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Torture : persuasion at its most gruesome

Author: G Abbott
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Summersdale, 2016. ©1991
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How did it feel to be faced with the prospect of being branded, pressed to death or boiled alive in oil? In this classic account of the history of torture, Geoffrey Abbott guides us through some of the worst torture methods known to man, from chilli powder punishment to needles under nails, with a style both chilling and full of dark humour. Prepare to be shocked to the core with this gruesome collection of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Abbott, G. (Geoffrey), 1922-
Torture.
Chichester, West Sussex : Summersdale, 2016
(OCoLC)958124420
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Abbott
ISBN: 9781783728954 1783728957
OCLC Number: 990183648
Notes: Originally published as: Rack, rope and red-hot pincers. 1991.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Responsibility: Geoffrey Abbott.

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