Death at the Priory: Love, Sex and Murder in Victorian England

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Atlantic, 2001 - Murder - 209 pages
In 1875, the beautiful and vivacious widow Florence Ricardo wedded Charles Bravo, a daring barrister. The marriage seemed a happy one, although society gossips whispered that Bravo had married Florence for her fortune. Yet behind this charming public persona, Charles Bravo was a brutal and vindictive man, who dismissed Florence's steadfast companion Mrs Cox, and who regularly subjected his wife to violent abuse.

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Death at the Priory by James Ruddick - good What an interesting true story. Reminiscent of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher in that it reviews a Victorian Murder that no one was convicted for and tries to ... Read full review

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This is a non-fiction book in two parts: in the first half, the author tells what’s known about a murder that took place in 1875 England. In the second, he goes through the evidence and interviews ... Read full review

Contents

PART I
4
Games of Consequence
32
The Mistress of the House
42
Copyright

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