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Murder at Wrotham Hill takes the killing in October 1946 of Dagmar Petrzywalski as the catalyst for a compelling and unique meditation on murder and fate. Dagmar, a gentle, eccentric spinster, was the embodiment of Austerity Britain's prudence and thrift. Her murderer Harold Hagger's litany of petty crimes, abandoned wives, sloughed-off identities and desertion was its opposite. Featuring England's first celebrity policeman, Fabian of the Yard, the celebrated forensic scientist, Keith Simpson, and history's most famous and dedicated hangman, Albert Pierrepoint, this is a gripping and deeply moving book.

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Diana Souhami is the author of Coconut Chaos, Selkirk's Island (winner of the Whitbread Biography award), The Trials of Radclyffe Hall (shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for Biography and winner of the US Lambda Literary Award), the bestselling Mrs Keppel and Her Daughter (also winner of the Lambda Literary Award and a New York Times 'Notable Book of the Year'). She lives in London and Devon.

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Book Description Quercus. 1 Paperback(s), 2012. soft. Book Condition: New. Two strikingly different people eke out lives on the margins of a society shattered by World War II, in this true-crime account by the Whitbread Award–winning author of Selkirk's Island and the Lambda Literary Award winners The Trials of Radclyffe Hall and Mrs Keppel and Her Daughter. Dagmar Petrzywalksi is a gentle, eccentric spinster who has saved her pennies and lives alone in a hut. Harold Hagger is a small-time crook, a man of shabby impulses and bad lies. Diana Souhami takes their chance meeting on a lonely autumn morning as the starting point for a haunting and tragic tale."A brilliantly formulated and well-written account of a tawdry murder that shines a bright light on postwar austerity England."—London Review of Books 325. Bookseller Inventory # 51175

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