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Murderess

a study of the women executed in Britain since 1843.

by Wilson, Patrick

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Published by Joseph in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Women murderers -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 317-318.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6535.G4 W5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination318 p.
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5031000M
      ISBN 100718108590
      LC Control Number73884611
      OCLC/WorldCa247123

      The Murderess is considered to be Papadiamantis's masterpiece, which was written in and recently translated and published by New York Review Books Classics. Jannis Frankissa, known as Old Hadoula, is a widowed midwife who is known and respected for her healing remedies throughout Skiathos/5(6).


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