A Prescription for Murder: The Victorian Serial Killings of Dr. Thomas Neill Cream

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From 1877 to 1892, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream murdered seven women, all prostitutes or patients seeking abortions, in England and North America. "A Prescription for Murder" begins with Angus McLaren's vividly detailed story of the killings. Using press reports and police dossiers, McLaren investigates the links between crime and respectability to reveal a remarkable range of Victorian sexual tensions and fears. McLaren explores how the roles of murderer and victim were created, and how similar tensions might contribute to the ...

A Prescription for Murder: The Victorian Serial Killings of Dr. Thomas Neill Cream 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226560687

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A Prescription for Murder: The Victorian Serial Killings of Dr. Thomas Neill Cream 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226560670

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