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Murder at Smutty Nose

Edmund Lester Pearson

Murder at Smutty Nose

and other murders

by Edmund Lester Pearson

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by William Heinemann limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder.,
  • Crime and criminals.,
  • Trials (Murder).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edmund Pearson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6515 .P4 1927a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, [1], 330 p., [24] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6523938M
    LC Control Number47034638
    OCLC/WorldCa1189558

    SMUTTYNOSE MURDER. Poet Celia Thaxter wrote this letter just days after the horrifying ax murder and strangulation of two Norwegian immigrants on Smuttynose Island in March Two years later she collected and published her eye-witness report in the Atlantic Monthly. But this short letter includes her freshest remembrance of the event. "This in-depth account of a controversial historical murder is essential for regional collections and recommended for all true crime collections." —Library Journal "Most New Englanders think they know all about the brutal Smuttynose Island ax murders. I know I did. But once I began Robinson's new book, I truly couldn't put it ed on: Ma

    For the first time, the full story of a crime that has haunted New England since The cold-blooded ax murder of two innocent Norwegian women at their island home off the coast of New Hampshire has gripped the region since , beguiling tourists, inspiring artists, and fueling conspiracy theorists.   This is the recent tv interview on the new Book entitled "Return to Smuttynose Island and other Maine Axe Murders" by Emeric Spooner.

    Edmund Lester Pearson was an American librarian and author. He was a writer of the "true crime" literary genre. He is best known for his account of the notorious Lizzie Borden murder case/5. This meticulously researched book tells the true story of a terrible 19th century murder on a barren, rocky New England island. Although the general details about the murders of two women in the middle of an early Spring night by an ax-wielding intruder are known in the region, a novel written by a well-known author has clouded the story to such an extent that even staid /5(82).


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Murder at Smutty Nose by Edmund Lester Pearson Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Murder At Smutty Nose," is a fine representative collection of Pearson's work. The title essay, which chronicles a multiple murder on a lonely island, and "The Sixth Capsule," detailing the poisoning of an unwanted secret wife, are memorable examples of how banal utter cruelty and selfishness can be.5/5(2).

Murder at Smutty Nose on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: The Sun Dial Press, New York. "Murder At Smutty Nose," is a fine representative collection of Pearson's work.

The title essay, which chronicles a multiple murder on a lonely island, and "The Sixth Capsule," detailing the /5. Among the most celebrated of murder cases, along with Smutty Nose, are The Tiverton Tragedy, The Salem Conspiracy, Hell Benders (The Story of a Wayside Tavern) America's Classic Murder (The Disappearance of Dr.

Parkman). These and other facts of record can be found in Mystery on the Isles of Shoals: Closing the Case on the Smuttynose Ax Murders of Book by J. Dennis Robinson, an in depth investigation into the available records of the Smutty Nose Murders and a comprehensive history of Portsmouth, The Shoals and the surrounding area.

Reply. Moonlight Murder at Smuttynose (Book IV of the History of the Isles of Shoals) By Lyman V. Rutledge. Published by The Star King Press, Boston, Seller Rating: % positive.

OCLC Number: Notes: "Book IV of the History of the Isles of Shoals."--Title page. Maps on inside of both covers. Variant state: name of publisher also appears as The Starr-King Press, with the second 'r' written instead of printed. MOONLIGHT MURDER AT SMUTTYNOSE.

Author: Rutledge (Lyman V.) Year: Publisher: The Star King Press. First Edition. Edition Details: 1st US edn. Book Condition: Vg+. Price: £ IN STOCK NOW. Paperback. Book IV of the History of the Isles of Shoals. Featuring fisherman Louis H.F.

Wagner and the brutal axe murder, inof Anethe and. Authors: Lyman V. Ruthledge. Cover is slightly rubbed and scuffed. VERY GOOD-(VG): A copy with a number of milder defects. Minor wrinkling and small pieces of the spine may be missing. FAIR: A very worn copy, our lowest Rating: % positive. Smuttynose Island Murders: Home The Book The Story The People The Places Fact Vs Fiction Blog The truth behind the novel & film "Weight of Water" The most complete account of the Wagner case based on MYSTERY ON THE ISLES OF SHOALS.

Quaint Isle Famed For Ax Murder. Smuttynose Island. Maine Tourists know this quaintly named member of the Isles of Shoals as a scenic gem. Crime fans know it as the site of one of the most gruesome murders in New England history.

THE SMUTTYNOSE MURDERS. By Susan Dooley. Janu WEIGHT OF WATER By Anita Shreve Little, Brown. $ Let a famous murder of the 19th century share the spotlight with a.

The Smuttynose Murders The Shooting of Diamond Bessie Theo Durrant - The Demon of the Belfry November (10). Wagner searched for Maren by moonlight through a number of empty buildings, leaving bloody size boot prints in the snow.

Eventually, after searching the house for money and eating a meal, the killer rowed from the Isles of Shoals back to the mainland. The murder weapon is now in the collection of the Portsmouth Athenaeum. Discover Graves of the Smuttynose Murder Victims in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Final resting place of the two women killed on a small island off the coast of New Hampshire.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pearson, Edmund Lester, Murder at Smutty Nose. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company,   True crime writer Edmund Pearson, author of Murder at Smutty Nose (), argued that Wagner's defense attorneys never once mentioned the act of rowing to the Shoals in their attempts to raise a reasonable doubt among the jurors.

It was not an : Skyhorse. I bought Edmund Pearson's excellent (if unfortunately-titled) "Murder at Smutty Nose" as a vacation book last month. Enjoyed it so much that today I bought his "Studies in Murder" and "More Studies in Murder." I love his stuff—he was the Dominic Dunne of the s and '30s.

Click to read more about Murder at Smutty Nose and Other Murders by Edmund Pearson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Edmund Pearson. The most recent book is Mystery on the Isles of Shoals: Closing the Case on the Smuttynose Ax Murders ofby J.

Dennis Robinson. The story was also part of the Strange and Unusual Podcast, ep. 11 "Wolf in Sheep's Clothes". Wagner was hunted down after fleeing the island.

He was quickly arrested in Boston and extradited back to Portsmouth. The Isles of Shoals consists of a group of small islands off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire, including Smuttynose Island.

At the time of the murders, John and Maren Hontvet, a married couple who moved from Norway inand the family members who had been staying with the Hontvets, were the only inhabitants of : Sarah Mangiola. Author of The Voyage of the Hoppergrass, Theodore Roosevelt, The secret book, The old librarian's almanack, Studies in murder, Queer books, The believing years, Murder .Author Pearson, Edmund Lester, Title Murder at Smutty Nose: and other murders / by Edmund Pearson.

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