It an interesting read getting a different view point other than the galmourised Ronnie Biggs version of the Great Train a different view point other than the galmourised Ronnie Biggs version of the Great Train I doubt we will even know the real truth as to who was behind the greatest crime of the century So many who were involved are ong gone from this earth and took their secrets with themI enjoyed this book and would recommend it anyone with an interest in the crime itself I did get a ittle distracted with the many different names that were being cast into the book along the way I struggled to keep up This is a recollection of the ife Lee knew therefore he tells it as he remembers it and what he saw himself A worth while read and I am pleased I took the time to ook it up and read it Too cute for my taste The gritty history of a historic crime is told in a barroom style which asks you to enjoy the telling from a conversational geezer who won t keep his cheeky personality out of his tale Too much sanctimonious ove for the robbers becomes fatiguing and charmless. And the true identity of the man behind the robbery all too wellIn this engrossing biography the only iving person who personally knows the real mastermind revisits the Great Train Robbery and rewrites history as we know it Full of explosive fresh revelations The Secret Train Robber sees the final piece of the puzzle firmly set in place and the name of one of Secret Train Robber sees the final piece of the puzzle firmly set in place and the name of one of most sophisticated criminal minds ever is finally reveale. .
Interesting but sometimes a chore to read as the author kept introducing New People And It people and it got a A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, little confusing as to who was who I dike you to meet m uncle George the mastermind behind the Great Train Robbery and the greatest criminal of the twentieth centuryThis book was bad I did not The Shadow Reader like it at all The author kept sidetracking and went into so much detail that seemed unnecessary and irrelevant which was a shame because the Great Train Robbery interests me and I was hoping this book would really entertain me I really struggled to read itI personally don t think his uncle was the mastermind behind the robbery because if he was why would you blab Why would a book deal be so important that it would risk any money he still has to be taken from you It seemsike a theory that his family would brag about and he never got told that it wasn t true I know that if a family member of mine told me a massive secret they had kept for half a century I wouldn t tell Especially not one that co. The Crime of the Century The biggest train heist in Britain’s history The Great Train RobberyIn the early hours of Thursday 8th August 1963 a fifteen strong gang stole £26 million £45 million of Thursday 8th August 1963 a fifteen strong gang stole £26 million £45 million of money from the Glasgow to London mail train at Sears Crossing BuckinghamshireThe crime was so every single development of the case was followed tirelessly by the pressCountless books have since been published and Uld and probably would Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies land them in prison It seems stupid that he would tell everyone unless the money has run out but I doubt that his family would haveet him It just seems fakeI kept waiting for the author to go into detail about the train would have et him It just seems fakeI kept waiting for the author to go into detail about the train but I had to read about the world war other robberies and times spent in prison that surprisingly did not interest me at all His uncle George s part in the robbery was explained throughout the book in ittle snippets but on chapter eight did he finally go into details More than annoying Interesting read Part of me is a ittle sceptical as to whether it s true or not not but thinking about it why would he make it up Lee Sturley isn t an author he is a man with a story to tell That is exactly how this book is written I enjoyed the story telling aspect of the writing
if Lee talking to you over a pint in the pubI had a reason for wanting to read this book due to some of the details and one person in particular who was mentionedI found. Today films television dramas and documentaries continue to study the smallest of details of one of the most daring and cleverly concocted criminal plans of all timeMuch ofas if ee
the gang were ater captured and paid the price with engthy jail sentences But 50 years on manygang were ater captured and paid the price with engthy jail sentences But 50 years on many uestion who the real mastermind behind the plot For years most people accepted that Bruce Reynolds was but is that really the caseOne man knows the answer. .