Posts Tagged ‘ Robin Odell ’

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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The Jack The Ripper Crime Conference 2017 – Liverpool

THE JACK THE RIPPER CRIME CONFERENCE 2017 FRIDAY 22nd, SATURDAY 23rd, SUNDAY 24th, SEPTEMBER 2017. – MARRIOTT HOTEL LIVERPOOL – 1 QUEEN SQUARE, LIVERPOOL...

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Altered States in Magic – Full Day workshop with Julian Vayne at Treadwell’s

SATURDAY, 7th, OCTOBER, 2017. Price: £75 (£40 deposit, balance due on the day). Time: 10.45 arrival for 11 am start. Ends 5.30 pm. Register...

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Treadwell’s Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour

SATURDAY, 26th AUGUST, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour Guided Walk – Christina Oakley Harrington £15 Time: Meet 12.50...

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Museum of Witchcraft and Magic – Guided Walks with Folklorist Steve Patterson

GUIDED WALKS AROUND BOSCASTLE WITH FOLKLORIST STEVE PATTERSON Walks start outside the Museum, on Wednesdays, from July to September, at 2 p.m. Summer is...

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

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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