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The Resource Pretty Jane and the viper of Kidbrooke Lane : a true story of Victorian law and disorder, Paul Thomas Murphy

Pretty Jane and the viper of Kidbrooke Lane : a true story of Victorian law and disorder, Paul Thomas Murphy

Label
Pretty Jane and the viper of Kidbrooke Lane : a true story of Victorian law and disorder
Title
Pretty Jane and the viper of Kidbrooke Lane
Title remainder
a true story of Victorian law and disorder
Statement of responsibility
Paul Thomas Murphy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A vivid and violent investigation into the first unsolved murder case of the Victorian Era which involved a pregnant maid in the house of the renowned Pook family
  • April 26th, 1871. In one of London's remotest beats a brutalized young woman is found kneeling in the muddy road, her face smashed and battered. The woman muttered "let me die," slipped into a coma, and died five days later. She was Jane Maria Clouson, sixteen-year-old servant to the Pooks, a respectable Greenwich family. Hours after her death her master's son, Edmund, was arrested for her murder. Murphy creates a gripping narrative of the police procedural and the ensuing legal drama, with its many twists and turns, from the discovery of the body until the final judgment-- and applies contemporary forensic methods to this Victorian cold case
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murphy, Paul Thomas
Dewey number
364.1/523/0942109034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6535.G6
LC item number
L675 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Murder victims
  • Pook family
  • London (England)
  • Pook family
  • Murder
  • Murder victims
  • Police
  • England
Label
Pretty Jane and the viper of Kidbrooke Lane : a true story of Victorian law and disorder, Paul Thomas Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographic notes and index (pages 223-270)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Let me die -- Jane -- Tittle-tattle -- Social confusion and moral corruption -- Tally-ho -- Rough music -- Viper of Kidbrooke Lane
Control code
ocn911364614
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
xii, 270 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605989822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)911364614
  • (Sirsi) a1923336
Label
Pretty Jane and the viper of Kidbrooke Lane : a true story of Victorian law and disorder, Paul Thomas Murphy
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographic notes and index (pages 223-270)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Let me die -- Jane -- Tittle-tattle -- Social confusion and moral corruption -- Tally-ho -- Rough music -- Viper of Kidbrooke Lane
Control code
ocn911364614
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
xii, 270 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605989822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)911364614
  • (Sirsi) a1923336

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