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The Pimlico Poisoning Mystery

How Adelaide Bartlett got away with murder.

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Mentioned in this episode:
The Anatomy of Murder by the Detection Club
Sweet Adalaide by Julian Symons

Additional books consulted:
— The Trial of Adelaide Bartlett, both 1886 and 1927 editions
Victorian Murderesses by Mary S. Hartman
Molecules of Murder by John Emsley
— Crime and the Respectable Woman: Toward a Pattern of Middle-Class Female Criminality in Nineteenth-Century France and England by Mary S. Hartman
Chloroform: The Quest for Oblivion by Linda Stratmann
The Secret Poisoner by Linda Stratmann
— Closing Argument to the Jury for the Defense in Criminal Cases by G. Arthur Martin

Related Shedunnit episodes:
Edith Thompson
The Telephone Call
The Kidnap of Elizabeth Canning

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