The Art of the English Murder by Lucy Worsley

The Art of the English Murder

Lucy Worsley

312 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

nonfiction history mystery true crime informative slow-paced


Murder -- a dark, shameful deed, the last resort of the desperate or a vile tool of the greedy. And a very strange, very English obsession. But where did this fixation develop? And what does it tell us about ourselves?In The Art of the English Mur...

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reflective 20%
mysterious 16%
adventurous 6%
lighthearted 6%
challenging 2%
funny 2%
relaxing 2%
tense 2%


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slow 20%
fast 15%

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