The Art of the English Murder: From Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock

By Worsley, Lucy

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9781605986340 9781605987194
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Pegasus Crime


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Starred Review on September 15, 2014  |  Social Sciences

The popularity of murder as a form of entertainment isn't new—crime stories both real and fictional have been highly popular and profitable for centuries. In this fascinating account, cultural historian and curator Worsley looks at the British public's love affair with murder most foul. Spanning the years 1800–1946, the author covers the notorious crimes of the times and the ways the public followed them, inc...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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