The Krays in London – the Dark Side of the Swinging 60s

Adam hunts down our most infamous gangsters. Welcome to the Krays’ manor. This isn’t clinical – this is what that time, that place, that milieu felt like. It’s brilliantly observed. Adam doesn’t just assemble the evidence – he “reads” it.

Any number of money quotes. Hardly surprising, given that Adam is the most quotable London Walks guide.

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“impaled to the floorboards through his throat – with a kitchen knife”

“there’s the money right at the end of the road, tantalisingly close”

“we’re in outcast London”

“the first questions that come up when you Google East London – is it dangerous? is it rough?”

“summoned to his execution”

“regarded as the marginally less psychotic of the Kray twins”

“the gun jams”

“your first impression: the scales of justice are wrapped up and tucked under her arm”

“stabbed in the head”





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