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Death at the Priory: Love, Sex and Murder in Victorian England

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In 1875, the beautiful widow Florence Ricardo married Charles Bravo and made her home at the estate Priory. His sudden death was eventually ruled a poisoning. Now James Ruddick retells this gripping story of love, greed, brutality, and betrayal among the elite, offering an intimate portrait of Victorian culture and of one woman's struggle to live in this repressive society--and unmasking the true murderer for the first time.