Body Charge

Body Charge

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'Sharpish in dialogue, slick in characterization . . . made with sympathy and imagination.' - Times Literary Supplement 'A very lively and entertaining novel.' - Sunday Times 'Flows along at an entertaining speed.' - Guardian 'Honest and unusual.' - Spectator 'A fast-moving romp.' - Observer Thirty-year-old Franko Baxter has an uncomplicated life. He shares a flat with his Gran and works for a shady unlicensed minicab company, a job he likes because it gives him plenty of free time for his true passion: playing football. But things start to get more complicated when Franko gets involved with three of his passengers: Shuggy, a conceited young football star, Zak, a dropout on the dole with a nymphomaniac wife and three kids, and Joff Howard, a bisexual BBC producer. His life begins to get progressively crazier, but the biggest surprise is yet to come. Suddenly Franko finds himself entangled in a police investigation into the murder of a gay man - a mystery that will lead to some shocking revelations about his new friends . . . and himself. Best known for his nonfiction, including his biography of the Beatles and his journalism and sports writing, Hunter Davies reveals his considerable talent as a novelist in Body Charge (1972). A clever mix of camp comedy and mystery thriller, Body Charge returns to print for the first time in forty years in this edition, which features a new introduction by the author.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 25.4mm | 226.8g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1939140366
  • 9781939140364
  • 2,164,425

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