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Author Burnet, Graeme Macrae, 1967- author.

Title His bloody project : documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae : a historical thriller / edited and introduced by Graeme Macrae Burnet.

Edition First Skyhorse Publishing edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, 2016.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction  F BURNET    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F BURNET    AVAILABLE
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Description 290 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Summary The year is 1869. After a brutal triple murder in a remote community in the Scottish Highlands, a young man by the name of Roderick Macrae is arrested for the crime. A memoir written by the accused makes it clear that he is guilty, but the police and the courts must decide what drove him to murder the local village constable. And why did he kill his other two victims? Was he insane? Or was this the act of a man in possession of his senses? Only the persuasive powers of his advocate stand between the killer and the gallows at Inverness. In this compelling and original novel, using the words of the accused, personal testimony, transcripts from the trial and newspaper reports, Graeme Macrae Burnet tells a moving story about the provisional nature of the truth, even when the facts are plain.
Subject Trials (Murder) -- Scotland -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Historical fiction -- Fiction.
Murder -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction.
Murderers -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction.
Genre Historical fiction.
Suspense fiction.
ISBN 9781510719217
1510719210
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