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White Mischief

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Description for White Mischief Paperback. Investigative reporting which possesses the resonance of a social history and the drama of a good mystery. Fox presents a well researched, lucidly written "last word" on the notorious case of the 1941 murder of the Earl of Erroll, found shot through the head in his car just outside Nairobi. Num Pages: 320 pages, b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 21. Weight in Grams: 254.
Just before 3am on January 24th, 1941, when Britain was preoccupied with surviving the Blitz, the body of Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll, was discovered lying on the floor of his Buick, at a road intersection some miles outside Nairobi, with a bullet in his head. A leading figure in Kenya's colonial community, the Earl had recently been appointed Military Secretary, but he was primarily a seducer of other men's wives. Sir Henry Delves Broughton, whose wife was Erroll's current conquest, had an obvious motive for the murder, but no one was ever convicted and the question of ... Read more

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About James Fox
James Fox was born in Washington DC in 1945 and educated in England. He worked as a journalist for the Sunday Times and the Observer in Africa and then in England, and has written for numerous other publications. His other books include The Langhorne Sisters and co-authorship of Life, Keith Richards' bestselling autobiography. White Mischief was made into a movie ... Read more

Reviews for White Mischief
Christie Hickman
Sunday Express
A story which is as compelling and violent as a thriller, but which also happens to be one of the most dazzling feats of reportage in recent years
Time Out
It is a measure of James Fox's remarkable achievement that in White Mischief he not only produces an impeccably researched ... Read more

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