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Publisher's Summary

It's 1919, Richmond football club is on top of the ladder, cream buns are threepence each and four boys are gunning for the best job in town. Charlie is lucky enough to win the prime job - running messages for Squizzy Taylor, the most dangerous gangster in Melbourne. But things start to get a little too hot for Charlie, so he decides to take the money and run.

©2020 Robert Newton (P)2020 Penguin Random House Australia

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Great kids story

A nicely balanced story with a life affirming ending. A good combination of action, emotion, and gentle humour.

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its alright. For a book about gangsters its very boring. had to read it for school and i must say, it has potential but unfortunately it didnt deliver...

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