Devon Villains: Rogues, Rascals & Reprobates (BOK)

Mike Holgate

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Discover the darker side of Devon with this remarkable collection of true-life crimes from across the county. Legendary north Devon highwayman Tom Faggus (featured in the classic novel Lorna Doone), east Devon smuggler Jack Rattenbury (known as 'The Rob Roy of the West'), south Devon murderer John Lee ('The Man They Could Not Hang') and west Devon fraudster Charles De Ville Wells (immortalised for his gambling exploits in the music hall song 'The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo') are featured among the infamous rogues, rascals and reprobates in this veritable who's who of the county's most notorious villains. Drawing on a wide variety of historical sources and containing many cases which have never before been published, Devon Villains will fascinate everyone interested in true crime and the history of Devon.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Mike Holgate
The History Press
ISBN 9780752460741
Antall sider 144 Vekt 454 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Local history