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When the Guillotine Fell: The Bloody Beginning and Horrifying End to France's River of Blood, 1791-1977

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When the Guillotine Fell: The Bloody Beginning and Horrifying End to France's River of Blood, 1791-1977 - Mercer, Jeremy
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In 1974, Hamida Djandoubi brutally tortured and murdered a woman in the Provencal countryside. In 1977 he became the last person executed by guillotine in France in a multi-faceted case. This text looks at the horrendous murder together with the history of the guillotine and the history of capital punishment.

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When the Guillotine Fell: The Bloody Beginning and Horrifying End to France's River of Blood, 1791-1977 2008, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312357917

Hardcover