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The Newgate Calendar

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First published during the 18th century, this text is amongst the earliest examples of lurid crime writing, featuring a cast of full-blooded villains, from the cannibal family of Sawney Beane to the Reverend Dr Dodd, chaplain to the King and a major fraudster.
Paperback, 448 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by Cardinal (first published 1962)
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Jose lana
Jan 24, 2016 Jose lana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: real-crime
Interesting real crime histories of famous criminals in the eighteen century related to the Newgate prison that awaited to be judged in Old Bailey court and most of them executed
Oct 12, 2014 Alexis rated it liked it
This shit is nuts.

I actually have a different edition that Goodreads didn't list. It's a 1962 edition with an excellent introduction by Sandra Lee Kerman.
Full title to give you the idea: The Newgate Calendar or Malefactors' Bloody Register containing: Genuine and Circumstantial Narrative of the lives and transactions, various exploits and Dying Speeches of the Most Notorious Criminals of both sexes who suffered Death Punishment in Gt. Britain and Ireland for High Treason, Petty Treason, Murder,
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