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    DescriptionEarly one morning in October 1940, on a quiet farm on the Isle of Wight, 61- year-old farmer Frank Cave was found dead, killed with his own shotgun. After a police investigation, the woman who raised the alarm, Frank's young housekeeper, Mabel Attrill, was charged with his murder. There followed a notorious criminal trial at Winchester Assizes, featuring the most prominent pathologist of the day and one of the country's most brilliant lawyers. After many twists and turns, the trial reached an unexpected conclusion. Peter Cave, Frank's great nephew, who was born on the Isle of Wight, has now researched the story in detail. In Death in Godshill, he presents the first published account of the Mabel Attrill case.


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    Title
    Death in Godshill
    Subtitle
    An Isle of Wight Tragedy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter J. Cave
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 70
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 7 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781909544055
    ISBN 10: 1909544051
    Classifications

    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    BIC subject category V2: FF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T18.1
    Ingram Subject Code: NC
    Libri: I-NC
    BIC subject category V2: BTC
    DC22: 364.1523
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJH
    BISAC V2.8: TRU002000
    DC23: 364.1523094228
    Thema V1.0: FF, DNXC
    Publisher
    Memoirs Publishing
    Imprint name
    Memoirs Publishing
    Publication date
    29 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Cirencester
    Author Information
    Peter Cave was born on the Isle of Wight and brought up in the village of Chale. His grandparents ran a pub at nearby Blackgang. He left the Island in 1968 having qualified as a Trading Standards Officer, and spent most of his working life enforcing consumer protection law. He has a law degree from London University and is a Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.