The General : Godfather of Crime, Paperback / softback Book

The General : Godfather of Crime Paperback / softback


The extraordinary life and crimes of Martin Cahill, gangster, criminal mastermind, MOST WANTED MANIn a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over GBP40 million.

He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all. The General tells the inside story ofThe Beit robbery - one of the world's biggest art heistsThe attempted assassination of a top forensic scientistThe O'Connor Jewellers robbery, netting GBP3mThe tyre-slashing and intimidationThe crucifixion of a suspected 'grass'The millions still missingThe book reveals Cahill's bizarre personality and the activities of the Tango Squad, the special police unit which targetted him with tactics used on the infamous Kray Gang. Now a major film from John Boorman starring Brendan Gleeson and John Voight.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 264 pages, 12 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: True crime
  • ISBN: 9780862784331



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