Wrote "No Beast So Fierce" based on his experiences as a criminal. "Beast" is the basis for the Straight Time
(1978) screenplay. His other novels include "Animal Factory"; "Little Boy Blue"; "Dog Eat Dog" and his autobiography, "Education Of A Felon" [in Europe titled "Mr. Blue"]. The novel "Stark" and the collection of short ...
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He was a friend of famous crime novelist James Ellroy
. Ellroy praised "No Beast So Fierce" as "the most gritty and realistic novel about armed robbery". At one point Bunker signed for the screenplay adaptation of Ellroy's "Suicide Hill", the third part of the Lloyd Hopkins trilogy, for the French company Davisfilm. The film was never produced.