The Cruel Mother (BOK)

Sian Busby

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In 1919 Sian Busby's great-grandmother, Beth, gave birth to triplets. One of the babies died at birth and eleven days later she drowned the surviving twins in a bath of cold water. She was sentenced to an indefinite term of imprisonment at Broadmoor. The murder and the deep sense of shame it generated obviously affected Beth, her husband and their surviving children to an extraordinary degree, but it also resounded through the lives of her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. In Sian's case, ill-suppressed knowledge of the event manifested itself in recurring nightmares and contributed towards a prolonged bout of post-natal depression. After the birth of her second son, she decided to investigate the story once and for all and lay to rest the ghosts which have haunted the family for 80 years...

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2005 Forfatter Sian Busby
Forlag
SHORT BOOKS
ISBN 9781904977063
Antall sider 304 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 286 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form True crime, Biography: general, Family history, tracing ancestors

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