The Lowlife

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Harryboy Boas is a gambling man who loves the dogs. He lives in the quietly respectable streets of Hackney and keeps himself to himself. Until, that is, a new family moves into his building. Step by step, the ordered – if faintly disreputable and financially rackety – life he has led begins to unravel. He is drawn into a murky underworld where violence and revenge are the inevitable payback for those who can’t come up with the money.

ISBN: 9780948238451 Author: Baron, Alexander Publisher: Black Spring Press Ltd Publication Date: 7th June 2010 Imprint: Black Spring Press Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.914 (edition:23) Pages: xiv, 167 Edition: Reprint Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Harryboy Boas is a gambling man who loves the dogs. He lives in the quietly respectable streets of Hackney and keeps himself to himself. Until, that is, a new family moves into his building. Step by step, the ordered – if faintly disreputable and financially rackety – life he has led begins to unravel. He is drawn into a murky underworld where violence and revenge are the inevitable payback for those who can’t come up with the money. A brilliant portrayal of a way of life in its last days in the 1960s.

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