The maul and the pear tree

the Ratcliffe highway murders, 1811
  • 263 Pages
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Faber and Faber , London
Serial murders -- England -- London., Murder -- Investigation -- England -- Lo
StatementP.D. James and T.A. Critchley.
ContributionsCritchley, T. A. 1919-
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21294262M
ISBN 100571202829

The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders, Paperback – May 1, by P. James (Author)Cited by: 3.

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The Maul and the Pear Tree is about two horrific crimes in two houses invaded, the inhabitants beaten to death with a maul or a ripping chisel, and then their throats cut, and all for no apparent reason (one of the victims was a three-month-old baby, so it's hard to imagine a pressing motive)/5.

The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders, is a true crime book by British historian T. Critchley and mystery writer P. James Adam Dalgliesh series: Cover Her Face, A Mind. The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders, P. James, Author, T. Critchley, Author, T.

Athomas Alan Critchley, Photographer Mysterious Press $ (p) ISBN A fan of P.D. James' mysteries, I was pleasantly surprised to discover this true crime book she had written with the historian T.A. Critchley. "The Maul and the Pear Tree" tells the tale of some sinister and disturbing murders that horrified and shocked the London docks in Cited by: 3.

The maul and the pear tree the Ratcliffe Highway murders by P. James. 4 Want to read; Published by Mysterious Press in New York. Written in EnglishFormat: Ebook/DAISY3. The Maul and the Pear Tree is James’s only work of true crime.

It uses forensics and forgotten documents to create a vivid image of early- nineteenth century London and a gripping reconstruction of the Ratcliffe Highway Murders.

In The Maul and the Pear Tree detective novelist P.D. James and police historian T.A. Critchley revisit these murders, describing the discoveries of the crimes, the public response and the frantic but ineffectual hue and cry, and the death in prison of suspect John Williams, who was then buried at a crossroads with a stake through his heart.

In a final chapter they reinterpret the evidence, attempting. Nov 21,  · The Maul and the Pear Tree, By PD James and TA Critchley. A maul is a kind of mallet, which was used to club a family to death (baby included) in London's East End in December The country was plunged into a frenzy of fear.

Twelve nights later, an elderly couple and their maid were found bludgeoned to death. Aug 18,  · Book Description. The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders is P. James's only work of true crime: a historical mystery every bit as gripping as her bestselling novels.

About the Author. James () was born in Oxford and educated at /5(42). Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since The Maul and the Pear Tree - P.D. James and T.A.

Critchley - - Allen & Unwin - Australia. The Maul And The Pear Tree By P. James Product ID: Category: Books Description: Her only work of true crime, this novel uses forensics, unpublished sources and forgotten documents to create a vivid image of early-nineteenth century London and a gripping reconstruction of the Ratcliffe Highway Murders.

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Mar 19,  · So begins “The Maul and the Pear Tree” by P.D. James and T.A. Critchley, a thorough account and re-thinking of the notorious Ratcliffe Highway Murders, committed in London’s East End in December, The slayings are well-known to Britons, particularly Londoners, although less.

When it was learned that the maul (a ship carpenter's mallet) used in the Marr murders came from a tool chest stored at the Pear Tree, Williams became the prime suspect. While the authorities were assembling more (and mostly unconvincing) circumstantial evidence, Williams hanged himself in his solitary cell.

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