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The Maul and the Pear Tree

P. D. James

The Maul and the Pear Tree

The Ratcliffe Highway Murders, 1811 (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)

by P. D. James

  • 186 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by MacMillan Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - Historical,
  • Large type books,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Serial murders,
  • Large Print,
  • Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural,
  • London,
  • England,
  • Case studies,
  • Homicide investigation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9862318M
    ISBN 100816142769
    ISBN 109780816142767
    OCLC/WorldCa16276113

    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. The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders, is a true crime book by British historian T. A. Critchley and mystery writer P. D. James about the Ratcliff Highway murders, published in .

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The maul and the pear tree by P. D. James, , Mysterious Press edition, - 1st Mysterious Press paperback by: 4.   P. D. James' one book-length excursion into true crime--The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders, has been reissued in Britain by James' English publisher, Faber and Faber, probably, one imagines, due to the resurgent popularity of English historical true crime after the surprise runaway success of Kate Summerscale's reconstruction of the Constance Kent murder case, Author: The Passing Tramp.

      Buy The Maul and the Pear Tree by P. D. James from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £/5(1). About the Book. The Pear Tree begins on the day Reinhard Heydrich was attacked by Czech partisans. It describes the investigation that leads the Gestapo to Lidice, the destruction of the town, the interrogation of its women and children, and the forced separation of mothers from their infants, sons from their mothers, friends from friends.


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Find books like The Maul and the Pear Tree from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Maul and the Pear Tree also lik. 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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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.

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Critchley to re-create the Radcliffe Highway. Read "The Maul and the Pear Tree The Ratcliffe Highway Murders " by P. James available from Rakuten Kobo. In John Williams was buried with a stake in his heart.

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