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    DescriptionSixty years ago, the discovery of bodies at 10 Rillington Place in Notting Hill, London, led to one of the most sensational, shocking and controversial serial murder cases in British criminal history - the case of John Christie. Much has been written about the Christie killings and the fate of Timothy Evans who was executed for murders Christie later confessed to - the story still provokes strong feeling and speculation. But most the books on the case have been compiled without the benefit of all the sources that are open to researchers, and they tend to focus on Evans in an attempt to clear him of guilt. And many simply repeat what has been said before. So a painstaking, scholarly reassessment of the evidence - and of Christie's life - is overdue, and that is what Jonathan Oates provides in this gripping biography of a serial killer.


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    Title
    John Christie of Rillington Place
    Subtitle
    Biography of a Serial Killer
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jonathan Oates
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781845631413
    ISBN 10: 1845631412
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKESL
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T18.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11600
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPG
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC classification: HV
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    Abridged Dewey: 364
    B&T General Subject: 805
    Ingram Subject Code: NC
    Libri: I-NC
    BIC subject category V2: BTC
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400, C39205040
    BISAC V2.8: TRU000000
    B&T Approval Code: C39208200
    BISAC V2.8: TRU002010, BIO024000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKESL, 3JJPG
    DC23: 364.1523092
    Thema V1.0: DNB, DNXC
    Publisher
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    WHARNCLIFFE BOOKS
    Publication date
    19 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Barnsley
    Author Information
    Dr Jonathan Oates is the Ealing Borough Archivist and Local History Librarian, and he has written and lectured on aspects of London's local history and criminal past, in particular on the Christie case. His books include several volumes in the Foul Deeds series and a trilogy on unsolved London murders. He is also an authority on the Jacobite rebellions of 1715 and 1745 and published Sweet William or The Butcher? The Duke of Cumberland and the '45. His most recent books are Tracing Your London Ancestors and Tracing Your Ancestors From 1066 to 1837.