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Description - The Common Hangman by James Bland

In this book, the author of 'True Crime Diary' and other popular crime book presents a vivid and shocking study of men entrusted with the ghastly duty of carrying out public executions. Individual hangmen whose careers are explored in this gruesome history include: Gregory Brandon, John Ketch, John Price, John Thrift and William Curry. Despite its many horrors, this book offers a fascinating gallery of outlandish figures, full of authentic details from contemporary sources of information. No serious student of crime will want to miss it; no connoisseur of the macabre will want to part with it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781874113096
ISBN-10: 1874113092
Format: Paperback
(165mm x 235mm x 12mm)
Pages: 202
Imprint: Zardoz Books
Publisher: Zardoz Books
Publish Date: 13-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Bland

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