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The Mild Murderer: The True Story of the Dr Crippen Case
The Mild Murderer The True Story of the Dr Crippen Case Author:Tom Cullen In 1910 Dr Hawley Harvey Crippen poisoned his wife (known by her stage name Belle Elmore), mutilated and buried her remains in the coal cellar, and fled London with his mistress-secretary, Miss Ethel Le Neve. Their capture, after a breathtaking chase across the Atlantic, was credited to wireless telegraphy, used for the first time in fighting c... more »rime.
Tom Cullen's reconstruction of the crime, the chase, and the trial provides an unusual portrait of middle-class Edwardian society. . . .« less