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  • Title: Unsolved London Murders: The 1920s and 1930s
  • Author: Jonathan Oates
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 142
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  • Unsolved crimes have a special fascination, none so than unsolved murders The shock of the crime itself and the mystery surrounding it, the fear generated by the awareness a killer on the loose, the insight the cases give into outdated police methods, and the chance to speculate about the identity of the killer after so many years have passed all these aspects of uUnsolved crimes have a special fascination, none so than unsolved murders The shock of the crime itself and the mystery surrounding it, the fear generated by the awareness a killer on the loose, the insight the cases give into outdated police methods, and the chance to speculate about the identity of the killer after so many years have passed all these aspects of unsolved murder cases make them compelling reading In this companion volume to his best selling Unsolved Murders of Victorian and Edwardian London, Jonathan Oates has selected over 20 haunting, sometimes shocking cases from the period between the two world wars Included are the shooting of PC James Kelly in Gunnersbury, violent deaths associated with Fenian Conspiracies, the stabbing of the French acrobat Martial Lechevalier in Piccadilly, the strychnine poisoning of egg seller Kusel Behr, the killing by arsenic of three members of a Croydon family, and, perhaps most gruesome of all, the case of the unidentified body parts found at Waterloo Station Jonathan Oates describes each of these crimes in precise, forensic detail His case studies shed light on the lives of the victims and summon up the ruthless, sometimes lethal character of London itself.

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    One thought on “Unsolved London Murders: The 1920s and 1930s”

    1. Hung in for 1/3 of book and then had to bail out. Not all that interesting - asked for refund which they kindly gave me.

    2. I picked this book up in a used bookshop when we were in Britain. I thought it looked interesting and occasionally I'm interested in reading a true crime book. I had never heard about any of these murders and some of the stories behind them were intriguing. I think I would have gotten more out of it if I had known about a few of the murders before hand, since I felt I didn't get enough information from the book. It was still an enjoyable read and a starting off point on some of the crimes that r [...]

    3. It was what the title said. However, I would have liked more information not immediately linked with the murders but relevant, such as the development of police investigation, the use of forensics (which likely changed over time) and more about the social situation relevant for each murder. There's quite a lot of info, but a little analysis and context would have made it a much more interesting read.

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