The Magnificent Spilsbury and the Case of the Brides in the Bath

The Magnificent Spilsbury and the Case of the Brides in the Bath

Large Print - 2011
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A young woman marries and before long drowns in her bath. There's no sign of a struggle or suggestion of foul play. In the dark opening months of the First World War, Britain became engrossed by the 'Brides in the Bath' trial: a story of murder, played out in the lodging houses of seaside towns, in the confines of married life, reaching its horrendous climax in that most intimate of settings - the bathroom. The nation turned to a forensic pathologist, Bernard Spilsbury, to explain the deaths. This was the age of science. In fiction, Sherlock Holmes applied a scientific mind to solving crimes. In real life, would Spilsbury be as infallible as the 'great detective'?
Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2011
Description: 331 p. (large print), [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781444807561
Branch Call Number: LP 364.1523 Spi


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Sep 24, 2010

Good solid book.
No mystery, just facts about real life crime.

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