The Break by Ronnie O’Sullivan (Soho Nights 3)
Books / April 16, 2019

This is the 3rd book by World Snooker Champion and Superstar, Ronnie O’Sullivan in his Soho nights series. I’ll admit to scepticism on my part about a book by O’Sullivan, but the blurb , and of course the name drew me in enough to want to see what this was all about. I’ve not read the first 2 books but it’s quickly established you dont have to, though I will definitely be doing so now. Such an easy book to pick up and read, the language and the writing is without any pretence, just pick up, read and enjoy. Set in 1997 Brit pop is going mad, Frankie James, a good guy trying to make his way on the Soho scene, runs the Ambassador club, and has plans to put on the Soho Open, a new snooker tournament. Frankie is a good guy but he does have a habit of getting involved with the wrong sort. When a big time gangster, Terence Hamilton dies a long standing pact Frank had with that gangster is forgotten and the new man in charge, his son, Dougie decides to cash in the info he has on Frank, in exchange for a job he…