'Gangsters come and gangsters go but lawyers last forever.'
The Sicilian Defence, Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read's eighth book, continues the story of Australia's bestselling former convict. Chopper's intimate knowledge of Australia's most dangerous criminals and their crimes presents readers with a dark, disturbing look at the country's underbelly.
The Sicilian Defence takes readers through the nature and history of crime, justice and punishment in Australia, written in Chopper's own unique style.
Featuring 'The Apple Cucumber', 'Bye Bye American Lie' and 'The Pain in Spain', The Sicilian Defence is another fantastic series of tales from one of Australia's funniest and toughest writers.
About the Author
Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read remains one of Australia's most controversial public figures. An ex-convict, author and celebrity, he was also a recording and performance artist. He died after a long battle with liver cancer in 2013.
Mark "Chopper" Read is one of Australia's most controversial public figures. He is an Australian ex-convict, author and celebrity. He is also a recording and performance artist.