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Exhumation of A Murder – The Life and Trial of Major Armstrong

Exhumation of A Murder – The Life and Trial of Major Armstrong

  ”The case of Major Armstrong, the celebrated Hay Poisoner, the only solicitor ever to hang, is one of those classic, old-fashioned English murders which hail from the heyday of court-room drama when, with the hangman lurking in the pine-and-panel wings and the black cap an object of horrifyingly alarming currency rather than mere...

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JACK THE RIPPER IN FACT AND FICTION

                      In the autumn of 1888 the streets of London were streets of terror. The cause – a series of mysterious and apparently motiveless murders. Respectable citizens cowered behind shuttered windows and multi-locked doors. Ironically, however, it was not the respectable who were in...

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Robin Odell

  Robin Odell was born in Hampshire in 1935. After working as a university laboratory technician and completing his National Service, he developed an interest in crime writing. His JACK THE RIPPER IN FACT AND FICTION published by Harrap (1965), is still regarded as a major contribution to the subject. In a writing career...

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Behind the Scenes & into the Magic

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Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, The Harbour, Boscastle, North Cornwall, PL35 0HD. SATURDAY, MAY, 27th, 2017. Starts 10:00 am til 4:00 pm. Booking is...

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Grimoires, Goetia, Enochiana, Solomonic Magick – David Rankine & Stephen Skinner

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For centuries, Grimoires have fascinated the public’s imagination. People often ask us about how they could learn more about this topic and what books...

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Treadwell’s Bookshop & Events

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Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street, WC1E 7BS, London, UK. Hours: 11-7pm weekdays-12-7pm Saturday and Sunday/Telephone: 020 7419 8507 Email: info@treadwells-london.com — Treadwell’s is a...

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The Atlantis Bookshop

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Located a few steps away from the British Museum, The Atlantis Bookshop is open since 1922 and is a London landmark of prestigious occult...

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Watkins Books

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Located in the heart of London’s West End theater district, off the Charring Cross Road, near Leicester Square Tube station, Watkins is the capital’s...

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