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Maria Marten and the Murder at the Red Barn

[H]erein will be found mythology, necromancy, biography, topography, history, theology, phrenology, anatomy, legal ingenuity, conjugal correspondence, amatory epistles, poetry, theatrical representations, affecting anecdotes, &c. &c. So claims the author J Curtis in the preface to his book, alluringly titled An authentic and faithful history of the mysterious murder of Maria Marten. Such a grandiose assertion…

15 April 2020Rare Book Collection