The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime


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A deeply engaging and completely original book about nineteenth-century Britain's fascination with good quality murder. Murder in nineteenth-century Britain was ubiquitous -- not necessarily in quantity but in quality. This was the era of penny-bloods, early crime fiction and melodramas for the masses. This was a time when murder and ...

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