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Dec 25, 2015 Katherine Addison rated it it was ok · review of another edition
I came across a quote from Robertson Davies the other day which sums up perfectly my feeling about Cullen, as about several other true crime writers: "She was worse than a blabber; she was a hinter. It gave her pleasure to rouse speculation about dangerous things." This is Cullen in a nutshell. He hints, and it drives me crazy. He goes about ninety percent of the way to outlining a case that Ethel LeNeve was the actual murderer--or at the very least Lady Macbeth to Crippen's dithering--but he ne ...more