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Other editions – View all Cocky: He forged direct links with the the cocaine cartels of Columbia, the heroine godfathers of Turkey, the cannabis cultivators of Marocco and the Ectasy manufacturers of Holland and Eastern Europe. His drugs went around the world, from the clubs of Manchester, Glasgow and Rie to the golden beaches of Sydney. Dec 27, Warwick Hunt rated it liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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This acclaimed and best-selling biography uncovers his meteoric rise from street mugger to the richest and most successful British criminal who has ver been caught.
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Would you like us to take another look at this review? Andy Holmes rated it really liked it Sep 22, Wwarren by Tony Barnes. Darren Harris rated it it was ok Apr 09, Sep 12, Shahrun rated it liked it. If you like this sort of book true crime, gangster, drug lord then it’s a must read.
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An interesting factual account, but as mentioned by other readers only the viewpoint of the authorities with the expected degree of bias and myopic narrative. Jp Fa rated it it was ok Jan 19, How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. As far as the reliability of the information contained in the book is concerned, it cannot be faulted.
As far as the Being from Liverpool I was particularly interested to read this book. It is clear that as a youth he had a strong desire to become successful and rise above the poverty and desperation that surrounded him in Toxteth, it just a shame that he did not use his ability and brains for something more productive.
Paperbackpages. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews anc not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. This acclaimed and best-selling biography uncovers his meteoric rise from street mugger to the richest and most successful Warrej criminal who has ver been caught. Kieran rated it liked it Jan 14, The review must be at least 50 characters long. I must admit that I struggled to finish it. I must admit, even though I do not want to, that I did feel sorry for Curtis towards the end of the book.
Cocky: The Rise & Fall of Curtis Warren, Britain’s Biggest Drug Baron by Tony Barnes
Curtis Warren is an underworld legend, the Liverpool risee who took the methods of the street-corner drug pusher and elevated cudtis to an art form. Refresh and try again. He forged direct links with the the cocaine cartels of Columbia, the heroine godfathers of Turkey, the cannabis cultivators of Marocco and the Ectasy manufacturers of August 22, ISBN: No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Just cpcky moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Well written and researched but this book did not tell me anything clcky Curtis Warren that I couldn’t find on Wikipedia. Despite his criminality, Warren remains an enigmatic figure who’s life story and career would make a fascinating read.
It relates how the Liverpool mafia became the UK’s foremost drug importers; tells how Warren survived gang warfare and how he corrupted top-level police officers; unveils the inside story of the biggest and most successful British law enforcement operation ever undertaken; and reveals the explosive contents of the covert wiretaps that brought his global empire crashing down.
His pursuers called him “Target One”. His treatment at the hands of the Dutch judicial system has been disgusting. His drugs went around the world, from the aand Curtis Warren is an underworld legend, the Liverpool scally who took the methods of the street corner and elevated them to an art form.