The author of "The Complete Jack the Ripper", has drawn upon documentary and eye witness material to give an account of the Edwardian East End which was the refuge of political exiles who had fled the Tsars and the savage reprisals after the 1905 uprisings. In January 1909 an attempted wage snatch led to what became known as "The Tottenham Outrage". Approximately two years later, the gang, in escaping an attempted robbery of a jeweller in Houndsditch killed three policemen and crippled two more for life. They were eventually found in Sidney Street where the famous siege of Sidney Street began. As the story unfolds, the figure emerges of the man who killed three English policemen but who lived to become a hero of the October Revolution and head of the Soviet Cheka.
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Book Description Penguin, 1990. Softcover / Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. 2nd edition. Softcover. A new edition of a classic case-history of murder, fully revised and updated. In January 1909 an attempted wage snatch in North London led to a bizarre and tragic running battle which became known as the 'Tottenham Outrage'. Nearly 2-yrs. later the gang tried to rob a jeweller's shop in Houndsditch and, in fleeing from the police, killed 3 officers and crippled 2 more. Armed police hunted the East End for the killers, and eventually an informer led them to a house in Sidney Street where 2 of the gunmen were hiding, and so began the famous 'Siege of Sidney Street'. Illus., Appendix, Select Bibliog. and Index. 219pp. trade size softcover. Lightly browned pp. Nr. F. with no creasing to covers. Bookseller Inventory # 16371