Justice For Joan

by Martin Knight
Justice For Joan
  • ISBN-13: 9780956815576
  • Author(s): Martin Knight
  • Editor(s): Martin Knight
  • Subject: True crime|true crime
  • Publisher: London Books
  • Imprint: London Books
  • Publication Date: 21-04-2016
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£11.95
On the August Bank Holiday weekend of 1948 Joan Woodhouse, a demure, deeply religious London librarian, left her lodgings in London to visit the family home in Barnsley, Yorkshire. She never arrived. A week later her body, raped and strangled, was discovered in the grounds of the historic Arundel Castle in Sussex. Scotland Yard's elite murder squad were summoned and so began a two-year, still unresolved, saga that captivated press and public alike. Martin Knight here attempts to answer whether an innocent suspect nearly faced the hangman or a murderer went free.
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On the August Bank Holiday weekend of 1948 Joan Woodhouse, a demure, deeply religious London librarian, left her lodgings in London to visit the family home in Barnsley, Yorkshire. She never arrived. A week later her body, raped and strangled, was discovered in the grounds of the historic Arundel Castle in Sussex. Scotland Yard's elite murder squad were summoned and so began a two-year, still unresolved, saga that captivated press and public alike. Martin Knight here attempts to answer whether an innocent suspect nearly faced the hangman or a murderer went free.

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