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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective - Kate Summerscale Read reviews: http://booklikes.com/the-suspicions-of-mr-whicher-a-shocking-murder-and-the-undoing-of-a-great-v/book,2608199 #books #mystery #reviews

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from BookBub Blog

14 Books about Dark Family Secrets

The Wasp Factory (Y), The House at Riverton (Y), The Widow (M), The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox (M), The Blind Assassin (M), The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher (Y), The Dinner (M), Big Little Lies (M)

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Traces the 1860 murder of a young child whose death launched a national obsession with detection throughout England, nearly destroyed the career of a top Scotland Yard investigator, and inspired the birth of modern detective fiction.

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29 True Crime Books Fans Of "Serial" Should Read

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher by Kate Summerscale | 29 True Crime Books Fans Of "Serial" Should Read

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#BookReview – THE WICKED BOY: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale

#BookReview – THE WICKED BOY: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale - A Word Please / Quiet Fury Books

Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady by Kate Summerscale, 941.3408 Sum

ricklibrarian: The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate Summerscale

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In 1858, the lusty, adulterous contents of Mrs. Isabella Robinson's diary were read in court at one of England's first and most scandalous divorce trials. This narrative nonfiction work recounts the inner life of the repressed Robinson, the ensuing legal battle with her husband, and the changing face of Victorian marriage. Lolly calls it "an edifying look at the Victorian mind and thinking processes that not only created Isabella and Henry, but trapped them as well."

We sat down with Kate Summerscale, author of The Wicked Boy, to discuss her research into a 13-year-old boy's murder of his mother in…

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from Tales from the Reading Room

Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace

Mrs Robinson's Disgrace by Kate Summerscale

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