“Burke shows again that he’s not just a comic genius, but also a fine dramatic writer and storyteller.” – Booklist. “Prose both scabrous and poetic.” – Publishers Weekly. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “Among the most memorable books of the year, of any genre.” – Sunday Times. “A hardboiled delight.” – Guardian. “Imagine Donald Westlake and Richard Stark collaborating on a screwball noir.” – Kirkus Reviews. “A cross between Raymond Chandler and Flann O’Brien.” – John Banville.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

World Book Night: Free Books For The Asking

It’s World Book Night, as you may already be aware, and to get into the spirit of the occasion I’m going to send off a free e-book of EIGHTBALL BOOGIE or THE BIG O to anyone who asks.
  All you have to do is email me at dbrodb[at]gmail.com and indicate which book you’d prefer. Simple as that.
 I look forward to hearing from you …

UPDATE: Thanks very much to everyone who got in touch yesterday to request books, and also to those of you who got in touch with some very kind words indeed. I’m working my way through the backlog as you read: if you made a request and haven’t received your copy yet, rest assured that it will be with you very shortly.
  Normal service has now been resumed, and THE BIG O and EIGHTBALL BOOGIE are available again at $2.99 / £2.99.
  Thanks again, folks – that was a lot of fun.

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