The Crust On Its Uppers (B Format Paperback)


?Tremendous black comedy of Chelsea gangland, written and set in the early Sixties, on the cusp of swinging London? Face ?Peopled by a fast-talking shower of queens, spades, morries, slags, shysters, grifters and grafters of every description, it is one of the great London novels? New Statesman ?The Crust on its Uppers is the kosher article by a man who was on the down-escalator all his life? Sunday Times

SKU: 9781852427351


First published in 1962, The Crust On Its Uppers, Derek Raymond?s first novel (written when he was Robin Cook) is a gripping tale of class betrayal. With ruthless precision, and a great deal of humour, it brings vividly to life a London of spivs, crooked toffs and bent coppers.