The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher, Or, The Murder at Road Hill House

Front Cover
Bloomsbury, 2009 - Detectives - 372 pages
2 Reviews
A special edition of the prize-winning, bestselling story of a famous Victorian murder case - and the notorious detective who solved it.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

A great history lesson

User Review  - John K. - Borders

This is the perfect kind of non-fiction. It reads like a crime novel, but is full of well researched facts. Summerscale does a fantastic job of explain the context of the murder in both a historical ... Read full review

An enthralling look at a Victorian murder

User Review  - Chris Y., Asst Buyer - Borders

Inspector Jonathan Whicher of Scotland Yard was, at one time, one of the most fascinating men in England. One of the founders of Scotland Yard, he quickly became the most recognizable of their ... Read full review

Contents

THE DETECTIVE
41
To Look at a Star by Glances
133
What Games Goes On
147
Copyright

14 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Kate Summerscale was born in 1965. She is the author of the bestselling

Bibliographic information