Poison: The History of Potions, Powders and Murderous Practitioners (Hardcover)

Poison: The History of Potions, Powders and Murderous Practitioners By Ben Hubbard, Sophie Hannah (Foreword by) Cover Image

Poison: The History of Potions, Powders and Murderous Practitioners (Hardcover)

By Ben Hubbard, Sophie Hannah (Foreword by)

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"As every amateur toxicologist knows, the difference between a poison and medicine is often simply the dose."

There is no weapon as insidious, as seductive or as mysterious as poison. In this terrifying account of history's silent assassin, discover the gripping tales of users, abusers and victims of these mysterious substances, from Cleopatra and Catherine de' Medici to contemporary secret service agents and terrorists.

Documenting royal scandal, political upheaval and personal tragedies, Poison details a gruesome thread that runs often undetected through human history.

Product Details ISBN: 9780233006116
ISBN-10: 0233006117
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 176
Language: English