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Terror in the 20's. Britain's Little Chicago.

Advantages: Extremely interesting
Disadvantages: None for me.

...This book, by J.P.Bean, is so much better than any fictional crime thriller I have ever read simply because it is a true story. Sheffield in the early 1920's, a city of over half a million people, many unemployed, dirty overcrowded slums that were no ...

plod591 22.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Sheffield Gang Wars - J.P. Bean

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The Sheffield Gang Wars

Advantages: Good story, lots of facts
Disadvantages: Not an easy read

...Inspired by a previous Ciao review by plod591 I set out to hunt down a copy of The Sheffield Gang Wars by J.P Bean. As its title suggests this is a story about the gang wars of England's fifth largest city, Sheffield . This is however not a modern story, ...

micksheff 09.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Sheffield Gang Wars - J.P. Bean

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A Fascinating FREE read

Advantages: A fascinating insight into the work of the secret service
Disadvantages: Can you believe everything you read?

...I DOWNLOADED this book for free after receiving an e-mail from 192.com. The book was offered in plain text, Word or PDF format, each containing the full text of the book. I opted for the plain text version, which was handily split into 5 separate ...

stripey44 13.07.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Big Breach - Richard Tomlinson

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A brief glimpse inside MI6? or Pure Fantasy?

Advantages: You wont want to put it down!
Disadvantages: Still unsure what is fact and what is fiction?

...I recieved a copy of 'THE BIG BREACH' from my father, we do not usually share the same interests when it comes to books, but this time he suprised me. Il get the factual bit out of the way 1st: Price- £9.99 Year published-2001 By-Cutting Edge Pres ...

wompie99 01.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Big Breach - Richard Tomlinson

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Excellent Book

Advantages: A Good Read
Disadvantages: None

This is a good quality book that presents an insight into the authors life and how he grew up. "A Sense of Freedom" certainly won't be for everyone's tastes as there are numerous violent confrontations, and in one scene, Boyle takes to "decorating" his ce ...

Nazuku 29.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of A Sense of Freedom - Jimmy Boyle

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