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Serpent's Tail, Feb 1, 1997 - Fiction - 168 pages
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Tough and tender, FAITHLESS reflects the cool edginess of London today. Like the London novelists that have preceded him--Patrick Hamilton, Iain Sinclair, Nick Hornby--John Williams captures the London of his time, a London where keeping the faith takes you nowhere fast. One critic writes, "This wrenching, tragi-comic novel shows how the blank generation became the blank cheque generation. . . . Williams takes the city to its limits".

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An earnest postmortem on the early '80s London club and music scene, framed in a somewhat formulaic murder mystery and narrated by a sadder-but-wiser punk band washout. By the time his fellow record ... Read full review


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