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Hellraisers

ISBN: 9781906838362
Available: January 2013
Binding: PB(f)
RRP: $22.95/$25.95
Size: 170x240
Extent: 160
Colour: B/W
Artist: JAKe

“ A Christmas Carol for the wannabe Hellraiser ”

The story of four of the greatest boozers of all time: Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole and Oliver Reed. Robert Sellers and JAKe deftly weave the four stories seamlessly into one fast-paced adventure of drunken binges, orgies, parties and fun.

We begin our tale in a typical London boozer at Christmas time. Our hero, Martin, sits alone at the bar, drinking himself into oblivion. Enter our four hellraisers. In turn, Burton, Harris, Reed and finally O'Toole take this disillusioned soul on a personal tour of their lives: their tumultuous childhoods, rise to stardom and chaotic personal lives. 

 

The story is perfectly rendered by illustrator JAKe. The storyline itself is hallucinatory, like a severe case of the DTs, with scenes from movies dissolving into boozed and drugged reality.

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