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

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Bloomsbury, 2009 - History - 372 pages
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The dramatic story of the real-life murder that inspired the birth of modern detective fiction.

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

Four-year-old Saville Kent is murdered in his own home. Although originally placed in the hands of local police, the matter is turned over to Jack Whicher who almost immediately suspects daughter ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bruce_McNair - LibraryThing

This book tells the true story of the murder of the four-year old son of a middle-class man in a country house outside the village of Road, Wiltshire in 1860 and its subsequent investigation. Mr ... Read full review

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

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