Crime's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary But True Stories from Over Five Centuries of Legal History

This text gives life to over 5 centuries of bizarre, macabre and sometimes hilarious criminal cases, including the only dead parrot ever to give evidence in a court of law and the murderess who collected money from her mummified victim for 21 years.
Crime s Strangest Cases Extraordinary But True Stories from Over Five Centuries of Legal History This text gives life to over centuries of bizarre macabre and sometimes hilarious criminal cases including the only dead parrot ever to give evidence in a court of law and the murderess who collec

  • Title: Crime's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary But True Stories from Over Five Centuries of Legal History
  • Author: Peter Seddon
  • ISBN: 9781322528014
  • Page: 159
  • Format: ebook
  • 1 thought on “Crime's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary But True Stories from Over Five Centuries of Legal History”

    1. I really enjoyed this book, which talks about the strange and unusual cases of crime from around the world historically. There is a focus on the UK and there is a good mix of very old crime stories and modern ones. There are courtroom gaffes, execution blunders, odd crimes, ridiculous cases and shocking ones.Throughout, Seddon uses a dose of humour, though he sometimes lays the puns on too thick! He is clearly knowledgeable.The book could do with slight updates -local case of Thoburn vs City of [...]

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