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Kate Colquhoun

3.59 of 5 Votes: 4
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Mr Briggs' Hat: A Sensational Account of Britain's First Railway Murder (2011)
3.39 of 5 Votes: 6
review 1: I admire Kate Colquhoun's ability to weave the narrative around the sensational Victorian murder of a City banker. This page turner will have you sitting up late at night, as the author deftly peels the onion to reveal the elements of a great story. The era, the great railway, an...
Murder in the First-Class Carriage: The First Victorian Railway Killing (2011)
3.47 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Thoroughly deserved 5 stars for one of my best reads of this year. This book delivers exactly as promised...a 'sensational' account of the murder of Thomas Briggs, and subsequent detection, dramatic pursuit, capture, arrest, trial, sentence and execution of the murderer (wont rev...
Il cappello di Mr Briggs (2011)
3.47 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I enjoyed this book, but I didn't love it. I know I am damning it with faint praise, but something was just a bit off kilter. On the one hand it was (I assume) an accurate historical account of the investigation of Britain's first railway murder but I felt it struggled to find it...
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