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Murder and Morality in Victorian Britain: The story of Madeleine Smith

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Madeleine_Smith_academic_bookMurder and Morality in Victorian Britain: The story of Madeleine Smith

by Eleanor Gordon and Gwyneth Nair

Product Details:

Paperback: 204 pages (2009)

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719080692

£16.14

The story of Madeleine Smith, the young middle class Rhu girl tried for murdering her lover, provides a fascinating insight into the life of the Glasgow bourgeoisie in the 1850s.

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