A Pin to See the Peepshow by F. Tennyson Jesse is based on the events of the sensational Thompson/Bywaters murder trial in the 1920s.
Julia Almond dreams of a more exciting and glamorous life away from the drab suburbia of her upbringing. Her work in a fashionable boutique in the West End of London gives her the freedom that she craves but escape from her parental home into marriage soon leads to boredom and frustration. She begins a passionate affair with a younger man, which has deadly consequences.
Murder, Miracles and Myanmar
As I had expected, I found the famous murder trials edited by Miss F. Tennyson Jesse on the shelves of the Law Library of the University of Victoria on Vancouver Island, but I was pleasantly...Read more