FOUL DEEDS & SUSPICIOUS DEATHS IN HAMPSTEAD, HOLBORN & ST PANCRAS

Author: Aston (Mark)
Year: 2005
Publisher: Wharncliffe Books
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: New
ISBN: 9781903425947
Price: 10.00
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Softcover. Gripping accounts of the sinister side of Camden's history. A chronicle of murders, conspiracies, executions and crimes of passion. Features cases from Belsize Park, Bloomsbury, Camden Town (Robert Wood), Chalk Farm, Euston, Fitzrovia, Hampstead, Holborn, Kentish Town, Kilburn, King's Cross, Primrose Hill, St. Giles, St. Pancras, Somers Town. The twin fascinations of death and villainy will always hold us in their grim but thrilling grip. In this book the chill is brought close to home as each chapter investigates the darker side of humanity in cases of murder, deceit and pure malice in this corner of London. From crimes of passion to opportunistic killings and coldly premeditated acts of murder, the full spectrum of criminality is recounted, bringing to life the sinister history of this part of the capital over the last 400 years. Illus., References, Bibliog. and Further Reading + Index. 176pp. 8vo. New softcover.

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