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The Ogress of Reading

The body of a baby found in a river, a young woman’s sadness at giving up her child, one policeman’s efforts to bring a killer to justice…

The Ogress of Reading uses a mixture of fiction and fact to explore her crimes and the lives of those affected by them.

The Ogress of Reading is available to purchase here from Amazon
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The body of a baby found in a river, a young woman’s sadness at giving up her child, one policeman’s efforts to bring a killer to justice…

Everyone has heard of Jack the Ripper who killed five women. Amelia Dyer, the Ogress of Reading, confessed to taking more than three hundred lives. She was a baby farmer and murderer in a society where unmarried women were shamed by pregnancy and the lives of their babies were not valued.

The Ogress of Reading uses a mixture of fiction and fact to explore her crimes and the lives of those affected by them.

The Ogress of Reading is available to purchase here from Amazon
Weight 12 kg
Dimensions 34 × 56 × 78 cm