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Scottish Murders

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Here are twenty tales of murder most foul: dark deeds at the court of Mary, Queen of Scots; the great Victorian trials of Madeline Smith and Dr Edward Pritchard ('The Human Crocodile'); the grisly exploits of the body-snatchers Burke and Hare; and the still-undetected 'Bible John', who terrorised a famous Glasgow dance hall in the 1960s.

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Paperback, 250 pages
Published 2011 by Lomond
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Anj_1
I really enjoyed this. Well writen, gives a good feel for the age of the day.
Ruth
Short, surprisingly readable and engaging accounts of famous Scottish murders. The more true crime I read, the more I stand in awe at the small reasons for which people kill one another: petty arguments, the keeping of unimportant-sounding secrets, staggeringly small amounts of cash, etc. Also, given the spotty development of forensic science, I'm astounded that anybody was ever apprehended for a crime before the mid-Twentieth Century.
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