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Corrupt Bodies

Everett Peter

9781785785979

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $29.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781785785979
Published: September 2019

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In 1985, Peter Everett landed the job as Superintendent of Southwark Mortuary. In just six years he'd gone from lowly assistant to running the UK's busiest murder morgue. He couldn't believe his luck.

What he didn't know was that Southwark, operating in near-Victorian conditions, was a hotbed of corruption. Attendants stole from the dead, funeral homes paid bribes, and there was a lively trade in stolen body parts and recycled coffins.

Set in the fascinating pre-DNA and psychological profiling years of 1985-87, this memoir tells a gripping and gruesome tale, with a unique insight into a world of death most of us don't ever see. Peter managed pathologists, oversaw post mortems and worked alongside Scotland Yard's Murder Squad - including on the case of the serial killer, the Stockwell Strangler.

This is a thrilling tale of murder and corruption in the mid-1980s, told with insight and compassion.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781785785979
Published: September 2019

Number of pages: 288
Width: 153 mm
Height: 234 mm
Depth: not specified

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

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