Book Reviews of Poison: A History and a Family Memoir

Poison: A History and a Family Memoir
Poison A History and a Family Memoir
Author: Gail Bell
ISBN-13: 9780312306793
ISBN-10: 0312306792
Publication Date: 10/11/2002
Pages: 288
Rating:
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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3.1 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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Inflated self-important ramblings.
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This book took me months to "get into." I'd read a few pages, lose interest, pick it back up, put it back down. But once I decided to read enough to give the book a chance, I became very drawn into the fascinating history of poisons. I thought the author's actual story of her grandfather who'd allegedly poisoned two of his children slowed the book down in spots, though by the end I was as "hooked" to that mystery as to the tidbits about other accused "poison users" and their victims and methods! Wonderful.