The General: Godfather of Crime



The extraordinary life and crimes of Martin Cahill, gangster, criminal mastermind, MOST WANTED MAN

In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over GBP40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all.

The General tells the inside story of

  • The Beit robbery - one of the world's biggest art heists

  • The attempted assassination of a top forensic scientist

  • The O'Connor Jewellers robbery, netting GBP3m

  • The tyre-slashing and intimidation

  • The crucifixion of a suspected 'grass'

  • The millions still missing

The book reveals Cahill's bizarre personality and the activities of the Tango Squad , the special police unit which targetted him with tactics used on the infamous Kray Gang.

Now a major film from John Boorman starring Brendan Gleeson and John Voight.

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O'Brien Press Ltd
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