The Big Book of Pain: Torture & Punishment Through History
The Big Book of Pain offers a history of the punishments and tortures administered to offenders in all periods for which records exist. They include the peculiar punishments known as the ducking stool, the Scottish maiden, the pillory, the drunkard's cloak and the scold's bridle, and unsavoury punishments such as death by pressing, being hanged, drawn and quartered, and death by boiling.
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Review: The Big Book of Pain: Torture & Punishment Through HistoryUser Review - Cassandra Woods - Goodreads
Fantastically written with excellent explanations and categorising of devises. It really wasn't hard to read like other non-fiction books can be Read full review
Review: The Big Book of Pain: Torture & Punishment Through HistoryUser Review - Laura Mooré - Goodreads
I enjoyed reading this and it was very informative but I feel like some of the layout could have been more consistent. Read full review