The Burglar Diaries

  • by Danny King
  • Narrated by Dave John
  • 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Here's a first-person account of a petty thief, Bex. He's a bit of a geezer, who, with long-time partner-in-crime Ollie, just about gets by on the money he makes from house-breaking in small-time suburbia. Bex talks and walks us through a dozen note-worthy jobs and give us his thoughts on life, love and nicking.Includes an exclusive recorded interview with the author.


What the Critics Say

"An Absolutely hilarious, laugh out loud book." (Bruce Reynolds)
"Danny King is one of the few writers who can make me laugh out loud." (David Baddiel)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Another Brilliant listen

Danny King does it again.
I loved the hitman diaries and this is just as well written and will have you laughing, chuckling and giggling before you realise everyone else is watching you.
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- S L.

A fun listen but too many "f***" and *c***" for me

I bought this as I wanted a light-hearted, British read, and The Burglar Diaries was indeed light-hearted, well-written, British, and brilliantly narrated to boot.

I think that this might be a better book to read, as opposed to "listen to". I say this because I found the constant swearing a bit much. I don't have a problem with swearing, but if you took out all the "effing, c***ing" and so on, I think that the book would be a quarter shorter. It just jarred every time the narrator swore and distracted me from listening.

In terms of content, I thought that the philosophy of the burglar was interesting and enjoyed the insight into the character's thought processes and think this is a great read or listen if you can get past swearing.
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- Suzanne

Book Details

  • Release Date: 27-11-2006
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks