Brewer John Books
Books di Brewer John editi da Farrar Straus Giroux
A Sentimental Murder
edizioni Farrar Straus & Giroux collana Farrar Straus & Giroux (Paperback)
One April evening in 1779, Martha Ray, the pretty mistress of a famous aristocrat, was shot dead at point-blank range by a young clergyman who then attempted to take his own life. Instead he was arrested, tried and hanged. In this fascinating new book, John Brewer, a leading historian of eighteenth-century England,...