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Poison Romance And Poison Mysteries

Charles John Samuel Thompson (1862-1943)

1. Prefaces
2. Chap 1 Poisons of Antiquity
3. Chap 2 Poisons and Superstition
4. Chap 3 Royal And Historic Poisoners
5. Chap 4 Professional Poisoners
6. Chap 5 Poisoning Plots
7. Chap 6 Concerning Arsenic
8. Chap 7 The Strange Case Of Madame Lafarge
9. Chap 8 The Case Of Madeline Smith
10. Chap 9 The Maybrick Case
11. Chap 10 About Aconite And Hemlock
12. Chap 11 The Case Of Dr. Lamson
13. Chap 12 The Bravo Mystery
14. Chap 13 The Case Of Dr. Pritchard
15. Chap 14 The Pimlico Mystery
16. Chap 15 The Rugeley Mystery
17. Chap 16 Opium Eating And Smoking - Mescal Buttons
18. Chap 17 Hashish And Hashish Eaters
19. Chap 18 Tobacco Lore
20. Chap 19 Poison Habits
21. Chap 20 Poisons In Fiction
22. Chap 21 The Lambeth Poison Mysteries
23. Chap 22 The Horsford Case
24. Chap 23 The Great American Poison Mystery
25. Chap 24 Some Curious Methods Employed By Secret Poisoners

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Summary

A writer and physician, Charles John Samuel Thompson wrote several works on poisons which are still consulted today. He is especially informative on early historical poisons. This book discusses many cases of poisoning, famous and not so, as well as various topics on poisons and poisoning.