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The Resource Little Demon in the City of Light

Little Demon in the City of Light

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Little Demon in the City of Light
Title
Little Demon in the City of Light
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Summary
"The thrilling--and so wonderfully French--story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official by a ruthless con man and his pliant mistress, an international manhunt, a sensational trial, and an inquiry into the limits of hypnotic power. In France at the end of the nineteenth century a great debate raged over the question of whether someone could be hypnotically compelled to commit a crime in violation of his or her moral convictions. When Alexandre-Toussaint Gouffe entered a Parisianbuilding at 3 rue Tronson Ducoudray for what he thought would be a delightful assignation with the comely young Gabrielle Bompard, only to be murdered--hanged!--by her and her ruthless companion Michel Eyraud, stuffed in a trunk, and dumped on a riverbank near Lyon, that question became the burning center of an inquiry into the guilt or innocence of a woman the French tabloids dubbed "The Little Demon.""--
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Levingston, Steven
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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HISTORY/Europe/France, PSYCHOLOGY/Hypnotism, TRUE CRIME/Murder/General
Label
Little Demon in the City of Light
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Publication
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BAKER_TAYLOR:0013786837
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780385536042
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Little Demon in the City of Light
Publication
Control code
BAKER_TAYLOR:0013786837
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780385536042
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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