The Goldfish Bowl: Inside the Hard and Secret World of a Lifer by Norman Parker
Convicted of murder, Norman Parker was a category-A prisoner for most of his 24 years' sentence. While in prison, he gained an Upper-Second Honours degree from the Open University and wrote his first book, "Parkhurst Tales". Norman Parker moves away from the physicaly violent top-security prisons of his first book to the hothouse psychological violence of Kingston, the only prison in Europe dedicated to lifers. With an extraordinary collection of characters at his disposal, he tells his true life story of horrifying events in the prison.