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The wicked Mr Hall : the memoirs of the butler who loved to kill

Author: Roy Archibald Hall
Publisher: London : John Blake, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : [CA & US only version]View all editions and formats
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Growing up in Glasgow in the 1930s, Roy Archibald Hall was a natural thief. After moving down to London, Hall--who was bisexual--became a familiar figure in the capital's glitzy, underground gay scene. Due to his lucrative criminal career, he led an extravagant lifestyle. Eventually the law caught up with him and he was arrested. He spent the majority of the next two decades of his life in a cell. Upon release from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hall, Roy Archibald.
Wicked Mr Hall : The Memoirs of the Butler Who Loved to Kill.
London : John Blake, ©2011
Named Person: Roy Archibald Hall; Roy Archibald Hall
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Archibald Hall
ISBN: 9781843587873 1843587874 9781843587712 1843587718
OCLC Number: 773565618
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
1. An easy decision to make --
2. What goes around comes around --
3. Rich pickings --
4. At Her Majesty's pleasure --
5. Climbing the criminal ladder --
6. Lifestyles of the rich and infamous --
7. Halcyon days --
8. A touch of class --
9. From one extreme to the other --
10. High society --
11. Three's a crowd --
12. A close shave --
13. Almost a family man --
14. A situation is what you make of it --
15. A stolen heart --
16. In too deep --
17. An impossible situation --
18. No turning back --
19. Accomplices and liabilities --
20. The beginning of the end --
21. 84 days --
22. A full stretch --
23. The spirit is willing --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Roy Archibald Hall.

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Growing up in Glasgow in the 1930s, Roy Archibald Hall was a natural thief. After moving down to London, Hall--who was bisexual--became a familiar figure in the capital's glitzy, underground gay scene. Due to his lucrative criminal career, he led an extravagant lifestyle. Eventually the law caught up with him and he was arrested. He spent the majority of the next two decades of his life in a cell. Upon release from prison in 1975, he returned to Scotland and found employment with Lady Margaret Hudson, working as a butler at Kirleton House. David Wright, a former lover from his time in jail, arri.

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