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Bloggs 19 By Tony Thompson

Bloggs 19 by Tony Thompson

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* Explosive true-crime paperback original from the publishers of FRED AND ROSE (112,000 copies in print).
* Testimony of the most important supergrass in British crime for 30 years.

Bloggs 19 Summary

Bloggs 19: The Story of the Essex Range Rover Triple Murders by Tony Thompson

'Protected Witness Unit (PWU): Designed to hold prisoners who are giving evidence or assistance to the police in cases of serious crime. All inmates are known to staff simply as 'Bloggs', followed by a number...'

In December 1995, the bodies of three men were discovered in a Range Rover in a quiet country lane in the Essex village of Rettendon. All three were well-known villains. Each been blasted in the head with a shotgun at point-blank range.

The search for the killers had almost ground to a halt when tensions within the gang involved boiled over and one member decided to break ranks. At first his story seemed too incredible to be believed, but as the evidence to support his version of events began to mount up, the motives behind the brutal murders became clear. The plot eventually uncovered involved everything from Irish terror groups and European smuggling rings to prostitution and police corruption.

Tony Thompson, crime correspondent of the OBSERVER, is one of the country's leading experts in the field of organised crime. Now, in this extraordinary book, he chronicles the rise of some of Britain's most powerful and notorious villains and of the man whose betrayal led to their downfall - the man known as 'Bloggs 19': arguably the most important supergrass since the time of the Kray twins.

Bloggs 19 Reviews

As Crime Correspondant of the OBSERVER, he has precisely the kind of cool command of his facts that makes this the best kind of true crime writing. * CRIME TIME *
An extraordinary insight into criminal society. * OBSERVER *

About Tony Thompson

Tony Thompson, Crime Correspondent of the Observer, is one of the country's leading experts in the field of organised crime. Having secured the trust and confidence of contract killers and armed robbers and drug dealers, as well as senior police and customs officials, he is able to provide a unique insight into the innermost workings of Britain's criminal underworld.

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Bloggs 19: The Story of the Essex Range Rover Triple Murders by Tony Thompson
Used - Very Good
Little, Brown Book Group
Short-listed for Macallan Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction 2000
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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