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Women Who Kill Sarah Tanat-Jones

Women Who Kill By Sarah Tanat-Jones

Women Who Kill by Sarah Tanat-Jones

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The dark and compelling stories of 21 female murderers throughout history, brought to life in striking monochrome illustrations.

Women Who Kill Summary

Women Who Kill by Sarah Tanat-Jones

There is nothing more shocking or fascinating than the story of a homicidal woman. We are told that violence is a man's domain - that a woman is pre-programmed to nurture and protect. Women who break this taboo are hated and reviled; demonised in the press and imprinted upon our collective psyches. This book profiles 21 female murderers throughout history - from powerful female warriors such as Boudicca and Agrippina to the revenge killings of Ruth Ellis and Phoolan Devi to the outright psychotic butcherings of Mona Fandey and Juana Barraza. Beautiful and evocative illustrations by Sarah Tanat-Jones make their stories even more compelling.

Women Who Kill Reviews

I really enjoyed reading Women Who Kill--and because this is an illustration focused blog, after all--loved the accompanying illustrations. Created in a limited color palette, they capture the essence of the women's crimes. This is a great book if you're a true crime fan or know someone who is.--BrownPaperBag

Sarah Tanat-Jones' art has a sketchy, airy immediacy to its pages, revealing a keen and sharpened eye to design that has the colours floating and stabbing in washed out red, grey/blue and white. They have an iconic edge that tells the story really well as you turn from story to story.--DowntheTubes

It's a hardback book with a cover that nods at the direct graphic approach used by the great Sue Coe. The end papers are unusual as they cover three pages instead of two, each depicting the tools of killing against a red background - there will be blood! The illustrations are seductive and the women featured seem elevated by virtue of their destructive force--TheAOI

About Sarah Tanat-Jones

Sarah Tanat Jones is an Edinburgh-based illustrator working primarily in brush and ink. Her distinctive illustrations have been featured in The Guardian, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, on Asos and elsewhere. She was the winner of the D&AD New Blood Award 2014.

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Women Who Kill by Sarah Tanat-Jones
Used - Very Good
Cicada Books Limited
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Women Who Kill