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Dick Turpin : the myth of the highwayman

Author: James Sharpe
Publisher: London : Profile, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a masterly biography of one of Britain's best-known criminals - but it is also an examination of the cult of the highwayman, of crime in the 18th century and the treatment of criminals.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard Turpin; Richard Turpin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Sharpe
ISBN: 1861972989 9781861972989
OCLC Number: 57282055
Description: 288 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: James Sharpe.

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A highly readable biography of Dick Turpin, the infamous eighteenth-century highwayman who became the subject of extraordinary legends that over the years have raised him to the status of folk hero. Read more...

 
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