8 January 1987
Show More The Old School: A Study by Simon Raven.
Hamish Hamilton, 139 pp., £12, September 1986, 0 241 11929 4Show More
The Best Years of their Lives: The National Service Experience 1945-63 by Trevor Royle.
Joseph, 288 pp., £12.95, September 1986, 0 7181 2459 6Show More
Murder without Conviction: Inside the World of the Krays by John Dickson.
Sidgwick, 164 pp., £9.95, October 1986, 9780283994074Show More
Inside ‘Private Eye’ by Peter McKay.
Fourth Estate, 192 pp., £9.95, October 1986, 0 947795 80 4Show More
Malice in Wonderland: Robert Maxwell v. ‘Private Eye’ by Robert Maxwell, John Jackson, Peter Donnelly and Joe Haines.
Macdonald, 191 pp., £10.95, December 1986, 0 356 14616 2Show More
“... pin-striped suits,’ he says, describing the firm’s negotiations with the Mafia. The Krays were a craze of the Sixties, adulated in the American style, like Malcolm X or Al Capone, Huey Long or Joe Bananas. They were like rock stars, they were in with the press, said to be in with the law: even today, while they lie in jail, the Daily Telegraph prints interviews with them, as if they were as ...”