The Encyclopaedia of Executions ePUB å The

The Encyclopaedia of Executions ePUB å The


12 thoughts on “The Encyclopaedia of Executions

  1. Meaghan Meaghan says:

    This was an ambitious project the book covers every execution in Great Britain from 1900 until the death penalty was abolished in 1964 Most of the entries were no longer than a page and I don't think any ran past four pages It's the kind of book that you ought to keep on your bedside table or toilet tank for years taking dips as you feel like it but as it was a library book I had to read it straight throughI was surprised at how ordinary the murders were For the most part it was just the usual assortment of jealous lovers drunken husbands robbery murders and rape murders The book actually starts to get boring when you read too many stories straight through because they're almost all the same The lack of a name index was a major flaw I feel although the executions were indexed by the prison they took place inA good book for death penalty buffs and British history buffs but not to be read too much at onceI used this book as one of my sources for several of my guest entries on the death penalty blog Executed Today including the ones for George Joseph Smith the so called Brides in the Bath murderer Louisa Masset the first person executed in Britain in the 1900s and Wasyl Gnypiuk who allegedly murdered a woman in his sleep


  2. Ruth Ruth says:

    c2002 Ghoulish and so ordinary in many ways Definitely proof that most murders are committed by a family member and how alcohol played a major part I was a little surprised at the number of people executed for spying and treason Another glaring fact is that there seems to be a lot murders in the north of England than in the South Recommended for those true crime fans in the normal crew Found guilty Martinez became the last American to be executed at Shepton Malllet and the last man hanged for rape in the United Kingdom


  3. Jacqueline Carthew Jacqueline Carthew says:

    I borrowed this from a friend because it looked uite interesting and it didn't let me down Obviously a lot of work and data collection was done to compile the details which were presented in a concise and informative way making it easy to read despite the grisly subject matter Very thought provoking


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The Encyclopaedia of Executions ❮Download❯ ➹ The Encyclopaedia of Executions ➾ Author John J. Eddleston – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk This encyclopaedia is the definitive work on executions that took place in Britain in the 20th century The hard facts of each case cover the criminals the victims the trials and of course the executio This encyclopaedia is the definitive work on executions that took place in Britain in the th century The hard facts of each case cover the criminals the victims the trials and of course the executions themselves Each case is covered in amazing detail and brought to life by the vivid descriptions of the circumstances the motives and sometimes the remorse John J Eddleston has spent years researching and producing detailed gripping and authoritative accounts of the executions This is an essential reference book for true crime fans criminologists and those with The Encyclopaedia PDF/EPUB ² a passion for historical fact.

  • Hardcover
  • 960 pages
  • The Encyclopaedia of Executions
  • John J. Eddleston
  • English
  • 02 May 2015
  • 9781903402238

About the Author: John J. Eddleston

John J Eddleston is an authority on British criminal history and a prolific writer on the subject.


12 thoughts on “The Encyclopaedia of Executions

  1. Meaghan Meaghan says:

    This was an ambitious project the book covers every execution in Great Britain from 1900 until the death penalty was abolished in 1964 Most of the entries were no longer than a page and I don't think any ran past four pages It's the kind of book that you ought to keep on your bedside table or toilet tank for years taking dips as you feel like it but as it was a library book I had to read it straight throughI was surprised at how ordinary the murders were For the most part it was just the usual assortment of jealous lovers drunken husbands robbery murders and rape murders The book actually starts to get boring when you read too many stories straight through because they're almost all the same The lack of a name index was a major flaw I feel although the executions were indexed by the prison they took place inA good book for death penalty buffs and British history buffs but not to be read too much at onceI used this book as one of my sources for several of my guest entries on the death penalty blog Executed Today including the ones for George Joseph Smith the so called Brides in the Bath murderer Louisa Masset the first person executed in Britain in the 1900s and Wasyl Gnypiuk who allegedly murdered a woman in his sleep

  2. Ruth Ruth says:

    c2002 Ghoulish and so ordinary in many ways Definitely proof that most murders are committed by a family member and how alcohol played a major part I was a little surprised at the number of people executed for spying and treason Another glaring fact is that there seems to be a lot murders in the north of England than in the South Recommended for those true crime fans in the normal crew Found guilty Martinez became the last American to be executed at Shepton Malllet and the last man hanged for rape in the United Kingdom

  3. Jacqueline Carthew Jacqueline Carthew says:

    I borrowed this from a friend because it looked uite interesting and it didn't let me down Obviously a lot of work and data collection was done to compile the details which were presented in a concise and informative way making it easy to read despite the grisly subject matter Very thought provoking

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