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Murder with a Double Tongue: Enigma of Clarissa Manson

By: Shankland, Peter; Havers, Sir Michael

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Distribution Services: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73600585

ISBN: 0718300262

Condition: Very Good


0718300262 295 pages including index and some black and white illustrations. "Some of the proceedings described in the following pages seem unjust to us, but we have to remember that these trials took place about 160 years ago. Many important reforms have been introduced both in England and France which have gone far to establish and safeguard the rights of the accused. One aspect has not changed; a criminal trial in France is more dramatic, more akin to the theatre, than in England, both in its setting and in the display of emotion." - from Foreward. Several cup rings upon back bo... View more info