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Daniel J. Lockwood
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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: The Press News Ltd (24 Nov 2011)
  • ISBN-10: 0957096402
  • ISBN-13: 978-0957096400
  • Product Dimensions: 14.9 x 21.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 919,651 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Asymmetry under the Law 23 Sep 2013
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I suppose three things appal me the most in the story which Danny Lockwood tells of his hometown of Dewsbury. One is the determination of muslim immigrants from the Indian Subcontinent (but overwhelmingly from Pakistan), to escape to the United Kingdom, but then faithfully to recreate, in-breeding and all, the horrors of Pakistan. Another is the hypocrisy of muslims, who claim that "western" behaviour offends their muslim "morality", but who get rich on the heroin trade, who carry out "drive-by" shootings and who generally indulge in casual and extreme violence; they also recruit extensively among those in prison, already convicted of criminal behaviour, and in no position, therefore, to lecture anyone else on proper behaviour (Lockwood mentions Robert Reid, who tried to bring down a packed airliner with explosives in his shoe, but fails to emphasize where he was recruited).

The third thing is the bizarre connivance of the authorities, especially the local council and the police, in all of this. Danny Lockwood is fair-minded (excessively so, I believe), acknowledging that the behaviour of indigenous British inhabitants of Dewsbury owes a lot to be desired, but largely toning down the blatant fact that the extreme criminality of the muslims (drug wars, drive-by shootings, beatings, sieges of property, not to mention the "traditional", uniquely muslim crimes, such as so-called "honour killings") is in no way provoked by native English lawlessness, but is more immoral, more criminal, more violent and more murderous. The attitude of the local police and local government has almost invariably been that, regardless of the provocation, vociferous complaints will rebound on complainants, far sooner than they will land muslim criminals in court.
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5.0 out of 5 stars weird this is 20 years old. 18 Feb 2014
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If you know anything about how jobbing hacks ,, I think, it has authenticity. He admits his major miss-judgements and errors as well. He writes about the total corruption and debasement of all that once was good, coming to your town now.

I don't know the details and it is years ago, so the islamification must be complete by now in Dewsbury, or whatever it has been renamed, Dewsburistan etc
The interesting point is in the book, where he actually stands up to the thuggery, (in a meeting), and they actually back off.
Instead the 'authorities' continual redrawing of a line in the sand... and another line further back, and further back...and....
The foreign invasion is largely complete anyway, the occupation complete.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good but altogether depressing read 29 Sep 2013
By RonnieC
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Read the book more or less cover to cover over a couple of days. Most of the type of material will be familiar to most citizens of multicultural Britain, though Dewsbury seems to have it in concentrated and extreme form. I would have given it a glowing five stars if it had concluded with reasoned argument about what can be done, but if he had solutions the PC Brigade would probably have had him locked up by now. Good, but depressing.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good (sad) read 15 April 2013
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Where to start? And where`s the end…?As my brother, for Dewsbury read Burnley, Blackburn, Oldham,Rochdale, Halifax, Leicester, Derby, and of course Bradford, amongst others.....Where's the end? As Mick so poignantly observed, this battle is already lost. A good read, though perhaps a chapter or 2 too long. You made your point well Danny, no need to go on.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Struck a Personal Chord 20 April 2012
By Andy
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Being from a southern Liberal Democrat -thoroughly English- town, and growing up through the Labour party education system (1997-2006) and the BBC's 'education' system, I used to uphold the orthodox left-wing perspective so commonly held among young people my age. In fact, as an adolescent, I would go so far as to say that I had been lead to believe that minority cultures were constantly victimized, and that the white British community should do their best to respect these cultures. I also considered those who criticized these cultures to be unfair and 'racist'. It was not until I moved to Bradford and witnessed first hand the cultural divide that my opinions changed. I was completely taken aback by the utter division, lack of integration, and outright resentment between the two communities; something which is portrayed so well in this book. The local newspapers rarely report anything honestly here. After living for a year (as the only English-English person) on a street where, despite the heart-warming efforts of some neighbours, intimidation, threats and other minor crimes targeted at my person were a weekly occurrence, I decided it was best to move away to an area where people were more like me, despite still feeling an amount of residual liberal guilt for admitting it. This book excellently documents many similar experiences to which I have witnessed first hand. Before you dismiss it as racist propaganda, or inflammatory hate-speech, it is definitely worth reading to get an insight into the opinions of the unheard English community, who live on what is, essentially, a cultural front. It also details exactly what sort of things go on in places like these. You honestly have to live up here to believe it. Hopefully, if you read this book you will be able to prevent it from happening in your town or city.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Stylistically poor but important to read it anyway
Danny is a brave guy but a journalist not a novelist.
as a result the prose is turgid.
that being said (sorry Danny) the content is very significant and deserves to be... Read more
Published 3 months ago by N E Body
5.0 out of 5 stars Riviting
Every one should be made to read this book ,it is a real eye opener ,well done Danny for telling it as it is !
Published 3 months ago by Mary Kirby
2.0 out of 5 stars Not the town that I remember
I lived in Earlsheaton and worked in and around Dewsbury from 1989 to 1998. What I have read does not seem to describe the town I knew. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Gavin
5.0 out of 5 stars a book every non Muslim in the world should read
A book that gives a frightening view of a growing and overpowering menace to our political and religious and cultural well being. Read more
Published 9 months ago by j douglas
5.0 out of 5 stars SAVAGE AND BRILLIANT
Baroness Warsi and her ilk get their comeuppance in this no holds barred knock about expose of every thing that is going wrong with Britain as a result of liberal lefties and... Read more
Published 12 months ago by Post enlightenment
5.0 out of 5 stars frightening
A must read.
How can this be allowed to happen?
Unfortunately i can not see things changing for the better. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Shandy 74
5.0 out of 5 stars influence of islam
I recommend that everyone reads this book in order to find out what has happened to Dewsbury and its environs over the past 20 years as a result of a huge influx of South Asians... Read more
Published 20 months ago by Kenneth Brown
5.0 out of 5 stars Must read for Commies and Socialists
This is an eye opening book for the Lib/Lab/Con Sheeple who ignorantly meander through life with their heads up their own backsides thinking that, apart from the economy,... Read more
Published 22 months ago by Infidel
5.0 out of 5 stars Tells the truth the establishment does not wish you to learn...
A brilliant book, written with passion and raw anguish from a home grown Yorkie, who sees his - our - town being divided due to handouts of cash from back somersaulting local... Read more
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