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The Invention of Murder - a book by Flanders, Judith

The Invention of Murder

How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime

The Invention of Murder( )
Author: Flanders, Judith
ISBN:978-1-250-02487-9
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Thomas Dunne Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.99
Book Description:

"Superb... Flanders's convincing and smart synthesis of the evolution of an official police force, fictional detectives, and real-life cause célèbres will appeal to devotees of true crime and detective fiction alike." -Publishers Weekly, starred review

In this fascinating exploration of murder in nineteenth century England, Judith Flanders examines some of the most gripping cases that captivated the Victorians and gave rise to the first detective fiction

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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: True Crime / Murder / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.43 x 9.44 x 1.815 Inches
Book Weight:1.73 Pounds

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