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'He's the toughest street fighter alive.' (Freddie Foreman)

Picture a man, he’s tall, not excessively so, yet as wide as he is high. This man is a spitting and growling street brawler; a tank full of ready-to-blow, muscle-fuelled aggression. Imagine, if you will, the comic-book style Bulldog of Great British stamp. Well, there you have him! The prototypical face taken from the terraces of an ’80s football fan’s rolled-up newspaper cosh; a poster-boy of malevolence left over from Thatcher’s post-punk Britain.

Stormin’ Norman’s his name, and when this storm is erupting, he’s like a force-nine gale fused with a hurricane. In his heyday, Norman saw off a plethora of gangland minders and with his own style of hands-on education taught Glasgow’s prolific hit man, Billy McPhee, the laws of the Guv’nor’s land.

He’s the Godfather of Aylesbury, former British Bare-Knuckle Champion, and undefeated European Boxing Federation ‘Guv’nor’. The loveable lunatic with the heart of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Yes, this, my accidental friends, is the new Guv’nor. He is the man who rebuked many a heathen but was also everyone’s friend, and for all the right reasons. So, settle in with your favourite tipple, and let us regale you with a lifetime of fronting the doors, serving at Her Majesty's pleasure, righting wrongs and brutal bare-knuckle tear-ups.

©2022 Norman Buckland, Anthony Thomas, Lee Wortley, Freddie Foreman (P)2022 Boldwood Books Ltd.

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smashing and gripping from start to finish

highly recommend this book its gripping and mind blowing but yet hard as nails also soft as Teddy you learn the real side to norman the guvnor buckland

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Fantastic

first time I see buckland was fighting on unlicensed boxing for Guv belt and just thought he was a wannabe gangster ... he speaks so well and polite you would never think he was aggressive out the ring ..so glad I got this book coz I know now buckland was not a man to get on wrong side of ..loved it 👍👍