The Poisoner

The Life and Crimes of Victorian England's Most Notorious Doctor

By Stephen Bates
(Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781468309119, 352pp.)

Publication Date: May 15, 2014

List Price: $27.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Shop Local
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.

Go


Description
The first major retelling of William Palmer's story in over sixty years, The Poisoner takes a fresh look at the infamous doctor's life and disputed crimes. Using previously undiscovered letters from Palmer and new forensic examination of his victims, journalist Stephen Bates presents not only an astonishing and controversial revision of Palmer's life but takes the reader into the very psyche of a killer.



About the Author
Stephen Bates is a journalist who has written for the BBC, Daily Telegraph, and Daily Mail for the last twenty years, the Guardian. He lives in Kent, England.
Indie Bookstore Finder
EBbooks and EReaders
Find great gifts: Signed books
Link to IndieBound






Update Profile