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Reseña del editor: In this book, the author of 'True Crime Diary' and other popular crime book presents a vivid and shocking study of men entrusted with the ghastly duty of carrying out public executions. Individual hangmen whose careers are explored in this gruesome history include: Gregory Brandon, John Ketch, John Price, John Thrift and William Curry. Despite its many horrors, this book offers a fascinating gallery of outlandish figures, full of authentic details from contemporary sources of information. No serious student of crime will want to miss it; no connoisseur of the macabre will want to part with it.
Buchbeschreibung GAZELLE BOOK SERVICES Dez 2001, 2001. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 234 x 165 x 13 mm. Neuware - Colour covers, heavily illustrated and over 200 pages long, it details the horrific and often sordid lives of English and Scottish Hangmen from our earliest records to the end of public hangings. The hangman not only executed felons by many gruesome methods; he also tortured his victims in many cases. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781874113096