About David Peace:
David Peace is an English writer. Known for his novels Red Riding Quartet (1999-2002), GB84 (2004), and The Damned Utd (2006), Peace was named one of the Best of Young British Novelists by Granta in their 2003 list. Peace, however, attracted unwanted attention for The Damned Utd when Johnny Giles, whom Peace had used as one of the characters in the book, successfully sued him for libel in the High Court in 2008.
How you harangue referees. How you fall over when you've not been touched. How you make a meal out of every tackle to try and get the other player booked. How you protest when you have nothing to fucking protest about –David Peace
And I didn't think you believed in god or a heaven.' 'Having been here thirty-four days,' I tell him, 'I've changed my mind, Sydney.' 'Why's that then?' he smiles. 'Well, if there's a hell like this place, then there has to be heaven somewhere.David Peace