Did She Kill Him?: A Victorian Tale of Deception, Adultery, and Arsenic (Paperback)

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Florence's fate was fiercely debated in the courtroom, on the front pages of the newspapers and in parlours and backyards across the country. Did she poison her husband? Was her previous in-fidelity proof of murderous intentions? Was James' own habit of self-medicating to blame for his de-mise? Historian Kate Colquhoun recounts an utterly absorbing tale of addiction, deception and adultery that keeps you asking to the very last page, "Did she kill him?

About the Author


KATE COLQUHOUN is the author of "Murder in the First-Class Carriage." Her previous works have been nominated for the Duff Cooper Prize, the Samuel Johnson Prize and the CWA Gold Dagger Award. She writes regularly for numerous publications, including the "Daily Telegraph "and "The Guardian." She lives in London.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781468311198
ISBN-10: 1468311190
Publisher: Overlook Press
Publication Date: August 11th, 2015
Pages: 432
Language: English