John Silvester has been a crime reporter in Melbourne since 1978. He has written for major Melbourne based newspapers such as the Sunday Herald Sun and others. Silvester has also co-written a number of bestselling books with Andrew Rule based on crime in Melbourne.
First he got lucky.
Then he got life.
They called Carl Williams 'The Truth' but the truth was he was just a fat kid with a pill press and a taste for fast food, fast women and fast bucks. He got lucky the day Jason Moran shot him in the belly instead of in the head. Carl didn't return the favour: one by one, Moran and his brother and father and their mates were shot dead during an underworld war that was really an extermination program.
But Carl's luck ran out when the Purana Taskforce came calling He was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum of 35 years. And that's the truth.
This is Australia's underbelly ... bullet holes and all.
|Review||UNDERBELLY THE GANGLAND WAR - John Silvester||
|Tuesday, May 27, 2008|
|Review||UNDERBELLY, THE GANGLAND WAR - John Silvester and Andrew Rule||
|Friday, April 4, 2008|
|Blog||Currently Reading - Underbelly, The Gangland War, John Silvester and Andrew Rule||
|Monday, March 31, 2008|