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

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

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
18
4 stars
32
3 stars
19
2 stars
13
1 star
1

LibraryThing Review

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

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - DarleneCypser - LibraryThing

If you are only interested in a crime fiction novel or a novelized "true crime" book that claims to have all the answers, go elsewhere. The difference with true crime is that we can't jump inside the ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (2009)

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

Bibliographic information