"Writing in a pitch-perfect voice, Charlie Williams has created a stunningly original noir world of his own."-Jason Starr, author of Tough Luck Still Head Doorman at Hoppers, Mangel's premier nightspot, and still depressed, Royston Blake seeks ...
yston Blake seeks solace at the bottom of a glass. And when Doug, the local shopkeeper offers him a bounty of 400 fags (aka cigarettes) and 400 cans of lager (aka beer) to sort out his teenage daughter's undesirable boyfriend, Blake's solace looks to be in the bag for at least a couple of weeks. But things don't quite go according to planâ¦
Charlie Williams was born in 1971 in Worcester, England, where he lives. This sleepy, tourist town is the inspiration for Mangel, the setting for his exuberant series of novels.