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21st anniversary edition of Howard Marks' bestselling autobiography, with a new introduction by Irvine Welsh

21ST ANNIVERSARY EDITION WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY IRVINE WELSH
He was Britain's most wanted man. He spent seven years in America's toughest penitentiary. You'll like him.

During the mid 1980s Howard Marks had forty three aliases, eighty nine phone lines and owned twenty five companies throughout the world.

At the height of his career he was smuggling consignments of up to thirty tons of marijuana, and had contact with organisations as diverse as MI6, the CIA, the IRA and the Mafia. Following a worldwide operation by the Drug Enforcement Agency, he was arrested and sentenced to twenty-five years in prison at the Terre Haute Penitentiary, Indiana. He was released in April 1995 after serving seven years of his sentence.

Told with humour, charm and candour, Mr Nice is his own extraordinary story.

'The story of a remarkable life, lived by the very brilliant and exceptionally wonderful Mr Nice'
Irvine Welsh

'Frequently hilarious, occasionally sad, and often surreal'
GQ

'A man who makes Peter Pan look like a geriatric'
Loaded
'A folk legend'
Daily Mail

Reviews

Frequently hilarious, occasionally sad, and often surreal

GQ

A folk legend... Howard Marks has huge charisma. He sounds like Richard Burton and looks like a Rolling Stone

Daily Mail

A man who makes Peter Pan look like a geriatric with sleeping sickness

Loaded

Racy...with plenty of globe trotting colour

Independent

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Formats & editions

Also by Howard Marks

The Score
Sympathy for the Devil
Senor Nice
101 Uses Of A Dead Roach
Howard Marks' Book Of Dope Stories

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Rising Strong
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The Road to Little Dribbling
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Outliers
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