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David Bowker

Full Name: David Bowker
Gender: Male
Hometown: Manchester
Number of Works: 12
Born in Manchester but now living in Cambridge, David Bowker is author of six novels, including The Secret Sexist, From Stockport with Love and, most recently, Rawhead and Rawhead in Love. He was voted 'Manchester Writer of the Year' by City Life magazine.

ISBN: 0312328265, 9780312328269
Pages: 256
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

Praise for I Love My Smith & Wesson"Shows what happens when a smart, funny, young British writer wastes his life reading American noir . . . Features one of the most interesting villains since A Clockwork Orange." —-Chicago Tribune"A great and deliriously gruesome thriller."—-Entertainment WeeklyRave Reviews for The Death You Deserve"As it happens, I knew these streets for nearly twenty years, and this tough, fabulous, smart-mouth novel captures them perfectly. The Sopranos meets The Jackal in a part of England Agatha Christie knew absolutely nothing abou
ISBN: 0312328257, 9780312328252
Keywords: novel, wesson, smith, love
Pages: 240
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0312311788, 9780312311780
Keywords: novel, deserve, death
Pages: 256
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0575062541, 9780575062542
Keywords: glastonbury, butcher
Pages: 224
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 0575400544, 9780575400542
Keywords: sexist, secret
Pages: 224
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 40%
ISBN: 1565048466, 9781565048461
Keywords: prayer, death
Pages: 215
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0340738537, 9780340738535
Keywords: love, stockport
Pages: 258
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 140503291X, 9781405032919
Keywords: love, rawhead
Pages: 240
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

It should be the happiest day of Billy Dye's life. His writing career has taken off and he's about to marry his sweetheart in a Scottish Castle. But the festivities are marred by the arrival of an uninvited guest. Rawhead, the world's most terrifying hitman, is back. Rawhead was Billy's best friend, until Billy murdered him. Now he has returned, crawled all the way back from hell...And soon the streets of Manchester are going to be turned into a battlefield.
ISBN: 1857548132, 9781857548136
Keywords: tales, gothic
Pages: 32
Published: 2004

gothic - adj. 2. in the style of architecture prevalent in W. Europe in the 12th-16th c., characterized by pointed arches. 3 (of a novel, etc.) in a style popular in the 18th-19th c., with supernatural or horrifying events. 4. barbarous, uncouth. This September, Manchester-based Comma Press launches the latest edition in its unique Manchester Stories series, the first to be published and promoted independently by Comma Press (as well as with the support of City Life magazine and the Greater Manchester Public Transport Executive). The theme for this special edition is 'gothic' and modern, urban