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29%OFFSophie Jackson - Death by Chocolate: The Serial Poisoning of Victorian Brighton - 9781781551042 - V9781781551042
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Death by Chocolate: The Serial Poisoning of Victorian Brighton

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Description for Death by Chocolate: The Serial Poisoning of Victorian Brighton Hardcover. When a little boy dies from Strychnine-poisoned chocolates, Brighton is thrown into panic. When more children start being poisoned by sweets they find lying about the town and strange parcels of arsenic-laced cakes are sent to prominent residents the police step up the search for the poisoner. Who is it that is set upon his revenge on the town? Num Pages: 208 pages, 30 black and white photographs and engravings. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; 3JH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 160 x 21. Weight in Grams: 482.
Brighton in the 1870s is a popular tourist destination, but when little Sidney Barker dies mysteriously from Strychnine-poisoned chocolates the town is thrown into panic. Could it have been an accident or is someone out to harm Brighton? When more children start being poisoned by packets of sweets they find lying about the town and strange parcels of arsenic-laced cakes are sent to prominent Brighton residents the police step up the search for a serial poisoner. Who is determined to take revenge on the town? Brighton policeman, Inspector Gibbs, finds himself on the toughest case he has ever faced with ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Fonthill Media Ltd
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
Toadsmoor Road, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781781551042
SKU
V9781781551042
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Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-50

About Sophie Jackson
Sophie Jackson has worked as a freelance journalist and historian since 2003 with her articles published in numerous magazines in the UK and US, particularly Medieval History Magazine and Family History Monthly. Between 2007 and 2009 she was the editor for The History Magazine before returning fulltime to freelance work. She specialises in social history and has written several books ... Read more

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