'Apart from Irish whiskey, stable cigars, Pontiac motor automobiles, and a pistol grip child .410 shotgun with sturdy load shells, what i like the main is kidnapping smartarse gangsters and taking their cash. To the human dust i've got bashed, belted, iron barred, axed, shot, stabbed, knee capped, set on hearth and pushed to their graves, i will purely quote from the motto of the French international Legion, "Je Ne Regrette Rien" ... I remorse NOTHING.'
Mark Brandon 'Chopper' learn is the son of a strict 7th Day Adventist mom and a shell-shocked former soldier who slept with a loaded gun at his part. Bullied in class, he grew up dreaming of revenge ('there are none so cruel as those that were proven no mercy', as he later noted). He grew to become a felony legend who terrorised drug buyers, pimps, thieves and armed robbers at the streets and in prison – yet boasts he by no means harm an blameless member of the public.
This first quantity of Chopper's memoirs, written from within prison and laced together with his trademark brutal humour, tells the tale of his adolescence of crime – from streetfighter to standover guy, gunman to long term prisoner – and introduced his profession as a bestselling author.
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Joe was once a piece fascinated by this time. His eye fell on Minogue and he acknowledged in a rage: ‘You fats slug, you’re off in addition. I’ll repair you all! whilst Chopper will get again you’re a useless guy, Minogue’. thank you for that little attempt, Joe. high-quality, nice and lovely. right here i used to be in courtroom on a homicide cost and Joe will get me keen on homicide threats. I got here again and went into the backyard with narrow Minogue and he informed me all approximately it. The screws acknowledged Joe was once mad. It used to be all a large number, yet I patched issues up via making all of them say they have been sorry, like naughty schoolkids. I received Julian to apologise for attacking Joe. He apologised to me, to not Joe. Then Joe apologised to me for the entire difficulty — yet he nonetheless hated narrow and Julian, calling them the Laurel and Hardy of Pentridge. Joe desired to see Julian and slender useless, he desired to see everybody lifeless. He even requested me if i needed him to stab Russell Cox, after he learn someplace that we have been purported to hate one another. whilst slender desired to kill Joe. What a large number. yet I enjoyed little Joe the Boss. He used to be as mad as a hatter, yet he was once dependable to me. narrow and me had teamed up. I couldn’t permit this quite strong friendship to turn into disappointed through a few kill-crazy little half-Italian, so I spoke firmly to Joe and demanded that he cease the entire kill speak and make an apology to every body. Joe was once because of return to South Australia in a short time so the staff obtained again including a really shaky peace. considering again, it most likely wouldn’t have damage to have Joe kill Julian. Ollie the German, who helped make our guns within, was once first for letting Joe kill Julian. Then he used to be with me, asserting he should still reside. Ollie might comply with whatever so long as it didn’t bring about him being stabbed. It used to be a nutty team again then. Later, Julian went to J department and that i acquired Ted Eastwood to seem after him. the full suggestion was once to show a mass assassin into our personal own mass assassin. yet Julian used to be now not what i'd name a heavy philosopher. He had a heap of amazing issues and will be a best addition to any penal complex gang, but if he went to okay department he used to be positioned within the related unit because the Crown witness within the homicide trial that my good friend, Frankie Waghorn, was once dealing with. Julian knew this — however the large deal mass assassin didn't take any motion. I tolerate Julian, but when he were within the Surrey street gang, he’d be consuming lit cigarettes, ingesting vodka and getting a bashing each weekend. Dave the Jew may have positioned him at the lacking checklist after a month. In his personal method narrow loved Julian too, yet he continuously resented the truth that Julian acquired much less penitentiary than him. Left to their very own units, slender, Joe and Julian might have killed one another and Ollie the German could have made an important revenue promoting ice alternatives to each side. In penitentiary, Julian is studying and starting to be right into a brilliant younger guy. He was once only a silly younger child whilst he was once in my team and for a few cause, narrow and that i felt sorry for his state of affairs and we bought carry of him prior to his brain received too perverted by way of the drug gangsters in the following. slender is a robust pal, a philosopher and a cold-blooded, demanding guy.