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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Chopper Read True Crime Novels

The notorious criminal and writer of ‘true crime’ novels, Chopper Read, died this week of liver cancer, aged 58.

Andrew Denton interviews Chopper Read on Enough Rope in 2007 here:

His novels are crass, exaggerated tales but were popular, especially in the 1990s and Read sold in excess of 500,000 books.

Bibliography (from Wikipedia)

Update 28 December 2014

Recently read Read's semi-autobiographical crime-faction CHOPPER 5: Don't Go Breaking My Legs (2005)

More later.