The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders 1811
In 1811 John Williams was buried with a stake through his heart. Was he the notorious East End killer or the eighth victim in the Ratcliffe Highway Murders? Drawing on contemporary records and newspaper cuttings, the authors reconstruct the events.
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Review: The Maul And The Pear TreeUser Review - Melet - Goodreads
An interesting choice for Ms. James- the case is convoluted and without a satisfying ending. Too much detail in several places- I got bogged down in the text on every other page. Excellent picture of ... Read full review
Review: The Maul And The Pear TreeUser Review - Debra Morris - Goodreads
An interesting overview of how many problems the police system faced in its early days. I just found the book somewhat dry. It was also hard to keep track of all the people involved. Read full review