Villains' Paradise

Villains' Paradise Britain's Underworld from the Spivs to the Krays - Murder Room

Paperback (18 Sep 2014) | English

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Synopsis

With the war over, the forties, fifties and sixties have the aura of a golden age. But nostalgia is deceptive. From teenage Teddy Boy razor gangs and casual stabbings at dance halls to the psychopathic Krays, 'Mad' Frankie Fraser and Ronnie Biggs, Villains' Paradise reveals the chilling true story of the crimes of postwar Britain.

With the narrative pace of the best detective fiction, Donald Thomas creates a thrilling journey into the heart of postwar Britain's secret history.

Book information

ISBN: 9781471916656
Publisher: Orion
Imprint: The Murder Room
Pub date:
DEWEY: 364.94109045
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 562g
Height: 131mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 51mm