in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJake Arnott.
The Physical Object
Pagination343p. ;
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20137500M
ISBN 10034074877X

'The Long Firm is more than an addition to the genre: it is both knowing, in a literary sense, and entertaining, and makes profitable use of its influences. Gracefully written, diligently and rewardingly researched, it is both exciting and funny. It takes the cliches of the genre and makes them sexy and freshly interesting' Observer. Long Firm by Jake Arnott The cult bestseller that launched Jake Arnott as one of the most exciting new voices of the decade - 'A gangster novel every bit as cool, stylish and venomous as the London in which it's set' (Independent on Sunday) 'I'll tell you what happens now,' Harry says, reading my mind. 'You can go now. We're quits. You don't talk to anybody about anything.

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Jake Arnott (Author) Jake Arnott was born in , and lives in London. His debut novel, The Long Firm, was published in to huge public and critical Kills Coppers, Truecrime, Johnny Come Home, The Devil's Paintbrush and The House of Rumour have followed to equal acclaim. Both The Long Firm and He Kills Coppers have been made into widely praised TV dramas.   In , Anderson also wrote a book titled “The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More.” The long tail concept considers less popular goods that are in lower demand.


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Long firm book violent and shocking at times, the book is the first in 'The Long Firm' trilogy and Gritty and gripping tale set in London's gang culture, featuring gangster, racketeer and club owner (although he would say 'businessman') Harry Starks - a fictional character trying to make money at the time of the Krays and other criminal gangs/5().

THE LONG FIRM is an excellent crime novel with an unconventional approach. It tells the story of London crime boss Mad Harry Starks from the first-person viewpoints of several of his associates through the s and 70s: his rent-boy turned house-boy Terry; closeted politician Lord Thursby; aging freelance villain Jack the Hat; failed sex /5(19).

I first read the Long Firm when the BBC made the 4 part TV series & it's one of the few books that I come back to again & again. Well written, the narrative weaves an image from a long firm book of view points - each complementing the last & next. Will surely read again/5(35). The Long Firm () tells of Harry Starks, a homosexual East End gangster in the s.

It includes references to many real life characters of the time including the Kray twins, Tom Driberg, and Judy Garland. A notable feature is that the story is told from five different points of : 11 March (age 59), Buckinghamshire, England. The Long Firm gives us a real feel for its era, too - the Krays, Maltese gangs in Soho, Diana Dors, mods, skinheads - and the section from the POV of Jack `The Hat' McVitie is particularly good as the delirious pace of the story cleverly echoes Jack's pill popping paranoia/5(19).

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Once they are sufficiently well-established, the perpetrators purchase the next round of goods on credit, then. The Long Firm it is full of stuff nicked from those turkeys and suffers badly by it's obvious likeness. I haven't read the book so I won't comment on whether the author realized his main character Harry is a ridiculous stereotype.

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In Arnott was ranked one of Britain's most influential gay and lesbian people. When he was included in a list of the fifty most influential gay men in Britain init was declared that he was widely regarded as one of Britain's most promising novelists/5.

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THE LONG FIRM is an excellent crime novel with an unconventional approach. It tells the story of London crime boss Mad Harry Starks from the first-person viewpoints of several of his associates through the s and 70s: his rent-boy turned house-boy Terry; closeted politician Lord Thursby; aging freelance villain Jack the Hat; failed sex-symbol and minor actress Ruby Ryder; and finally /5(19).

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