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Paul Williams is author of the best-selling crime boss expose, The General, made into a major award-winning movie directed by John Boorman. Crime correspondent with The Sunday World, and a qualified criminologist, Paul Williams is acknowledged as an authority on the Irish criminal underworld. He broke many of the news stories on the General.


'a riveting good read' -- Irish Independent * Irish Independent *
'a terrifically readable account ... in the very best tradition of investigative journalism ... a book which reads like a thriller ... our democracy needs more journalism like this' -- The Sunday Tribune * The Sunday Tribune *
'Without this book all that might have been left would have been the folk memory of a Robin Hood figure and we might have forgotten the terror and misery this man brought to those who were in his way. Paul Williams' book reminds us of why we should say 'Good Riddance'.' -- The Irish Times * The Irish Times *

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