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Program Type: Book Discussions
Age: Adult

The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
by Kate Summerscale

Traces the 1860 murder of a young child whose death launched a national obsession with detection throughout England, nearly destroyed the career of a top Scotland Yard investigator and inspired the birth of modern detective fiction. 

Drop-in program: Meets at Babcock's Grove House, 101 W. St. Charles Rd.
Extra copies of the book are available through the Patron Services desk.