A beguilding concoction - equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller.
A fascinating Jazz Age tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder, "The Poisoner's Handbook" is a page-turning account of a forgotten era. In early-twentieth-century New York, poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime. Science had no place in the Tammany Hall - controlled coroner's office, and corruption ran rampant. However, with the appointment... >Voir plus