Deserter Presents: Shirk, Rest and Play

By Andrew Grumbridge and Vincent Raison

50,000 words that will change your life - or your money back.*

You made Deserter Presents: Shirk, Rest and Play a reality. It's available in all good book stores now.
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The ebook
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$15  + shipping
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Receive a 1st edition paperback, ebook
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Receive a 1st edition paperback, ebook
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$35  + shipping
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Signed 1st edition paperback, ebook
$45  + shipping
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Read with a mate: two signed 1st editions
$45  + shipping
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We’re gonna have a party. Join the authors (and the brewer) for chat, readings, and a tasting of the first ever Deserter IPA in cans. Location: Dulwich Beer Dispensary. Date: When this is all over, TBC. Receive a free 440ml can of Deserter IPA on the night, a pack of Deserter rolling papers, a first-edition copy of the book, ebook NOTE: Event may be outside, under cover. Limited availability.

Travel not included

$60  + shipping
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A rare limited edition A1 poster of the acclaimed cover of Today South London, Tomorrow South London, a copy of the new book, Shirk, Rest & Play, plus the ebook.

Only 8 available.

$75  + shipping
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Limited edition A3 print of artwork from the book, a signed first edition.
$75  + shipping


A limited edition Shirk, Rest & Play T-shirt, a signed 1st edition.
$85  + shipping
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Super Patron: a special mention as Super Patron in the frontispiece of the book, an invitation to a hand-picked South London pub crawl with the authors, a signed 1st edition paperback, ebook, invitation to launch party.
$125  + shipping
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24 x 440ml cans of fresh, delicious Deserter IPA from Southey Brewery, plus a first-edition paperback, ebook

Only 8 available.

$250  + shipping
1 pledge


We will come to your town or neighbourhood, spend a day messing about and then write it up for Deserter (unless it’s fucking miles away, in which case we will do a virtual visit). And you can join us if you like. Plus signed 1st edition paperback, ebook and your name in the back of the book.

Only three available.

$625  + shipping


Be included in the book as a character and appear in it as illustrated by Emily Medley, receive a signed 1st edition, special mention in Super Patron list at front of book, invitation to launch party, ebook.

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