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Author: John King
ISBN: 0099282682
Language: English
Pages: 864 pages
Category: Contemporary
Publisher: Vintage (2000)
Rating: 4.2
Formats: lrf mobi rtf lit
FB2 size: 1291 kb | EPUB size: 1464 kb | DJVU size: 1391 kb
Sub: Fiction

The Football Factory has been added to your Cart. Overall enjoyable but a tough read - tough enough that I won't continue with the trilogy

The Football Factory has been added to your Cart. Overall enjoyable but a tough read - tough enough that I won't continue with the trilogy. There’s no doubt that John King has the 80’s football hooligan down to a ‘T’ but he has a unique writing style that breaks all the rules – one chapter, for instance, consists of just a single sentence – but is somehow very readable.

The Football Factory is the controversial debut novel of author John King, and is based around the adventures of a group of working-class Londoners who follow Chelsea home and away.

The Football Factory is the controversial debut novel of author John King, and is based around the adventures of a group of working-class Londoners who follow Chelsea home and away, fighting their rivals on the streets of England’s cities. The principal character/narrator is Tommy Johnson, whose internal monologues allow the reader an inside view of football hooliganism and the adrenaline highs involved.

Praise for The Football Factory

Praise for The Football Factory. Only a phenomenally talented and empathetic writer working from within his own culture can achieve the power and authenticity this book pulses with. King’s novel is not only an outstanding read, but also an important social documen. his book should be compulsory reading for all those who believe in the existence, or even the attainability, of a classless society. -Paul Howard, Sunday Tribune.

With his ‘Football Factory’ trilogy, John King provides us with an unflinching and uncompromising, yet compelling look at the dark world of football related gang violence of Britain in the 1990’s. King neither condones, condemns nor judges the perpetrators, but merely tells is like it is – or at least certainly was at that time. The stories he has created are bleak and brutal; the violence is often shocking, frightening, repulsive and at times unrelenting. Although this is fiction it all too With his ‘Football Factory’ trilogy, John King provides us with an unflinching and uncompromising, yet.

John King is the author of nine novels. John King is the author of nine novels. England Away is John’s third novel and Bill Farrell is its most important character. Bill is a patriotic socialist who took part in the D-Day landings, helped liberate a concentration camp, and married a survivor. It is the concluding part of The Football Factory Trilogy. John King Books and Stories.

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Football Factory Trilogy. A series by John King. 1. The Football Factory (1996) 2. Headhunters (1997) 3. England Away (1998). Football Factory Trilogy.

John King is the author of eight novels - The Football Factory, Headhunters, England Away, Human Punk, White Trash, The Prison House, Skinheads and The Liberal Politics Of Adolf Hitler. The Football Factory has been turned into a high-profile film and his books have been widely translated abroad.

Only a phenomenally talented and empathetic writer working from within his own culture can achieve the power and authenticity this book pulses with. The Football Factory is driven by its two main characters-late-20s warehouseman Tommy Johnson and retired ex-soldier Bill Farrell. Tommy is angry at his situation in life and those running the country.

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