Tim Cundle


(First Paperback Printing)

Main Details
Author Tim Cundle
Publisher Earth Island Books
First Paperback Printing
Identifying Codes
ISBN 13 9 781999 758134
Format Paperback
Publication Location United Kingdom
Page Count 133 pages
Language English
Chapters There is not a list of chapters
Notes Compression is a high-octane, true crime novel. A mixture of autobiography wish fulfilment and twisted fantasy. The story unfolds over the space of 24 hours and sums up the spirit of the punk movement in a fictional novel.

‘Written with tremendous feeling, and the anger of the author reaches out to grab the reader by the throat and doesn’t let go’.
Ian Glasper, Terrorizer Magazine

‘…deliciously descriptive and compulsive’.
Keith Thomas, Subba-Culture

‘…a definite way with words. I’d recommend you seek this out’.
Virginia Black, Rock Sound Magazine

‘Compression is a riveting and original read, just the right size to fit into a Christmas stocking for the be-mohawked one in your life’.
Eddie Thomas, Caught in The Crossfire

‘I found myself absorbed after the first few pages and it’s a solid piece of work’.
David Stuart, Fracture Magazine

Compression tells the story of Flanagan, a man who, having cracked the music biz with the punk band he started while at school, returns to his old school reunion in the small town he grew up in. However, returning to his old stamping ground brings back a lot of memories, many of them disturbing, and some pertaining to his part in the death of a homeless man. Things get really complicated when it transpires that the police investigation has just re-opened…


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