Victorian Murderesses: A True History of Thirteen Respectable French and English Women Accused of Unspeakable Crimes

By: Hartman, Mary S.

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Sticker on rear wrapper. 1985 Trade Paperback. x, 318 pp. The image of Victorian womanhood -- that of respectable, middle-class mother and wife -- will be shattered far all who read Mary Hartman's fascinating and often shocking account of the lives of thirteen French and English women accused of murder. Her carefully researched and vividly dramatic investigation of why these thirteen women took such direct and desperate action gives a unique view of life behind the closed curtains of Victorian drawingroom society.

Title: Victorian Murderesses: A True History of Thirteen Respectable French and English Women Accused of Unspeakable Crimes

Author: Hartman, Mary S.

Categories: True Crime, Women's Studies, British, Biography,

Publisher: Robson Books: 1985

ISBN Number: 0860513432

ISBN Number 13: 9780860513438

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2285583

Keywords: TRUE CRIME BIOGRAPHY HISTORY WOMEN WOMENS STUDIES SOCIOLOGY VICTORIAN ENGLAND EUROPE EUROPEAN GREAT BRITAIN BRITISH,