Monday, 15 December 2014

Asphalt Playground - John Wiles

"THE SOMBRE AND VIOLENT WORLD OF TEEN-AGE DELINQUENTS IN A LONDON SLUM"


ACE BOOKS H340
LONDON, UK
FIRST ACE BOOKS EDITION 1960
FIRST PUBLISHED IN HARDBACK BY VICTOR GOLLANCZ 1958

Mr. Wiles is a talented writer, and the economy and gruesome humour of his novel intensifies our shocked comprehension of the teddy boy jungle - The Times Literary Supplement

A fine novel about children and how they are changed into toughs - The Guardian

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