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By Adam Shand

There hasn't ever been a extra feared or revered policeman in Australia than Brian “Skull” Murphy.

Bestselling writer Adam Shand tells the tale of the final of the large police officers. via dramatic recreations, The Skull follows Brian Murphy at the beat as he collars big-time crims and small-time thugs, rubs shoulders with corrupt officers and flashy assassins, and makes use of a mix of old-school persuasion and self-styled ‘slychology’ to recruit his community of informers.

Murphy ventures into the gray parts of legislation enforcement and the felony underworld of the ’70s and ’80s, the place he confronts such popular villains as Christopher Dale Flannery, the Kane brothers and Ray Chuck.

Fast-paced and gritty, The Skull is the lifestyles and occasions of a mythical crime-fighter.

‘An full of life writing variety that regularly captures the emotion of a few actually notable scenes.’ —NineMSN

‘A attention-grabbing learn … an insider’s perception into Melbourne’s underworld.’ —Examiner

‘An enjoyably racy biography of a police officer’ —Sydney Morning Herald

Adam Shand is a journalist with twenty-five years event in tv, print and on-line media. As a contract reporter, he lined the increase to energy of Nelson Mandela in South Africa, the aftermath of the genocide in Rwanda and the corruption of Zimbabwe’s democracy. on the grounds that 1997 he has been an investigative reporter. he's the writer of The cranium: Informers, Hit males and Australia’s hardest Cop, tremendous photographs: The Chilling inside of tale of Carl Williams and the Gangland Wars (2007) and the drawing close Kangaroo Gang.

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