Oscar Slater: The Immortal Case of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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In 1909, Oscar Slater, . a German Jew, was convicted and sentenced to death for the brutal murder of Marion Gilchrist, an elderly Glasweigan spinster. His trial is now known to have been one of the most scandalous miscarriages of justice in the annals of legal history. This book is a masterful and highly readable unravelling of this infamous case. Tommy Toughill includes material which has only recently come to light, including the correspondence of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (who waged a long campaign to get Slater released) ...

Oscar Slater: The Immortal Case of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 2006, Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780750945738

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