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  • Deadline To Order 'Swanson' December 31st

    SWANSON: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF
    A VICTORIAN DETECTIVE
    by Adam Wood


    Last chance to pre-order - deadline 31st December 2019 - to receive a limited edition individually-numbered copy signed by Adam Wood, Paul Begg and Nevill Swanson.

    http://mangobooks.co.uk/book.php?b=7

    Donald Sutherland Swanson was born in the remote far north of Scotland, leaving for London in 1867 at the age of 19 and initially working as a City clerk. The following year he joined the Metropolitan Police and began patrolling the streets of the capital as a uniformed constable. 35 years later he retired as Superintendent of the Criminal Investigation Department at Scotland Yard, the top detective in the country.

    This book encompass over 150 years of history, from the formation of the Metropolitan Police to the discovery of Donald Swanson’s handwritten notes revealing the identity of Scotland Yard’s prime suspect for Jack the Ripper.

    It tells the story of a life and career which included railway murderers, grave robbers, fraudulent mediums, the Whitechapel murders, the Philosopher’s Stone, Fenian dynamite campaigns, shocking revelations about the aristocracy and a crazed captain with sea serpents in a bottle.

    * 750-page hardback
    * Foreword by Paul Begg
    * Preface by Nevill Swanson
    * More than 100 illustrations
    * Over 1,800 Notes and references
    * To be published 31st January 2020

    http://mangobooks.co.uk/book.php?b=7
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