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I\'m Jack

I'm Jack

A novel by


"Spare. Swift. Smart. And dangerous."
Iain Sinclair

In this provocative novel Mark Blacklock portrays the true and complex history of John Humble, aka Wearside Jack, the Ripper Hoaxer, a timewaster and criminal, sympathetic and revolting, the man hidden by a wall of words, a fiction-spinner worthy of textual analysis. In this remarkable work, John Humble leads the reader into an allusive, elusive labyrinth of interpretations, simultaneously hoodwinking and revealing.

I'm Jack is a riveting novel about truth, lies, prison and shame. It is also a profound and furious love letter to Sunderland. It is a puzzle, a hoax, a multi-voice portrait and a virtuoso assemblage of textual elements. I'm Jack announces the arrival of a radically talented and innovative novelist.

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Paperback Editions

June 2016 : UK Paperback
Title: I'm Jack
Author(s): Mark Blacklock
ISBN: 1-78378-086-X / 978-1-78378-086-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2015 : UK Paperback
Title: I'm Jack
Author(s): Mark Blacklock
ISBN: 1-78378-084-3 / 978-1-78378-084-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

June 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: I'm Jack
Author(s): Mark Blacklock
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

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