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The devil"s gentleman

Harold Schechter

The devil"s gentleman

privilege, poison, and the trial that ushered in the twentieth century

by Harold Schechter

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Molineux, Roland Burnham,
  • Murder -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHarold Schechter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6534.N5 S34 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17932572M
    ISBN 109780345476791
    LC Control Number2007019705
    OCLC/WorldCa131065335

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For such a detailed book The Devil is a Gentleman is astonishingly readable, as page-turning as Wheatley's own novels.

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An amazing Phil Baker’s biography of Dennis Wheatley, The Devil is a Gentleman, is almost as much fun as Wheatley’s books. There are some authors whose works really do take on an added resonance when you know something of the author’s life and personality, and that’s definitely the case with Wheatley/5.

The Devil Is a Gentleman book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A hundred years ago, the writer and philosopher William Ja /5. The Devil's Gentleman. Privilege, Poison, and the Trial that Ushered in the Twentieth Century. Pub Date: ISBN: Publisher: Ballantine Books.

From renowned true-crime historian Harold Schechter comes the riveting exploration of a notorious New York City murder in the s, the fascinating forensic science of an earlier time.

The Gentleman is Forrest Leos debut novel, about a husband who conjures the Devil, and accidentally sells his wife, which results in planning a rescue mission to Hell.

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I often find myself drawn to this genre of novel (Devil in the White City, Sin in the Second City, The First Family, etc.) and have found what makes them successful for me; an interesting topic, engaging characters, and a sense for the era in which the book is taking place.

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Published by User, 12 years ago The Devil's Gentleman by Harold Schechter is the story of Roland Molineux, who in was accused of murdering a woman and attempting to murder another man through poison because of jealousy.5/5(5).

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The Devil is a Gentleman is the second book in the Niki Slobodian series, and though I enjoyed it very much, I wanted to see more in the way of Niki's relationship with Sam. I mean, am I the only one that wants these two to get together.

It's all there, I can see it coming; I think. I just don't want to wait to book four to get there.4/5. The Devil is a Gentleman: The Life and Times of Dennis Wheatley by Phil Baker hitting his stride with The Devil Rides Out Chris Petit's novel The Passenger is published by Pocket Books.

Superbly researched and powerfully written, The Devil's Gentleman is an insightful, gripping work, a true-crime historian's crowning achievement.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(36).The Devil's Gentleman is one exception. The information presented in this book can not be found as a whole elsewhere, only scraps of articles and legal documents.

Schechter's research is extensive and presenting in an entertaining unbiased manner. His latest nonfiction horror, “The Devil’s Gentleman,” is longer in name and shorter on bloodshed.

A paltry two murders occur — hardly Jeffrey Dahmer stats .