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

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The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime - Flanders, Judith
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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 entertainment were firmly entwined. In this meticulously researched and compelling book, Judith Flanders, author of Consuming Passions, takes us back in time to explore some ...

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The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime 2014, St. Martin's Griffin, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250048530

Trade paperback

The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime 2013, Thomas Dunne Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250024879

Hardcover

The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime 2011, HarperPress, London

ISBN-13: 9780007248896

Mass-market paperback

The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime 2011, HarperPress, London

ISBN-13: 9780007248889

Hardcover