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Brewer's Rogues, Villains and Eccentrics

Brewer's Rogues, Villains and Eccentrics

by William Donaldson, Williamson Donaldson
     
 

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Presenting the Hall of Shame! Both entertaining and indiscreet, this dictionary of callous cads introduces a host of wildly colorful characters. Here are assassins and arsonists, hangmen and horse thieves, hell-raisers and highwaymen, not to mention an array of poisoners, quacks, and forgers. Meet Ronald Biggs, one of the participants of the Great Train Robby, and

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Presenting the Hall of Shame! Both entertaining and indiscreet, this dictionary of callous cads introduces a host of wildly colorful characters. Here are assassins and arsonists, hangmen and horse thieves, hell-raisers and highwaymen, not to mention an array of poisoners, quacks, and forgers. Meet Ronald Biggs, one of the participants of the Great Train Robby, and Julie Amiri, a thief who found being detained by policemen...very exciting. There's enough degradation, depravity, and dottiness to delight anyone. A Selection of the Readers Subscription Book Club.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304357284
Publisher:
Cassell P L C
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
662
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.60(d)

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