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A Sentimental Murder : Love and Madness in the Eighteenth Century
A Sentimental Murder Love and Madness in the Eighteenth Century
Author: John Brewer
One April evening in 1779, Martha Ray, the pretty mistress of a famous aristocrat, was shot dead at point-blank range by a young clergyman who then attempted to take his own life. Instead he was arrested, tried and hanged. In this fascinating new book, John Brewer, a leading historian of eighteenth-century England, asks what this peculiar little...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780374261030
ISBN-10: 0374261032
Publication Date: 6/23/2004
Pages: 352
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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Book Type: Hardcover
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