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A PASSION FOR POISON

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Published : Thursday 5 August 2021
ISBN : 9781789465631
Price : €15.99


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A PASSION FOR POISON

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05 Aug 2021

€15.99

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The chilling tale of The Teacup Poisoner, Graham Young.

'The whole story is so terrible. You will be disgusted and amazed.' - Graham Young, confessing his crimes to detectives There are few criminal cases more astonishing yet less well-known than that of Graham Young. A quintessentially British crime story, it involves two sensational trials, murders both certain and probable, a clutch of forgiving relatives, and scores of surviving victims. A Passion for Poison tells the absorbing life of master poisoner, Graham Young, who killed many tens of people in a murderous career, which began as a 13 year-old schoolboy in a North-west London suburb, with the murder of his step-mother in 1960 before culminating in four further life sentences in 1971. Best-selling true crime writer, Carol Ann Lee takes the reader on an extraordinary journey through suburban streets with which we are all familiar, but where the commonplace - dull, even - soon becomes oppressively sinister. Set against the backdrop of modern Britain, from post-war austerity to the gloom and glam of the 1970s, it sheds light on a rapidly changing society and a gruesome British true crime story.



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