He was Britain's most wanted man, and spent seven years in America's toughest prison. You'll like him.
Howard Marks (1945-2016) wrote the international bestseller Mr Nice, which describes his years as one of the world's most wanted drug barons. It has sold over one million copies worldwide and was adapted into a major film. He also garnered critical and popular acclaim for The Howard Marks Book of Dope Stories, Senor Nice and a series of crime novels.
"Frequently hilarious, occasionally sad, and often surreal" * GQ
"A man who makes Peter Pan look like a geriatric with sleeping sickness" * Loaded *
"A folk legend... Howard Marks has huge charisma. He sounds like Richard Burton and looks like a Rolling Stone" * Daily Mail *
"A racy yarn with plenty of globe trotting colour" -- Christopher Hirst * The Independent *
"Marks weaves a fascinating story spiced with brilliant detail, far stronger than fiction" * FHM Magazine *