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A Different Class of Murder: The Story of Lord Lucan by Laura Thompson

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A Different Class of Murder: The Story of Lord Lucan by Laura Thompson
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A Different Class of Murder: The Story of Lord Lucan by Laura Thompson

Hardback 1st Edition
Hand Signed by Laura Thompson to the Title Page
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Please Note: These are our last copies and so may contain some minor creases & marks to the dustjacket, corners and spine - see images above for examples.

In A Different Class of Murder, Laura Thompson looks at a number of alternative scenarios to explain the bloody events of 7 November 1974. She examines the possibility that Lord Lucan may not have murdered Rivett, but that he hired a hit-man to kill his estranged wife Veronica, and, after a last-minute change of mind about the plan, rushed to the house in Belgravia to call it off –only to discover that the deed had already been done, and the assassin had killed the wrong woman...

Part detective story, part social history, A Different Class of Murder is a riveting, beautifully written and psychologically acute account of one of the most notorious murders of the twentieth century.

About the author: Laura Thompson attended stage school and at sixteen won an exhibition to read English at Oxford. Her first book, The Dogs: A Personal History of Greyhound Racing, won the Somerset Maugham Award. She also wrote Newmarket, a history of the town and its racing.

Life in a Cold Climate, a biographical study of Nancy Mitford, was published in 2003. It was described as ‘well-nigh perfect’ by Lady Diana Mosley in the Literary Review. In the Sunday Telegraph, Selina Hastings wrote that it was ‘a brilliant study, original, perceptive, passionate and very nearly as enjoyable to read as the subject’s own novels’.

In 2007 Headline published An English Mystery: The Life of Agatha Christie, a major biography written with full access granted by Christie’s family.

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781781855362

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