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A Fine Day for a Hanging: The Real Ruth Ellis Story

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In 1955, former nightclub manageress Ruth Ellis shot dead her lover, David Blakely. Following a trial that lasted less than two days, she was found guilty and sentenced to death. She became the last woman to be hanged in Britain, and her execution is the most notorious of hangman Albert Pierrepoint's 'duties'. Despite Ruth's infamy, the story of her life has never been fully told. Often wilfully misinterpreted, the reality behind the headlines was buried by an avalanche of hearsay. But now, through new interviews and ...

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A Fine Day for a Hanging: The Real Ruth Ellis Story
2013, Mainstream Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781780576237

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A Fine Day for a Hanging: The Real Ruth Ellis Story
2012, Mainstream Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781780575261

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