Ted Lewis


Born
in Manchester, England, The United Kingdom
January 15, 1940

Died
May 15, 1982

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Ted Lewis (1940 – 1982) was a British writer born in Manchester, an only child. After World War II the family moved to Barton-upon-Humber in 1947. He had a strict upbringing and his parents did not want their son to go to art school, but Ted's English teacher Henry Treece, recognising his creative talents in writing and art, persuaded them not to stand in his way.

Lewis attended Hull Art School for four years. His first work was in London, in advertising, and then as an animation specialist in television and films (among them the Beatles' Yellow Submarine). His first novel, All the Way Home and All the Night Through was published in 1965, followed by Jack's Return Home, subsequently retitled Get Carter after the success of the film of the
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Average rating: 3.85 · 1,683 ratings · 226 reviews · 11 distinct worksSimilar authors
Get Carter

3.90 avg rating — 918 ratings — published 1970 — 21 editions
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GBH

3.74 avg rating — 398 ratings — published 1980 — 10 editions
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Jack Carter's Law

3.80 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 1974 — 8 editions
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Billy Rags

3.79 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1973 — 7 editions
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Jack Carter and the Mafia P...

3.72 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 1974 — 3 editions
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Plender

4.14 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 1971 — 11 editions
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The Rabbit

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1975 — 5 editions
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Boldt

3.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1976 — 3 editions
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All the Way Home and All th...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1965 — 4 editions
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Brit-pulp! New Fast and Fur...

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3.48 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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“door slams. Time passes and I carry on staring up into the sky. The pain went a long time ago.”
Ted Lewis, Get Carter

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