The first in-depth look at the 1985 Bradford fire - from someone who survived and went on to unveil the shocking truth behind the disaster.
Martin Fletcher was 12 years old when he survived the Bradford fire in which his father, brother, uncle and grandfather were all killed. As an adult he has devoted himself to investigating and seeking the truth about the disaster, and this book is the culmination of his extensive research. During that time he has also obtained a BA in Politics with International Studies and MA in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick, together with both the LPC and ACA. He lives in London.
Some have tainted him as a laptop vigilante, but really, they
should read his book and weep * The Times *
A heart-wrenching read * FourFourTwo *
Incredibly moving and brilliantly understated... lays bare the culture of institutionalised neglect that all English football-goers in the 80s came to expect, which by the end of the decade would claim more than 150 lives * Daily Mirror *
Heart-rending before it is controversial * The Times *
A compelling memoir * The Guardian *