Did She Kill Him? A Victorian Tale of Deception, Adultery, and Arsenic by Kate Colquhoun
Mary Ann says: “Attitudes toward Americans, the new ‘woman of the period’ (suffragettes), and adultery played a big role in the verdict. Lots of detail about medicine and 19th century forensic science, and prisons.
Written like a mystery, the text includes sensational newspaper articles, testimony of servants and relatives, autopsy reports, and court transcripts.
Kate Colquhoun also wrote another meticulously researched true like mystery Murder in the First-Class Carriage: The First Victorian Railway Killing.”
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