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Charles Bronson

Charles Bronson was born in Aberystwyth in 1952 and was a gentle and mild-mannered child. After moving to Luton, he earned a living as a circus strongman and then, for a short period in the East End of London, as a bareknuckle boxer.
He was jailed for seven years for stealing £26.18 in a bungled armed robbery on a tobacconist. His sentence was then repeatedly extended for crimes committed within prison.
He has spent time in over 120 different prisons and, since 1974, has spent a total of around 4 months out of custody. He remains a Category A prisoner at Wakefield High-Security Prison.
In 2002 he published the book "Solitary Fitness". He now occupies his time writing poetry and producing works of art, winning a record 11 Koestler Awards. "Bronson", a biopic of his life, was released by Vertigo Films in March 2009.

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Diaries from Hell: More Prison Diaries   (Charles Bronson)
Second book of memoirs from long-term prisoner, Charles Bronson. This book includes his poems, illustrations and corres...

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Y Lolfa, Talybont, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Cymru/Wales SY24 5HE     +44(0) 1970 832 304