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Kate Summerscale was born in 1965. She is the author of the bestselling The Queen of Whale Cay, which won a Somerset Maugham award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread biography award. She has also judged various literary competitions including the Booker Prize. She lives in London with her son.

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher or The Murder at Road Hill House, published by Bloomsbury in April 2008, has been awarded the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction 2008.

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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
Kate Summerscale
This reads like a first rate crime novel but is in fact an analysis of real life events. It's so good it won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction in 2008. Said to have inspired Dickens, Willkie Collins and many,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
Kate Summerscale
Winner of the Galaxy Book of the Year and Popular Non-Fiction awards 2009. Reviewed on Richard & Judy's Book Club 2009 on Wednesday 28 January. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 4 December 2008. ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2009

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