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Unfinished Business

Narrated by: Paul Wilson
Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
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Summary

Unfinished Business was an idea conceived between Paul Ferris and writing partner Reg McKay. When Reg passed away in 2009, Paul got on with his life. A film The Wee Man was based on one of his books and released in 2013.

Three years later, a new alliance was formed between Paul and true crime writers Stuart Wheatman and Steve Wraith, and the idea was reimagined. Paul wanted to pay tribute to Reg while revisiting the notion that he still had things he wanted to say. The book evolved.

In his most revealing book to date, Ferris finishes the journey he and Reg embarked upon. With his life of crime now behind him, he revisits key moments in his criminal career and replays them through philosophical eyes. He calls time on the gangster image, dispelling the myths surrounding organised crime in his city, and lifts the lid on his affiliation with Arthur Thompson - the so-called Godfather of Glasgow.

Paul strips away what we think we know, unveiling truths, exposing lies and reaffirming the police corruption that still exists today. Will he ever escape the big shadow he cast as the wee man? Is business ever truly finished?

©2018 Steve Wraith (P)2020 Gadfly Press

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Is business finished

First book I read was Paul’s first book which in my opinion is by far the best however this book is different it’s more of a factual book given the powder to the smoking gun. Some of the content has already been covered however it has to be recovered for potential of first time readers. His tribute to Reg was fitting and it comes across that Paul held this guy in high regard. Decent read

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the dullest

literally the most mind numbing monotone load of bilge I've had the misfortune of listening to. there should be some kind of vetting process that prevents audiobooks this bad being available for sale.

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Worst narration book ruined

I’ve listened to other Paul Ferris/Reg McKay books and enjoyed them but this book is shite, it’s a homosexual sounding Scottish guy trying to talk like someone from the scheme and it just doesn’t work.

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Great read.

Great read from start to finish. A personal account of a life lived and a fantastic tribute to Reg Mackay.

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Not what was expected at all unfortunately,

Not what was expected at all, so much repeated. Rip however reg, so talented yet unrecognised or appreciated

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gripping story excellent narration

if you've seen the movie, this book provides an amazing amount of extra detail, Paul Ferris has lived a risky life of compelling adventures