Leeds, late 1975 and a body has been found on Prince Philip Playing Fields. Ricky, teenage delivery van boy for Corona pop, will be late for The Matterhorn Man. In the years that follow until his capture, the Yorkshire Ripper and Rick’s own life draw ever closer with unforeseen consequences. Set in a time in England's history of upheaval and change – both personal and social – this is a story told in an unforgettable voice.
An incredible novel: a coming of age tale set against the backdrop of the Yorkshire Ripper murders.
‘Refreshing, even radical… Blood Relatives could never be accused of being dull.’ GUARDIAN
‘Blood Relatives is full of daring, authenticity and wit. It is a work of brutal, hilarious poetry’ RACHEL CUSK