The uncompromising, extraordinary story of life as a prison officer in a high security prison.
Neil Samworth worked as a prison officer between 2005 and 2016, when he left the service after being diagnosed with PTSD.
Neil Samworth's story is authentic, tough, horrifying in some
places and hilarious in others. It captivates the reader because
the author's honesty and decency shine through as he tells it like
it is on the daily roller coaster ride of prison life in
Strangeways. An enthralling, exciting but disturbing book. --
A fascinating insight into the workings of a prison and the effects that staffing cuts have had on those trying to maintain order . . . a frequently shocking read. * Daily Express *