Born in London in 1962, Mitchell Levene travelled and lived around the world for ten years in the 1980s, with the sole intention of having a good time, perfecting the art of doing nothing and generally getting away with it. He's lived in Barcelona, Spain, since 1990, running a successful small company and is apparently still getting away with it.
He published his first novel, Breakfast in Bombay, in 2008, based on one of his own adventures: it's a wry and witty tale that tips its hat to Howard Marks' Mr Nice and Gregory David Roberts' Shantaram, and with more than a mere nod to Midnight Express.
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