Ever wondered who the lead character in Absolute Beginners was based on? According to the introduction of Baron’s Court All Change, it was Terry Taylor.
There is a lot of Mod fiction around right now, with Seven Day Fool by Jason Disley being one of the more interesting reads.
I’ve been meaning to read Who The Hell Is Frank Wilson by Pete McKenna for some time. In the last week I finally got around to it.
Another week, another piece of mod fiction. Weekend Dancer by Talcott Levy is certainly part of a rapidly growing industry.
Paul Hallam has a new book label, going by the name of Old Dog Books. What can you expect? Essentially pulp fiction for the modern era, kicking off with the mod-friendly A Crafty Cigarette – Tales of A Teenage Mod by Matteo Sedazzari.
I was rummaging through some old paperbacks recently and spotted a book I read a long time ago, certainly long enough to be due a second reading. That book is Burden of Proof by James Barlow.
Pulp fiction has been around as long as the hills, while pulp fiction featuring mods has been around almost as long as the mod scene itself.
Pulp fiction in the tradition of the Richard Allen series, Sawdust Caesar is about Tommy, a ‘hard mod’ turning into a petty villain during the violent times of the seaside clashes.