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Saturday, 24 April 2010
by Christopher Neilan
Abattoir Jack is the first novel to be published by Punked Books, a new Indie publisher of trade fiction and non-fiction. I really think this Indie may be one to watch after reading this novel.
I found myself completely absorbed in this tale of twenty-two year old Jack who is stuck in a dead end job, struggling to earn enough to pay for the motel room he lives in. When he is told something he shouldn't have heard, his life begins to change, but the reader is left unaware whether this is for better or worse until the very last page. I was left thinking "superb, more please".
If you liked 'Hound Dog' by Richard Blandford then Abattoir Jack is a must read.
If you want to treat yourself to a copy then you can buy one by following this link.
Reviewed by DJ Kirkby