The extraordinary true story behind New Zealand's most infamous career criminal and prolific escapee. Arthur Taylor is New Zealand's best known, most influential, and colourful career criminal. A household name, he was paroled from prison in 2019 after more than 38 years behind bars. He has more than 150 convictions ranging from bank robberies to fraud, theft, escaping, and having weapons and explosives. His stories of prison life are entertaining, gripping; sometimes horrifying.
This book is the remarkable story of Arthur Taylor's life, and a potted history of the prison system, particularly prisoners' rights, in New Zealand, including the work put into ensuring prisoners were given the right to vote. It's a warts-and-all look at prison life, and a no-apologies insight into how the prison system can change you for the better, or the worse, told in Arthur's own distinctive voice
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