Prison is an unknown world for most of us. It is a place where time stops and lives are held in suspension, taken out of circulation. Amongst the jail population are the dangerous inmates: killers and rapists, gang 'hit-men' and serial offenders. They are the most notorious, their reputations sometimes enhanced by glamour, horrendous tales of their misdeeds and by their very incarceration.
Wade Mainer (b. 1907) is believed to be the longest-lived country entertainer ever. His banjo lessons began in childhood and he played informally into his adult years, when he joined his brother, fiddler J. E. Mainer (1898-1971), in Mainer's Mountaineers. Music became their ticket out of the cotton mills in 1934. At the time, country styles were…
Britain's Most Notorious Prisoners tells the stories of some of their lives inside the 'Big House' where prison culture becomes a strange, unreal community and where the prison service has had to learn to cope with those who live by their own morality rather than the law of the land.
Here are stories about some of the most famous inmates: Ruth Ellis, the Krays, 'prison superstar' Charles Bronson, the Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe, the cannibalistic Dennis Nilsen, the evil child-killer Ian Brady, Beverley Allitt, 'Razor' Smith as well as chilling accounts concerning long forgotten villains. On the way read about Oscar Wilde's time in Reading Gaol, about spies and political prisoners and Jeremy Bamber's long campaign to assert his innocence.
How to download book
Buy this book
You can buy this book now only for $1.99. This is the lowest price for this book.
Download book free
If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.
After that you may download book «Britain’s Most Notorious Prisoners»: