A former editor, senior journalist and London bureau chief for Australian Consolidated Press and Time Inc Magazines, Larry currently freelances for The Australian Weekend Magazine and Wish magazine. Writer lives in Sydney with his wife Carol, sons Tom and Casey and labrador Maddie. Other passions are swimming, reading, music, movies and the Sydney Roosters. He plays the ukelele - badly.
The true story of the netherworld of violence and crime that existed in the inner-city ghettoes of East Sydney in the 1920s, and the extraordinary characters that populated it. Gang leaders like Tilly Devine, Kate Leigh and Phil Jeffs made fortunes, whilst their henchmen extorted, bashed and killed with impunity.