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The Parkhurst Years: My Time Locked Up with Britain’s Most Notorious Criminals - Bobby Cummines
The Parkhurst Years: My Time Locked Up with Britain’s Most Notorious Criminals
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"The next stage meant that there was no going back. An Irish prisoner stepped forward and slipped a blade into my hand. I felt the ice cold metal and pressed it against the governor’s cheek. I thought to myself: would they ever release me after this?"Bobby Cummines was only 28 when he passed... show more
"The next stage meant that there was no going back. An Irish prisoner stepped forward and slipped a blade into my hand. I felt the ice cold metal and pressed it against the governor’s cheek. I thought to myself: would they ever release me after this?"Bobby Cummines was only 28 when he passed through the grim gates of Parkhurst, Britain’s Alcatraz, as a category-A prisoner with a host of crimes to his name. Joining the most notorious gangsters and criminals of the day—from the Krays, the Yorkshire Ripper, and Charles Bronson, to high ranking members of the IRA—nothing could have prepared him for the brutal regime, violent convicts, vindictive screws, and riots on the inside. It’s the story of Britain’s most hellish prison, from one of its hardest inmates.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781785035166 (1785035169)
ASIN: 1785035169
Publisher: Ebury Press
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Bobby Cummines is a British ex-con who, during the 1970's and 1980's, served twelve years in some of the UK's maximum security prisons. He has penned a memoir of his early years of crime, his time in prison, and how he used those experiences to turn his life around. Upon release from prison, he foun...
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