Gangland Australia details the exploits of an unforgettable cast of villains, crooks and mobsters who have made up the criminal and gangland scene in Australia for over two centuries. In this fully updated and bestselling book, Britain's top true crime author James Morton and barrister and legal broadcaster Susanna Lobez track the rise and fall of Australia's talented contract killers, brothel keepers, club owners, robbers, bikers, standover men, conmen and drug dealers, and also examine the role of police, politicians and lawyers who have helped and hindered the growth of criminal empires. Vivid and explosive, Gangland Australia is compulsive reading.
- Electronic book text
- 27 Nov 2014
- Melbourne University Press
- Melbourne University Press Digital
About James Susanna/Morton Morton and/Lobez Lobez
James Morton, a former defence lawyer in England, is one of Britain's leading experts on crime, and the author of more than twenty books including his bestselling Gangland series. Susanna Lobez is an actor-turned-barrister-turned broadcaster. She was an ABC specialist legal broadcaster on The Law Report (radio) and Law Matters (TV). She has written feature articles for The Age and columns for the Sunday Herald Sun.