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Description - The General by Paul Williams

The extraordinary life and crimes of Martin Cahill, gangster, criminal mastermind, MOST WANTED MAN In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over GBP40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all. The General tells the inside story of The Beit robbery - one of the world's biggest art heists The attempted assassination of a top forensic scientist The O'Connor Jewellers robbery, netting GBP3m The tyre-slashing and intimidation The crucifixion of a suspected 'grass' The millions still missing The book reveals Cahill's bizarre personality and the activities of the Tango Squad, the special police unit which targetted him with tactics used on the infamous Kray Gang. Now a major film from John Boorman starring Brendan Gleeson and John Voight.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780862784331
ISBN-10: 0862784336
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 127mm x 17mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: O'Brien Press Ltd
Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-1995
Country of Publication: Ireland

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Author Biography - Paul Williams

Paul Williams is author of the best-selling crime boss expose, The General, made into a major award-winning movie directed by John Boorman. Crime correspondent with The Sunday World, and a qualified criminologist, Paul Williams is acknowledged as an authority on the Irish criminal underworld. He broke many of the news stories on the General.

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