How the Dead Live

How the Dead Live Cover

How the Dead Live

By Derek Raymond; Will Self (Introduction by)

Serpent's Tail, Paperback, 9781852427986, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008


Third book in the acclaimed Factory crime series, with introduction by Will Self.

About the Author

Derek Raymond was born Robin Cook in 1931. The son of a textile magnate, he dropped out of public school aged sixteen and spent much of his early career among criminals. The Factory series followed his early novels, The Crust on Its Uppers and A State of Denmark. He died in London in 1994. Will Self is an author, media commentator and journalist. He 'borrowed' the title, How the Dead Live, from Derek Raymond for his 2000 novel. His latest novel is The Book of Dave.