IRISH MURDERS 1 The shocking True Stories

Author: Prone (Tony)
Year: 1992
Publisher: Poolbeg
First Edition
Edition Details: Reprint (same yr as 1st)
Book Condition: Vg+
ISBN: 9781853711398
Price: 6.00
Paperback. Reprint same yr. as 1st. A startling, comprehensive read with pictures of the killers and the locations in which celebrated murders took place. It is based on wide-ranging research and scores of interviews. the author tells the savage stories of real-life murders - recent and not so recent - in Ireland: the shocking details of death and destruction; the painstaking work of the detectives; the confessions; the court cases; the suicides. They are all here including : the case of Nurse Mamie Cadden, abortionist, and the 2 dead bodies of clients found on her doorstep. The double murder by Malcolm Macarthur that cost an Attorney General his job and helped to bring down a government. The prostitute strangled on Sandymount Strand, still wearing the bracelet she'd bought as a pilgrim to Lourdes. The bizarre story of the 2 Irishmen who had a special line in serial killing. The tragedy of 16yr. old Hazel Mullen, killed and dismembered by medical student Shan Mohangi in the basement of the Green Tureen Restaurant in Harcourt Street, Dublin. Illus., Index. 227pp. p/back. Signs of b/plate removal inside fr. cover, v. lightly browned pp. o/w Vg+


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