Deserter Presents: Shirk, Rest and Play

By Andrew Grumbridge and Vincent Raison

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

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LIE IN

Support the project and get your name in the back of the book (N.B. you will not get a copy of the book).
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The ebook and your name in the back of the book.
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Receive a 1st edition paperback, ebook and your name in the back of the book.
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CLASSIC LEAN

Signed 1st edition paperback, ebook and your name in the back of the book.
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LA-Z-BOY

Read with a mate: two signed 1st editions, two names in back of book.
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LAY-Z-BEER

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, and your name in the back. NOTE: Event may be outside, under cover. Limited availability.

Travel not included

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POSTER POSEUR

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 and your name in the back.

Only 8 available.

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FOOTBALL HOOLIE

Join the authors for an afternoon of non-league football action at either Dulwich Hamlet FC or Peckham Town FC, plus a first-edition book, ebook and your name in both. Highly likely to include a pint after.

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SOFA

Limited edition A3 print of artwork from the book, a signed first edition and your name in the back.
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5-DAY WEEKEND

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.
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$300  + shipping
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DESERTER DIPLOMA

Enroll on a “two-on-one” life coaching course, either remotely or in real life (course of 1-2hrs, or more if you’re supplying the beer) with Dirty South and Dulwich Raider.

Gain an understanding of how your life might be improved, pass a straightforward examination (multiple choice) and receive a genuine Deserter Diploma certificate for your wall at home or business, plus a bottle of bubbles to share with the authors. 

Also receive the signed book, ebook and your name in the front as a Super Patron.

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HIGH ROLLER

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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PODCAST PATRONISER

Become a patron of the arts and sponsor the next series of Deserter Pubcast (10 episodes, exclusive sponsor). 


"Top 50 Podcasts to Listen to on a Lockdown" (Sunday Times)

"7th Most Essential podcast in the world" (Esquire magazine)

"Genial babble... about nothing" (David Hepworth, The Guardian)

"It'll never catch on." (Half-life)


Ideal for brewers, soft-furnishing brands and anyone wishing to reach a global audience of slackers and drop-outs. Also receive the book, ebook and your name in the front as a Super Patron.

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POWER NAP - EARLY BIRD

Receive a 1st edition paperback, ebook and your name in the back of the book (limited to 25 people).
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SLAB O’ CANS

24 x 440ml cans of fresh, delicious Deserter IPA from Southey Brewery, plus a first-edition paperback, ebook and your name in both.

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