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The Invention of Murder - Judith Flanders
The Invention of Murder
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780007248889 (0007248881)
ASIN: 0007248881
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 556
Edition language: English
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Nina @ Death Books and Tea
Nina @ Death Books and Tea rated it
4.0
It's a 468 page essay on victorians and murder!! (the other 50-something pages was filled with notes, an index and a bibliography.) but at times it was a bit slow...that's what you get with non fiction...very good. Loved the footnotes.
carey
carey rated it
Wished there could have been more social commentary, as it seemed a bit too much like a list of sensational crimes.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
"We are a trading community - a commercial people. Murder is, doubtless, a very shocking offence; nevertheless, as what is done is not to be undone, let us make our money out of it." Punch, 1842blurb - The Ratcliffe Highway murders of 1811 were particularly dreadful: two separate sets of killings in...
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