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Good Cop, Bad War Audiobook

Good Cop, Bad War

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Publisher's Summary

As an undercover police officer with the drugs squad, Neil Woods regularly risked his life on the streets, dealing with some of the most violent and unpredictable criminals in Britain.

Good Cop, Bad War is a unique story about a man with a striking ability to infiltrate and extinguish drug gangs but who, as the success of his operations grows, becomes disillusioned with the war on drugs, as he sees how it demonizes those who need help whilst empowering the very worst elements in society. This is an action-packed true-account listen like no other.

©2016 Neil Woods (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

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    RWL 01/12/2016
    RWL 01/12/2016
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    "Not just a good story but a good point well made"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Good Cop, Bad War to be better than the print version?

    I've not read the print version so can't compare


    What did you like best about this story?

    It's a true story and is good in its own right, but it's the truth - the war on drugs is so counterproductive its bleeding obvious to anyone who thinks about it. This is someone who is extremely knowledgeable about his subject and his conclusions are based on practical reality as well as common sense.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    The best scenes are the ones where he's a virtual derelict and facing serious violence. Not enjoyable because he's in that state but because I was really impressed with his dedication. Also the scenes where he proves the jobsworth clipboard coppers how badly wrong they are


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    There were one or two amusing moments, I won't spoil them for you


    Any additional comments?

    I was riveted to this book. It's depressing that ever more violent criminals are getting ever more powerful thanks to the phony War on Drugs but it's cause for some optimism that at least someone with relevant experience is talking sense. I'd rather my kids brought up in a society run by this guy than with those currently in charge of drug laws. Neil, keep up the good work :)

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    Sharon 20/02/2018
    Sharon 20/02/2018 Member Since 2016
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    "Unstoppable!!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Good Cop, Bad War to be better than the print version?

    No I would not as the narration pulled you into heart of book


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Good Cop, Bad War?

    Omg ... there is more than one and saying will spoil it


    Have you listened to any of Malk Williams’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    Not listened but will now


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    In the line of duty meets Luther !


    Any additional comments?

    Brilliantly done

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    Andy 31/01/2018
    Andy 31/01/2018 Member Since 2016
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    "Absolutely brilliant"

    I honestly never expected how good this book would be when I downloaded it. Fantastic story. I would highly recommend this audio book to anybody who likes non fiction. This is proof that “you can’t judge a book by its cover”.

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    Anonymous 15/11/2017
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    "incredible exciting and thought provoking book"

    couldn't leave this tale alone. exciting start to finish and eye opening. a must read

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    Andy Perry 11/11/2017
    Andy Perry 11/11/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Brilliant"

    Unique insight into the war on drugs. Captivating. Lost lots of sleep listening to this

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    Anonymous 29/10/2017
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    "A must read"

    It tells you the reality of the drugs problem and the effect it has on people.

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    Victoria Stewart 12/09/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Amazing"

    Loved it. What a story about the drug war and true cost of the criminalisation of drugs. Read it

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    Amazon Customer 29/07/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "gripping"

    this is the first book I've ever listened to the whole way through, kept me on the edge and wanting more!! a definite good read

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    joseph 26/06/2017
    joseph 26/06/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "Good listen"

    Good narrator, great story and a very good point of view on the "War on drugs".

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    Unretired 08/06/2017
    Unretired 08/06/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Outstanding"

    An unputdownable book. The story is on the most part a difficult one describing grim,violent and desperate situations. But towards the end Neil describes his prescription for a solution.

    Honest, gripping, grittily real and hugely worrying.

    Just read it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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