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The subject of murder

Lisa Downing

The subject of murder

gender, exceptionality, and the modern killer

by Lisa Downing

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder in literature,
  • Murderers,
  • Women murderers,
  • Press coverage

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLisa Downing
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6513 .D685 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25361907M
    ISBN 109780226003405, 9780226003542, 9780226003689
    LC Control Number2012024191

    The Middle Temple Murder by Joseph Smith Fletcher was first published in and is a great example of the classical English detective story. Joseph Smith Fletcher initially embarked on a career in law but soon switched to journalism. He was also a gifted poet and his first published work was a book of n:   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Anderson, Poul, LoC No. Title: Murder in Black Letter Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Detective and mystery stories Subject: Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.


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