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

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Atlantic, 2001 - Murder - 192 pages
In 1875, following the blissful wedding of Florence Ricardo and Charles Bravo, their relationship took a downturn as Bravo revealed his brutal side, subjecting his new wife to violent abuse. Then, four months later, he died of poisoning and this book covers the murder case and its suspects.

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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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User Review  - lauriebrown54 - LibraryThing

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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