Bringing Down the Krays: Finally the Truth About Ronnie and Reggie by the Man Who Took Them Down by Bobby Teale with Alfie & David Teale soon to be presented for sale on the gleaming BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Ebury Press, 2013, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs;
From the cover: Bobby Teale and his brothers, David and Alfie, were the three men the Kray twins trusted most. They werent in The Firm, they were closer than that. They were old family friends, confidants, companions
But then things changed. Witnessing Ronnie and Reggie become increasingly psychotic taking murder, torture and rape to sickening new levels Bobby knew he had to take action. Unknown to his brothers, he became a police informer; risking not just his own life but those of the people dearest to him too.
Using the codename Phillips, he was forced to live on his wits, feeding back information to Scotland Yard. With bent cops on their side the Krays knew they had a grass in their midst, but before they could flush him out, Bobbys evidence saw the gangsters get locked up for life.
Bobby fled the country, but now 40 years on hes back. And he wants to set the record straight. With the help of his brothers, the man brave enough to stand up to the Krays has rewritten history as we know it; dispelling the myths and tearing apart the gangsters glamorous veneer to reveal the true, sadistic nature of Ronnie and Reggie.
Crammed full of explosive, new revelations, Bringing Down The Krays is the last great untold story of Britains most infamous crime family.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Yellow titling to the Spine. 312 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.
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