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The Poet and the Murderer: A True Story of Verse, Violence and the Art of Forgery

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The true story of a brilliantly forged Emily Dickinson poem sold at Sotheby's in 1997. The author's detective work led him across America, to a prison cell in Salt Lake City, where the world's greatest literary forger, Mark Hofmann, is serving a life sentence for double-murder. Mark Hoffman is no ordinary murderer. Until he was incarcerated he was the world's greatest literary forger: a man who combined meticulous historical research with craftsmanship and forensic science. In 1997, one of his most accomplished forgeries, a ...

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The Poet and the Murderer: A True Story of Verse, Violence and the Art of Forgery
2003, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781841155876

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The Poet and the Murderer: A True Story of Verse, Violence and the Art of Forgery
2002, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781841155869

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