|Statement||by Mike Hodges.|
|Series||Sight and sound|
|Contributions||Lewis, Ted, 1940- .|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||61 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||61|
Feb 23, · Get Carter (Jack Carter Trilogy Book 1) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(43). Sep 09, · "Get Carter is one of the most influential works of crime fiction in existence. In the world of U.K. hardboiled literature it’s had the kind of impact that books by Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler had on the genre in the U.S." —Criminal Element5/5(1). Mar 01, · Get Carter is an insider's fascinating look at the mysterious world of politics, rock and roll and intelligence. Bill Carter is an attorney and television producer. He lives outside Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Marlow. Judi Turner is a freelance writer who lives in Nashville,eduevazquez.com: Fine's Creek Publishing LLC. Set in the late s amidst the smokestacks and hardcases of the industrial north of England, Get Carter redefined British crime fiction and cinema alike. Along with the other two novels in the Jack Carter Trilogy, it is one of the most important crime novels of all time.
The book was republished in paperback under the title Get Carter by Allison & Busby in In the playwright Torben Betts adapted the novel for a critically acclaimed production by Author: Ted Lewis. Regularly voted as one of the greatest British films ever released, 'Get Carter' tells the tale of a London gangster seeking revenge in an area he thought he had left . Apr 17, · --Mike Hodges, director of Get Carter, from the Foreword to this edition "Lewis was one of the first British writers in the sixties to take Chandler literally--'The crime story tips violence out of its vase on the shelf and pours it back into the street where it belongs'--and [Get Carter] is a book that I and plenty of other people at the time considered to be a classic on these grounds."/5(52). The book includes: Foreword by Michael Caine - a brief look at Hodges formative years, his childhood, education, and television work - Get Carter: the making of the movie, from the director's first impressions of the novel, writing the screenplay, casting Caine, Hendry and Ekland and shooting in Newcastle.
Dec 01, · IT IS IMPOSSIBLE to discuss British author Ted Lewis’s novel, Jack ’ s Return Home, without mentioning its better-known film adaptation, Get Carter. Rarely has such an influential crime. Feb 18, · Directed by Mike Hodges. With Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne. When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate/10(K). —Mike Hodges, director of Get Carter, from the Foreword to this edition “Lewis was one of the first British writers in the sixties to take Chandler literally—’The crime story tips violence out of its vase on the shelf and pours it back into the street where it belongs’—and [ Get Carter ] is a book that I and plenty of other people at the time considered to be a classic on these grounds.”. His first novel, All the Way Home and All the Night Through was published in , followed by Jack’s Return Home, subsequently retitled Get Carter after the success of the film of the same name starring Michael Caine, which created the noir school of British crime writing and pushed Lewis into the best-seller list. After the collapse of his marriage Lewis returned to his home town in the s.