June in books

How are we more than halfway through the year already? 2020 was a complete write-off and I feel like 2021 has pretty much been the same so far. I try not to complain because I've been extremely lucky compared to other people over the course of pandemic. The nature of mine and my partner's jobs … Continue reading June in books

Review: ‘Murder: The Biography’ Kate Morgan

The stories and the people involved in the history of murder are stranger, darker and more compulsive than any crime fiction. There’s Richard Parker, the cannibalized cabin boy whose death at the hands of his hungry crewmates led the Victorian courts to decisively outlaw a defence of necessity to murder. Dr Percy Bateman, the incompetent … Continue reading Review: ‘Murder: The Biography’ Kate Morgan