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Download PDF by Sophie Jackson: Death by Chocolate: The Serial Poisoning of Victorian

By Sophie Jackson

ISBN-10: 1781551049

ISBN-13: 9781781551042

Brighton within the 1870s is a well-liked vacationer vacation spot, but if little Sidney Barker dies mysteriously from Strychnine-poisoned sweets town is thrown into panic. may well it were an twist of fate or is a person out to hurt Brighton? while extra teenagers commence being poisoned by way of packets of goodies they locate mendacity in regards to the city and unusual parcels of arsenic-laced truffles are despatched to renowned Brighton citizens the police step up the quest for a serial poisoner. who's decided to take revenge in town? Brighton policeman, Inspector Gibbs, unearths himself at the hardest case he has ever confronted with what firstly seems to be a motiveless crime, yet as he delves into the lives of the sufferers he realises there's chilly calculation in the back of the poisonings. His hunt takes him into the darkish aspect of middle-class poverty, family members madness, and the Victorian obsession with intercourse and scandal.

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