City Of Light City Of Poison

Author: Holly Tucker
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780393239782
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Appointed to conquer the crime capital of the world, the first Paris police chief faces an epidemic of murder."

Blood Work A Tale Of Medicine And Murder In The Scientific Revolution

Author: Holly Tucker
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393080420
Size: 42.16 MB
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“Excellent. . . . Tucker’s chronicle of the world of 17th-century science in London and Paris is fascinating.”—The Economist In December 1667, maverick physician Jean Denis transfused calf’s blood into one of Paris’s most ...

Death In The City Of Light

Author: David King
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307452913
Size: 63.66 MB
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The gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occupied Paris.

Mrs Sherlock Holmes

Author: Brad Ricca
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466883650
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Mrs. Sherlock Holmes tells the true story of Grace Humiston, the lawyer, detective, and first woman U.S. District Attorney who turned her back on New York society life to become one of the nation's greatest crime-fighters during an era when ...

The Mistress Of Paris

Author: Catherine Hewitt
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848319274
Size: 62.64 MB
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Catherine Hewitt’s biography tells, for the first time ever in English, the forgotten story of a remarkable woman who, though her roots were lowly, never stopped aiming high.

The Courtesan And The Gigolo

Author: Aaron Freundschuh
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 1503600823
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Newspapers eagerly reported the lurid details, and when the police arrested Enrico Pranzini, a charismatic and handsome Egyptian migrant, the story became an international sensation.

Pregnant Fictions

Author: Holly Tucker
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814330425
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Pregnant Fictions explores the complex role of pregnancy in early-modern tale-telling and considers how stories of childbirth were used to rethink gendered "truths" at a key moment in the history of ideas.

The Affair Of The Poisons

Author: Anne Somerset
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466862807
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The Affair of the Poisons, as it became known, was an extraordinary episode that took place in France during the reign of Louis XIV.

Little Demon In The City Of Light

Author: Steven Levingston
Publisher: Anchor Books
ISBN: 0307950301
Size: 50.34 MB
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"The thrilling--and so wonderfully French--story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official by a ruthless con man and his pliant mistress, an international manhunt, a sensational trial, and an inquiry into the limits of ...