Tuesday, 6 March 2012

A STAINLESS STEEL RAT IS BORN

Sphere SF paperback, 1988. Cover painting by Peter Elson.

"A RAT BY ANY OTHER NAME... 
Young Jim diGriz has but one ambition in life - to become a master criminal, perhaps the greatest that little Bit O'Heaven has ever seen. So that he can learn the ropes, he has to mix with the right people - or rather the wrong people. And for this kind of on-the-job training the best place to meet the worst villains is in prison. But even for a customer as slippery as Jim, getting behind bars isn't easy.  
So Jim does a bank job, very badly, with the avowed intention of getting himself nicked..."
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