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Poison Ben Hubbard

Poison von Ben Hubbard

Poison Ben Hubbard

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Poison documents the tales of the users and victims of these mysterious substances. Profiles of the most commonly used toxins of each era reveal how poisoners have harnessed these natural killers to achieve their ends.

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Poison: The History of Potions, Powders and Murderous Practitioners Ben Hubbard

As every amateur toxicologist knows, the difference between a poison and medicine is often simply the dose.

There is no weapon as insidious, as seductive or as mysterious as poison. In this terrifying account of history's silent assassin, discover the gripping tales of users, abusers and victims of these mysterious substances, from Cleopatra and Catherine de' Medici to contemporary secret service agents and terrorists.

Documenting royal scandal, political upheaval and personal tragedies, Poison details a gruesome thread that runs often undetected through human history.

Über Ben Hubbard

Ben Hubbard is a non-fiction author who has written extensively on history and science, including the recently published Bloody History of Paris, Flashpoints in 20th Century History and Plantagenets. Sophie Hannah is an internationally bestselling writer of psychological crime fiction, published in 49 languages. Since 2014, with the blessing of Agatha Christie's family and estate, Hannah has published three new Poirot novels, all Sunday Times bestsellers. In 2013, her novel The Carrier won the Crime Thriller of the Year Award at the Specsavers National Book Awards.


Introduction: Poison - a Recurring Story * Poisons of the Ancient World * Medieval and Renaissance Poisons * 17th and 18th Century Poisons * 19th Century Poisons * 20th Century Poisons * 21st Century Poisons.

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Poison: The History of Potions, Powders and Murderous Practitioners Ben Hubbard
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Welbeck Publishing Group
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