The Smack: A Novel by Richard Lange
The Smack: A Novel Richard Lange ebook
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
He's flat broke, living out of cheap hotels, and wondering how it all went wrong. It's Thanksgiving Day in Richard Lange's latest novel, THE SMACK (Mulholland/ Little, Brown, $26), and Rowan Petty is doing what he always does on a national holiday and every other day — swindling gullible people out of their hard-earned cash. I got so lost in that book, really tied to the characters, all of them . Set on the streets of Bristol, England, it features two runaway teens who join a group of squatters, where they fall into heroin addiction and embrace anarchism. "If Elmore Leonard and Dennis Cooper collaborated on a novel, they might produce something as exciting, harrowing and emotionally powerful as TheSmack. Rowan Petty is a conman down on his luck. His car quits on him in Reno, and he takes a job there on the bottom rung of a lousy phone scam. Hi, My name is Lindsie and I just finished reading “Smack” yesterday. Australian journalist Andrew McMillen investigates the link between drug use and creativity in his first book, 'Talking Smack', published by UQP in 2014. Junk, known as Smack in the U.S., is a realistic novel for young adults by the British author Melvin Burgess, published in 1996 by Andersen in the U.K. I'm sure you get emails like this all of the time, but I hope you take the time to really consider this one.