By Mark Isaacs
Among the various surprising - and revealing - circumstances the writer describes are the homicide of a Welsh Protestant via an Irish Catholic that provoked rioting; the double lifetime of a good widow poisoned with arsenic; the exploits of a 'Jack the Ripper' killer in Cardiff's again streets; the throat-slashing revenge of the Cardiff Race music Gang; the still-mysterious wartime homicide of Alice Pittman; the case of the Somalian sailor arrested for the brutal slaying of an aged shopkeeper; the dying of Granville Jenkins who used to be minimize to ribbons by way of a machete, and the unintended or planned electrocution of Mrs Darling.
Mark Isaacs' chronicle of Cardiff's hidden prior - the heritage town would like to omit - should be compelling examining for a person who's drawn to the darkish aspect of human nature.
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