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Victorian crime: The sensational murders

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:59 PM

The sensational murder stories in the Victorian era sold newspapers and crime fiction in a way that had never been seen before, stories which continue to fascinate us today.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...tory/0/21498933

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:23 PM

Very interesting, SW, as ever; this is a bit later than my period of interest but we have a few excellent books on the subject including 'Orrible Murder, that collates some of the most prurient articles of the Victorian era.






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