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Chapters 11-21

Arthur Harding with the 'Hackey Hookers' football team, 1946These chapters of the autobiography paint a vivid picture of life in the East End, describing Russian anarchists and the Sidney Street Siege, along with depictions of characters Harding met in his criminal career of during his time in prison.

Harding also details his recollections of the infamous 'Vendetta Affair' for which he was sent to Portland Convict Prison, and his eventual decision to turn his back on crime.