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The Corrupted: Part Two #2020

The Corrupted Part Two In the Festival of Britain marks a new golden age of hope and prosperity for the country Things are certainly looking up for the criminal elite who run the East End For Jack a draft dodger with

  • Title: The Corrupted: Part Two
  • Author: G.F. Newman
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 497
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Corrupted: Part Two By G.F. Newman, In 1951 the Festival of Britain marks a new golden age of hope and prosperity for the country Things are certainly looking up for the criminal elite who run the East End For Jack, a draft dodger with aspirations to be a champion boxer, there s easy money to be made for providing a bit of muscle Meanwhile his sister Kath must keep secret the fact that she killed their faIn 1951 the Festival of Britain marks a new golden age of hope and prosperity for the country Things are certainly looking up for the criminal elite who run the East End For Jack, a draft dodger with aspirations to be a champion boxer, there s easy money to be made for providing a bit of muscle Meanwhile his sister Kath must keep secret the fact that she killed their father to protect her son, Brian, from the abuse she experienced as a child Brian is so traumatised by witnessing this event that the complex union of violence and sexuality will shape his character for life As the years go by and disillusion sets in, successive Labour and Tory governments aren t able to stop the rot Younger, nastier criminals like the Kray twins and the Richardson brothers begin to carve out their own criminal empires and crush all resistance Brutalised and embittered by years of failure and imprisonment, Jack decides to make a stand The stage is set for one big war.

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    1. It s not often I give up on a book, but I ve stopped reading this half way through I have problems with the structure, the plotting and the writing The only positive I can think of and it s the reason that I read The Corrupted after hearing it on BBC Radio 4 is the way that it brings real life characters and events into the sleazy London underworld.Let s deal with structure first It seems obvious to me that this was originally conceived as a screenplay and then adapted into a novel The reader is [...]

    2. The second volume of G F Newman s fictional account of organised crime in London picks up immediately from the previous volume There is not even a hint of preamble, and Newman pitches us straight into the action Jack Braden, former aspiring boxer turned gangster, is becoming increasingly unstable as he tries to keep his firm afloat against the backdrop of the vicious gang warfare that seethes throughout London of the lates1960s and early 1970s Still bitter that he was not invited to participate [...]

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