Mad Frank's Diary Villain

Mad Frank's Diary Villain

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Mad Frankie Fraser has become a household name, known to millions as one of London's most notorious gangsters. His stories of his life of crime have become the stuff of legend and Mad Frank's Diary delves into areas he has never chosen or never dared to talk about before. Taking the form of a diary, the book chranicles Frank's memories from each day of the year, recalling incidenis from throughout Frank's colourful and eventful life in a way that makes his stories highly accessible and hugely entertaining. While this book gives Frank the chance to respond to statements made in other books written by his contemporaries, the main focus is on stories which are previously unpublished; stories about his family (his niece was convicted of murder), about prison escapes, unsolved murders, police corruption, bribery, extortion, wrongful convictions and even sex in prison. As with any diary, the reader has the strange feeling that he or she is taking an illicit peek into someone else's life. You are spying on the writer. For God's sake don't let him catch you at it!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 257 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • facsimiles, portraits
  • 0753505630
  • 9780753505632

About Frank Fraser

Since the publication of Mad Frank, Frankie Fraser has enjoyed celebrity status, hosting his own one-man show, appearing in films and even conducting his own guided tour of London's East End crime sites. Having spent most of his adult life behind bars, Frankie, now 75, is enjoying living a quiet life, walking his dog and being able to come and go as he pleases - without having to ask permission from the Governorl James Morton is a solicitor and author who has worked with Frank on his previous books and has published several successful crime titles of his own, including Gangland International and Bent more

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