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Flanders, Judith, The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death

Shares accounts of high-profile murder cases that engaged Victorians in the 19th century, exploring how the rare crime of murder became a sensational cultural interest that gave rise to numerous theatrical and literary works. By the award-nominated author of A Circle of Sisters. 35,000 first printing.


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