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6 edition of The London Monster found in the catalog.

The London Monster

A Sanguinary Tale

by Jan Bondeson

  • 139 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • True Crime,
  • Murder - General,
  • General,
  • Great Britain - History - 18th Century,
  • Infamous Crimes And Criminals,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • London,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Crimes against,
  • Williams, Renwick,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Women,
  • 18th century,
  • Biography,
  • Criminals,
  • England,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9628595M
    ISBN 100812235762
    ISBN 109780812235760

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The London Monster: A Sanguinary Tale, by medical doctor Jan Bondeson, is the dark-humored true story of a late-Georgian psychopath who lashed out at women in a two-year crime spree until an unlikely suspect was caught, tried, and convicted in a sensational trial.

With the pace of a great thriller, Bondeson takes the reader to brutal and bawdy Cited by:   The London Monster was written to be popular and sensationalist, but despite that, it is a well-written and well-researched book about an odd series of crimes in London in (I have nothing against books being written for a "popular audience," except that that so often means sloppy research and careless writing/5.

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London physician Bondeson (The Two-Headed Boy, p.etc.) provides a muscular recreation of the socially chaotic metropolis of street crime and vice were endemic among a dense populace, with professional policing in its : Jan Bondeson. The backbone of the book is set in Wapping and Shadwell during the murders.

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