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Crime's Strangest Cases Peter Seddon

Crime's Strangest Cases By Peter Seddon

Crime's Strangest Cases by Peter Seddon


£94.79
Condition - Very Good
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SeriesStrangest

Summary

A quirky collection of true stories from the stranger side of the legal system, including a dead parrot in a courtroom, a mummified murder victim and a strange case of cannibalism.

Crime's Strangest Cases Summary

Crime's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary But True Tales from over Five Centuries of Legal History by Peter Seddon

Author Peter Seddon gives life to over five centuries of bizarre, macabre and sometimes hilarious criminal cases. You'll be gripped by tales of murder, intrigue, crime, punishment and the pursuit of justice. Despite how unbelievable the stories banged up inside these pages may seem, Crime's Strangest Cases promises to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth about the most ludicrous criminal cases in legal history. Full of riotous and entertaining stories, this book is perfect for anyone who is doing time on a long stretch. Just don't try to steal it, or you may end up inside! Inside you'll encounter:

  • The only dead parrot ever to give evidence in a court of law
  • One of the most indigestible dilemmas - if you'd been shipwrecked 2,000 miles from home, would you have eaten Parker the cabin boy?
  • The doctor with the worst bedside manner of all time
  • The murderess who collected money from her mummified victim for 21 years

About Peter Seddon

Peter Seddon is a well-known and highly experienced author, responsible for numerous titles including three books in the successful Strangest... series. Other publications include Football Talk, A Football Companion and The Little Book of Derby County, as well as a comprehensive biography of Derby County legend Steve Bloomer (Peter is a lifelong Rams fan).

Additional information

GOR006417759
9781907554629
1907554629
Crime's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary But True Tales from over Five Centuries of Legal History by Peter Seddon
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pavilion Books
2012-06-07
176
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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

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