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Author Heckstall-Smith, Anthony, 1904-1983, author.

Title Eighteen months / by Anthony Heckstall-Smith.

Published London : Allan Wingate, 1954.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund SpC/WILLIS  365.44092 HECK    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 240 pages ; 20 cm
Summary "Two years ago, the author of this book, a distinguished journalist well known in yachting circles, was sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment on a charge of fraud. He served this sentence first at Wormwood Scrubs and then at Maidstone. As a highly educated man, he was able not only to experience to the full but to set down a literate, detailed and brutally realistic account of exactly what happened to him, which will bring a shock of horror to every civilised man or woman who reads it. His was no unique experience. What he records is what every prisoner, young or old, undergoes, on whom the doors of a courtroom close after sentence has been pronounced."--Dust jacket blurb.
Local note SpC/WILLIS copy is donated by John Willis.
Subject Heckstall-Smith, Anthony, 1904-1983 -- Imprisonment.
Prisoners -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Local series Willis collection
Local donor Willis, John, 1931- Donor.