This book is a continuation of the book ‘NOWHERE STREET’, a story about Frankie Goushen, a young boy’s early life in the cafes and dives of Cable Street in the 50’s, in London’s East-End. Nowhere Street tells of his time spent in an Approved School, of the bullying and spite which went on at the time.
This book continues the story of Frankie’s life, when he becomes involved with the Gangsters of the East-End. It depicts the times of the late 50’s and the early 60’s, of his fight to survive and the time spent in the different Prisons, Borstals and Institutions of the day.
This is a tough book of hurt and pain, though through the dirt and the grime shines the light of social history and what was seen as normal in those days. While the tale is gritty and the words not for those with a softer disposition, the story can only be told to its strength and... More > much is based on my earlier life.< Less