[[ Epub ]] ❧ Awaydays Author Kevin Sampson – E-inbusiness.co.uk

Awaydays It S 1979 And In Birkenhead Smack And Maggie Thatcher Are Still Less Of An Issue Than Lois Jeans And Adidas Forest Hills Training Shoes.For Paul Carty, 19, And His Mystical, Joy Division Loving Mate Elvis, Life Revolves Around The Pack, A Mob Of Violent Tranmere Rovers Supporters Carty And Elvis Travel The Northern Wastelands, Always By Train, Causing Mayhem In The Woollyback Strongholds Of Halifax, Crewe And Chesterfield For Most Of The Mob, The Pack Is Their Reason For Living But Elvis, Who Loves Ezra Pound, And Carty, Still Getting Over The Death Of His Mother, Are Starting To Get Bored Of It All.The Question Is Will The Pack Let Them Go And Can They Get By Without Each Other


10 thoughts on “Awaydays

  1. says:

    This is by far, the most literary of the hoolie oriented books I ve read The author Kevin Sampson for those of you who might know, remember, care was the manager of the band The Farm Yup, those rascally Liverpudlians who meshed football terrace culture with social issues and infectious dance beats At any rate, Sampson weaves a tale of h


  2. says:

    First I saw the movie Awaydays, which I liked a lot Especially the amazing soundtrack Ultravox, Joy Division, Echo Bunneyman, The Cure etc I kept in mind the movie was filmed by Sampson s novel So I bought the book.Where the movie is a bit dramatic and depressing, the book isgraphic and detailled Especially main character Carty.A lot of details a


  3. says:

    Found this book by accident really, was searching you tube for the one and only blood tub pub which is sadly noand found the film version of this and then ordered the book Took it with me on a recent stay in hospital and got one word for it fabulous.Thought provoking and painfully honest Was rather intense reading though so couldnt read it in one go took m


  4. says:

    Pointless jobs Pointless lives Work Television Football I look across to Wales and I think that the hills are nice I ll go over there one day and just sit there, for a whole day, and see no one and not say a word That ll be good But right now I just feel bad You can t leave


  5. says:

    just awesome


  6. says:

    In seinem Deb troman Ausw rtsspiele taucht Kevin Sampson ein in die englische Hooligan Szene Erz hlt wird die Geschichte des knapp zwanzigj hrigen Paul Carty, der in der Liverpooler Region aufw chst und versucht in der Hoolszene der Tranmere Rovers so etwas wie Geborgenheit und eine Familie zu finden Seine Mutter ist an Krebs gestorben, das Verh ltnis zum Vater ist schwierig, nur zur 1


  7. says:

    I read Kevin Sampson s Freshers a good few years back, when I was listening to John Peel at the weekends and trying to live the student lifestyle despite not being a student, and I really enjoyed it I m not sure why I never read anything else of his at the time, but it kinda feels now like I ve missed the boat Awaydays is a decent read, but it really just feels like the same story, only with foo


  8. says:

    Basically a book about birkenhead scallies Well wriiten though.


  9. says:

    The popularity of films like Green Street and Football Factory , which depict football violence seem to have increased over recent years whilst the violence itself has been decreasing This, combined with an increase in the number of true life stories type books means that those people who took part in this kind of behaviour can now talk about itfreely and to a wider audience Although marketed as fiction, Kevin Samp


  10. says:

    The main themes of this book are thuggery, the sex obsessions of an 18 year old, image consciousness, and, as with Freshers see , drink and drugs bingeing The main character is a middle class A level drop out who, for reasons not entirely, clear falls into this lifestyle in some sort of quest for self affirmation following the death of his mother from cancer It is not explored much beyond the statement I see now the time I k


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