MURDER & CRIME SERIES NOTTINGHAM

Author: Nightingale (Adam)
Year: 2007
Publisher: Tempus
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: F.
ISBN: 9780752444963
Price: 5.00
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Softcover. Looming ominously over the city, the stony battlements of Nottingham Castle speak of a long and violent criminal history, Illustrated with more than 40 photographs as well as chilling original artwork, this selection of true-crime stories provides a fascinating introduction to the darker side of Nottingham's past. Winding its way through shadowed side streets and twisting back alleys and spanning the years between the 13th and 20th centuries, this book documents a wide range of murderous misdeeds, from the infamous career of Charlie Peace - master criminal and virtuoso violinist - and the disasterous consequences of his affair with a Nottingham girl, to the exorcism of Thomas Darling and the lovers who eloped to join a band of highwaymen. Featuring cases of murder, sorcery, disease, cannibalism, suicide, pugilism, dismemberment, rioting, gun battles and gaol breaks, a book sure to horrify and captivate anyone interested in the criminal history of the area. Illus. + Bibliog. 96pp. trade size softcover. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. F. with no creasing to covers.

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