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Barbelo's Blood

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating details ·  6 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Forty years of war Twenty years of peace Five seconds of bloody murder! Captain Barbelo hunts the rubbish-strewn streets of 1980's Brixton, exterminating the thugs that prey on the helpless. Encountering the nefarious Illuminati, Barbelo embarks on Lawful Rebellion, declaring war on the real criminals - the British Government, the World Banks and the Vatican. Joseph Ferri ...more
Paperback, 446 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Galway Print (first published January 1st 2009)
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Patrick McCarty
Mar 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Barbelo's Blood is a wonderful book with a great storyline and plenty of action. The fact that the protagonist is an octogenarian with plenty of attitude is something I find quite appealing. Captain Barbelo isn't willing to take bull from anyone and is always able and willing to go on the offensive against various despotic agents of the New World Order. His enemies include the British government, national banks and even the Vatican II Catholic Church. The language is a bit salty, which I happen ...more
Anna Baker
Nov 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Yes, Barbelo's Blood is a brilliant book which defies actual description, and perhaps for this reason it's becoming an underground cult classic. Deservedly. If it isn't already. Because for years now, amongst certain circles, copies are passed around like "gold dust", between those "in the know" and those who are "ready". I skimmed the first pages while visiting friends in Ireland, in their kitchen, late after the pub, and following a hilarious (albeit vicious) tug-of-war over their so-called Ho ...more
Apr 05, 2012 rated it liked it
Non Serviam or Job's A Good'Un (?)

The first page of Captain Joseph Williams Barbelo's tornado reads "In Mad Mick We Trust," so naturally I felt all buttered up. Aw shucks, lil' ol me? I dove into Chapter Zero (Yes, Barbelo's Blood has a Chater Zero- two of them, in fact) and into a bloody confrontation in a London underpass in Thatcher's brutal 1980's. Three addicts with a cutthroat razor believe they have an easy mark in an eighty-two year old one-legged geezer pegging back to his tower block f

Dec 13, 2009 rated it did not like it
Wow, Barbelo's Blood has kept me up thinking about the world, our place in the world, and what lies beyond the world - this is a great book for free thinkers and revolutionaries. And yes, approach with caution and an extremely open mind! A good read, never a dull moment. Ten out of ten.
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