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Crime and True Crime books are very popular and should carry a warning as they are true stories of horrific inhumanity and cruelty. Truth is often stranger than fiction.

 


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JACK THE RIPPER: The Whitechapel Murderer
TERRY LYNCH    Book Number: 58185
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

Horrific, horrendous, unspeakable, The Whitechapel Murderer, Jack the Ripper, stalked the streets of East London in 1888, slaughtering prostitutes and bewildering the police who were hunting him. ...
JOSEPH ANTON: A Memoir
SALMAN RUSHDIE    Book Number: 75221
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

This compelling volume is the true story of what actually happened to the author on 14th February 1989 and during the terrifying years that followed. Out of the blue, Salman Rushdie was telephoned...

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ENEMIES OF THE STATE: The Cato Street Conspiracy
M. J. TROW    Book Number: 75299
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

In a fascinating insight into the justice system of Georgian England, the twists and turns of a complicated plot, and the characters of the Cato Street conspirators who were not afraid to resort to...

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POPE'S JEWS: The Vatican's Secret Plan
GORDON THOMAS    Book Number: 75725
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

Pope Pius XII has been repeatedly criticised for not doing his utmost to help the Jews who perished in the Holocaust. This readable book argues that he made serious efforts to save as many a possi...

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GREAT PEARL HEIST
MOLLY CALDWELL CROSBY    Book Number: 75790
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

This brilliantly researched true story opens in 1909 as "Blonde Alice Smith" waits in a getaway car in Piccadilly Circus. A fabulously wealthy jeweller will be handing over gems worth a fortune in...
A GRIM ALMANAC OF ESSEX
NEIL R. STOREY    Book Number: 75792
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

Essex may seem to readers to be a pretty, quiet, respectable and unremarkable sort of place - that is, until they read this book, when those who have the stomach for it will very soon change their ...

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MURDER AND MAYHEM IN NORTH LONDON
GEOFFREY HOWSE    Book Number: 75816
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

Although it is definitely not for the faint-hearted, this sometimes gruesome book is sure to capture the interest of all those who are interested in social and criminal history. This shocking repo...

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GREATEST TRAITOR: The Secret Lives of Agent George Blake
ROGER HERMISTON    Book Number: 75981
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

Drawing on hitherto unpublished records from his trial, new revelations about his dramatic jailbreak from Wormwood Scrubs and original interviews with former spies, friends and the man himself, thi...

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CAPITAL PUNISHMENT IN BRITAIN
RICHARD CLARK    Book Number: 75889
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

Capital punishment was once a highly popular form of entertainment for the masses, and the population loved watching a human being choking to death while kicking at the end of a rope. It served as...

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RIPPEROLOGY: A Study of the World's First Serial Killer
ROBIN ODELL    Book Number: 75895
Published price: £20.50
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

In the Foreword to this book about the gruesome murders committed in 1888 in the Whitechapel and Spitalfields area, Don Rumbelow points out that as a serial killer the Ripper is in the small-time l...

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