The fascinating history of Soho's criminal activity
James Morton, a former solicitor, is the author of LOLA MONTEZ (Portrait 2006, 978 0 7499 5115 3) and co-author of CONNED (Portrait 2007, 978 0 7499 5143 6). His previous books include GANGLAND and EAST END GANGLAND. He lives in Barnet.
'A full, judicious and endlessly entertaining biography THE SUNDAY TIMES 'This hard-hitting, at times terrifying book for lovers of London, history and the human psyche portrays the area's myriad nature so vividly that going for that drink in Soho will never seem quite the same again.' IRISH WORLD 'Reading this book is like sitting in the snug of one of Soho's old hostelries and listening to the tales of an old inhabitant...rattling good read.' BBC HISTORY