Dean Jobb's Reviews > Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

Murder by the Book by Claire Harman
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it was amazing

Murder by the Book brilliantly recreates the 1840 murder of London aristocrat Lord William Russell by one of his servants, a case that ignited a debate over books and plays that glorified crimes and criminals. Claire Harman deftly exhumes this almost-forgotten tragedy and uses it to explore the line between depicting crime and exploiting it – a dilemma that writers, podcasters, and film and television producers grapple with to this day.
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February 27, 2019 – Shelved
February 27, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
March 7, 2019 – Started Reading
March 10, 2019 – Finished Reading

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