The Extraordinary Story of the World's Greatest Jewel Thief
The extraordinary story of a man who has paid for a life of gambling by stealing diamonds: Morris Spurling - the world's most voracious jewel thief. Since turning to crime half a century ago he has stolen at least a quarter of a million pounds worth of diamonds. After coming out of prison a couple of years ago at the age of sixty-seven he has decided to take the judge's advice that it might be time to consider retirement. Now he tells his amazing story of a life devoted to gambling and theft. How, from the early 1950s, Morris used jewellers' shops as other people use cashpoints and with his money he romanced beautiful women who became his partners in crime.