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Disco Biscuits (1997) [Anthology]
by Steve Aylett Mike Benson Nicholas Blincoe Jonathan Brook Dean Cavanagh Matthew De Abaitua Two Fingers Alex Garland Ben Graham Charlie Hall Gavin Hills Martin Millar Jeff Noon Q Michael River Douglas Rushkoff Alan Warner Irvine Welsh Kevin Williamson Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Edited by Sarah Champion.

Doves, Playboys, Dollars, Apples, Swans, White Burgers, Brown Burgers, Dennis the Menaces, Rhubarb & Custards, White Callies, Pink Flamingoes, Snowballs, Kinder Eggs, Energizers, Hammer & Sickles, Disco Biscuits ...

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of Acid House, Disco Biscuits is an anthology of new stories capturing the hedonistic spirit of the last decade - from illegal raves to corporate club culture. It includes nineteen anarchic, out-there tales of drugs, sex, dancefloors, dealers, police and DJs.

At a warehouse party in '88, rival football hooligans are united by Ecstasy. In the sweltering heat of a Mediterranean Island, things get very strange when a hypnotist is employed to brainwash clubbers. In a future Manchester, sinful dancing and natural-born DJs are outlawed.

Riots erupt when an outdoor party is busted by the police, the sound being sampled and amplified through the speakers. A chill-out club goes disasterously wrong with the arrival of a psychotic ex-con fresh out of jail. A drunken night out becomes surreal with the discovery of a mystery suitcase.

In Thailand a 'beach guru' makes preparations for a Full Moon Party. And chaos descends on a holiday jet to Alicante when a jungle sound-system begins broadcasting through the cabin PA...

Contents:

  • Ardwick Green by Nicholas Blincoe
  • Room Full Of Angels by Mike Benson
  • The State Of The Party by Irvine Welsh
  • White Burger Danny by Gavin Hills
  • How Sunshine Star-Traveller Lost His Girlfriend by Martin Millar
  • Electrovoodoo by Michael River
  • Heart of the Bass by Kevin Williamson
  • Sangria by Jonathan Brook
  • The Box by Charlie Hall
  • Weekday Service by Ben Graham
  • DJNA by Jeff Noon
  • The Snow That Killed Manuel Jarrow by Douglas Rushkoff
  • Mile High Meltdown by Dean Cavanagh
  • Puff by Two Fingers
  • Blink And You Miss It by Alex Garland
  • Inbetween by Matthew De Abaitua
  • Bitter Salvage by Alan Warner
  • Repeater by Steve Aylett

Original title: Disco Biscuits
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest


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Edition #1: Disco Biscuits

Disco Biscuits (1997)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Edited by: Sarah Champion
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Disco Biscuits (1997)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Sceptre Books
ISBN: 0340682655
Pages: 300

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