Death Warrant: Kenneth Noye, the Brink's-Mat Robbery and the Gold

Death Warrant Kenneth Noye the Brink s Mat Robbery and the Gold On a cold grey morning in a gang of masked and armed men stole million in gold bullion from the Brink s Mat high security warehouse The biggest robbery in British history it unleashed a tra

  • Title: Death Warrant: Kenneth Noye, the Brink's-Mat Robbery and the Gold
  • Author: Will Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780752878096
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Paperback
  • On a cold, grey morning in 1983, a gang of masked and armed men stole 26 million in gold bullion from the Brink s Mat high security warehouse The biggest robbery in British history, it unleashed a trail of murder, betrayal and revenge forced a young woman into hiding for the rest of her life and kick started golbal money laundering In on the heist from the very first,On a cold, grey morning in 1983, a gang of masked and armed men stole 26 million in gold bullion from the Brink s Mat high security warehouse The biggest robbery in British history, it unleashed a trail of murder, betrayal and revenge forced a young woman into hiding for the rest of her life and kick started golbal money laundering In on the heist from the very first, Kenneth Noye helped turn the gold into cash and stabbed to death the undercover policeman sent to catch him.Will Pearson s searing, no punches pulled page turner brilliantly recreates one of the omst extraordinary stories in the history of crime It is a tale of criminal cunning and stupidity of brilliant detective work marred by Keystone Cops style failure greed, ostentation, high rolling gangsters, their wives and mistresses

    One thought on “Death Warrant: Kenneth Noye, the Brink's-Mat Robbery and the Gold”

    1. If Will Pearson's 'Death Warrant' was a work of fiction there would be some parts which would strike the reader as unbelievable or impossible however, it is true and although those parts still exist, the narrative is an exact record of what went on when the Brink's-Mat warehouse was robbed.It seemed obvious from the outset that there had been inside information and help and this proved to be the case. The robbers thought they were going to net a million pounds in cash but when the guards were s [...]

    2. This book started a bit slow but pickd up soon enough. It was interesting tale, told well, but the writing was a bit Sunday Express, rather than, the Guardian. This may appeal to many true crime buffs but it seemed to me the idioms and metaphors were a little excessive.

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