PDF/EPUB Memoirs of a Dipper

  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • Memoirs of a Dipper
  • Nell Leyshon
  • en
  • 17 October 2019
  • 9780241184240

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Read & download Ð Memoirs of a Dipper 102 Anything to cross the line' Gary is a dipper a burglar a thief He is still at junior school when his father first takes him out on the rob and proves a fast learner not much than a child the first time he gets caught he is a career criminal as soon as he is out a. Leyshon gives a uniue voice to Gary a career petty criminal who tells us his story of his family life interwoven with his criminal activities It s like reading a 300 odd page monologue delivered to us by an untrustworthy character an unreliable narrator with hardly any redeeming featuresYou can see by his circumstances as for the reason Gary turns to a life of crime but I was wondering throughout the book why his brother Alan turned out so different and I would have liked to have seen of Alan and the conflict between the two brothersThis is a minor criticism for a well written book with gritty sparkling realistic dialogue

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Read & download Ð Memoirs of a Dipper 102 'Leyshon is a master of domestic suspense' Observer 'There's different ways to do it I can slowly move closer step by step or I can do it in one movement and bump into them Easiest is in a pub then I can put my drink too close to theirs Move my stool near theirs. This lean novel there s fat on a butcher s pencil chronicles the life of Gary a dipper dips into purses dips into pockets dips in silver paper when his pint goes flat It s a story of childhood of dreams of hell and disappointment and lessons and redemption Leyshon s gift is not only her ability to create a very real character but also her ability to ease her reader into the character s head and masterfully control how the reader respondsLean and potent and visceral and moves along like an amphetamine sulphate rush

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Read & download Ð Memoirs of a Dipper 102 Gain But Gary is also fiercely intelligent he often knows about the antiue furniture he is stealing than the people who own it and is confident in his ability to trick his way out of any situation always one step ahead But all that changes when he falls for Mandy. Kudos to Leyshon for this unblinking look at the world of petty criminals where following in one s thief of a father s footsteps is as natural as Don Jr running the family hotel chain Oh maybe they are the same thing Gary is no fool but he falls for one addiction after another The author who has worked in prisons is completely unsentimental about Gary which makes him a complete person and not a symbol of social science shortcomings