Malcolm Bennett & Aidan Hughes - the complete brute! Sheath-bursting romance! Two-fisted action! Hard-boiled adventure!
In a selfless bid to research stories for future generations, these plucky proletarian poets have hurled themselves into a life of danger & immersed themselves in the murky world of crime, guns & drugs.
It was a sacrifice that was to bring great rewards…This book! - Kazuo Ishiguro, Booker Prize Winner the collected classified pulp nasties the return of the late ’80s noir-inspired comic cult!
Now reborn & unleashed in hardback!! Bigger, bolder & funnier than ever! Tough & dynamic. Down & dirty!! Brazen tales of condom-tightening proportions! Packed with hilarious non-stop laffs!! The complete stella-soakedbrute! Street poetry narratives with blood on their knuckles! Short, sharp, satirical pulp shocks in capital letters that you can see from space!
Minimalist prose, maximalist action that explodes off the page! Blunt. Brutal. Brilliant! - time out masterly - the literary review brutal, pub-draining blokes! Hard-core two-fisted action! Written by malcolm bennett & illustrated by aidan hughes, brute! Lampoons several literary conventions in short, concise bursts derived from tabloid headlines & pulp novels. Originally, only seven issues of brute!
Were published as pamphlets (1984-88). It quickly became a cult favourite & spawned an animated tv series, a 30,000 selling 150 page paperback (out-of-print since 1989) & comic strips in blitz magazine & the london evening standard. The complete brute! Collects & doubles in total the fistfuls of brute!
Stories featuring cowboys, hooligans, pig farmers, romans, sailors & squaddies. It will not be available in public libraries until each one contains a bar. The rest, as they say, will be history…
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