Brewer's Rogues, Villains And Eccentrics. An A-z Of Roguish Britons Through The Ages

Donaldson William

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Cassell
Publisher Place: Uk
Publisher Year: 2002
Edition: First Edition

Description: 662 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Presenting the Hall of Shame! Both entertaining and indiscreet, this dictionary of callous cads introduces a host of wildly colorful characters. Here are assassins and arsonists, hangmen and horse thieves, hell-raisers and highwaymen, not to mention an array of poisoners, quacks, and forgers. Meet Ronald Biggs, one of the participants of the Great Train Robby, and Julie Amiri, a thief who found being detained by policemen...very exciting. Theres enough degradation, depravity, and dottiness to delight anyone. A Selection of the Readers Subscription Book Club .

ISBN: 0304357286


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