Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths In Bath

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Author(s): Kirsten Elliott
Genre: True Crime
Original Publish Date: Jul 19, 2007
Product Number: EB00755287
Released: Mar 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781783037742
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
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Description

True crime tales from this ancient British city and tourist spot—photos included. Take a journey through centuries of local crime and conspiracy, meeting villains of all sorts along the way—cut-throats and poisoners, murderous lovers, assassins, prostitutes and suicides. Among the many tales of wickedness and despair the author records in this fascinating book are: -Robbery and revenge in Roman times -The brutal uncertainties of Bath in the dark ages -The highwaymen, gamblers, and duelists of the Georgian period -The Victorian underworld and its notorious cases of prostitution, infanticide, and murder -Outbreaks of mob violence -Political corruption Kirsten Elliott's chronicle of the history the town would prefer to forget is compelling reading for anyone who is interested in the dark side of human nature.

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