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Dispatches: Picador Classic


With an introduction by Kevin Powers

A groundbreaking piece of journalism which inspired Stanley Kubrick’s classic Vietnam War film Full Metal Jacket.

We took space back quickly, expensively, with total panic and close to maximum brutality. Our machine was devastating. And versatile. It could do everything but stop.

Michael Herr went to Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire. He returned to tell the real story in all its hallucinatory madness and brutality, cutting to the quick of the…

Dispatches

ISBN 10 : 9781447275077
ISBN 13 : 1447275071

With an introduction by Kevin Powers A groundbreaking piece of journalism which inspired Stanley Kubrick's classic Vietnam War film Full Metal Jacket. We took space back quickly, e..


Blood Meridian

ISBN 10 : 9781447289463
ISBN 13 : 1447289463

With an introduction by Philipp Meyer The wrath of God lies sleeping. It was hid a million years before men were and only men have power to wake it. Hell aint half full. Set in the..


Le Gar On Boucher

ISBN 10 : 2259180604
ISBN 13 : 9782259180603

" Quand j'étais jeune, il y a vingt, trente ou quarante ans de ça, j'habitais une petite ville où ils me couraient tous après à cause de ce que j'avais foutu sur Mme Nugent. J..


The Man Without Qualities

ISBN 10 : 9781447289449
ISBN 13 : 1447289447

It is 1913, and Viennese high society is gripped by a mission to find an appropriate way of celebrating the seventieth jubilee of the accession of Emperor Franz Josef. But as the a..


Passion Is A Fashion

ISBN 10 : 9781845138028
ISBN 13 : 1845138023

DIV Pat Gilbert’s definitive biography of the Clash – universally acclaimed as a great book – has already sold over 20,000 copies in paperback. Now, for the 30th anniversary ..


Lila

ISBN 10 : 9782330047610
ISBN 13 : 2330047614

Ainsi que les lecteurs de Gilead et de Chez nous s’en souviendront sans doute, Lila est la seconde épouse du révérend John Ames qui exerce son sacerdoce à Gilead, une petite ..


Scottsboro

ISBN 10 : 9781447275350
ISBN 13 : 1447275357

With an introduction by Jayne Anne Phillips Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, a novel inspired by the shocking true story of the Scottsboro boys. Even after all these y..


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