The Victorian Fear of Poison Murder

The Victorian Fear of Poison Murder

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 21st Nov 2019

 £12

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In the nineteenth century the prospect of being poisoned was a very real fear, and the poisoner has frequently been denounced as the worst kind of criminal.

Linda Stratmann is a former chemist’s dispenser, and author of thirteen non-fiction books mainly about true crime, but also including a history of chloroform, a study of the Illustrated Police News and an acclaimed biography of the Marquess of Queensberry. The Secret Poisoner chronicles the efforts of science and the law to tackle poison murder in the nineteenth century.

Her fiction series the Frances Doughty mysteries, is set in 1880s Bayswater and features a determined young female sleuth. Her Mina Scarletti fiction series is set in 1870s Brighton featuring a writer of ghost stories who exposes the activities of fraudulent spirit mediums.


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This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 21st Nov 2019

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2019-11-21 2019-11-21 Europe/London The Victorian Fear of Poison Murder In the nineteenth century the prospect of being poisoned was a very real fear, and the poisoner has frequently been denounced as the worst kind of criminal. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/11/21/the-victorian-fear-of-poison-murder-213070 The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret,9a Saint Thomas Street,London,London

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The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret,

9a Saint Thomas Street,
London,
London,
UK
SE1 9RY

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