The Curious Habits of Dr Adams

The Curious Habits of Dr Adams

As expertly crafted as the best period detective novel, this book casts an entertainingly chilling light on a man reputed to be one of England's most prolific serial killers.

Author: Jane Robins

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781848544734

Category: True Crime

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'Was rich Mrs Gertrude Hullett murdered at her luxurious 15-room home on Beachy Head? Detectives are tonight trying to establish the cause of the 50-year-old widow's sudden death . . . ' Daily Mail, 1957 In July 1957, the press descended in droves on the south-coast town of Eastbourne. An inquest had just been opened into the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of Mrs Bobbie Hullett. She died after months of apparent barbiturate abuse - the drugs prescribed to calm her nerves by her close friend and doctor, Dr John Bodkin Adams. The inquest brought to the surface years of whispered suspicion that had swept through the tea rooms, shops and nursing homes of the town. The doctor's alarming influence over the lives, deaths and finances of wealthy widows had not gone unnoticed - it was rumoured that the family doctor had been on a killing spree that spanned decades and involved 300 suspicious cases. Superintendent Hannam of Scotland Yard was called in to investigate. The Curious Habits of Dr Adams brilliantly brings to life the atmosphere of post-war England, and uses a wealth of new documents to follow the twists and turns of an extraordinary Scotland Yard murder enquiry. As expertly crafted as the best period detective novel, this book casts an entertainingly chilling light on a man reputed to be one of England's most prolific serial killers.
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White Bodies

White Bodies

She has published three books of nonfiction: The Trial of Queen Caroline, The
Magnificent Spilsbury and the Case of the Brides in the Bath, and The Curious
Habits of Dr. Adams. More recently, she has been a fellow at the Royal Literary
Fund ...

Author: Jane Robins

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781501175749

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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This chilling psychological suspense novel—think Strangers on a Train for the modern age—explores the dark side of love and the unbreakable ties that bind two sisters together. Felix and Tilda seem like the perfect couple: young and in love, a financier and a beautiful up-and-coming starlet. But behind their flawless façade, not everything is as it seems. Callie, Tilda’s unassuming twin, has watched her sister visibly shrink under Felix’s domineering love. She has looked on silently as Tilda stopped working, nearly stopped eating, and turned into a neat freak, with mugs wrapped in Saran Wrap and suspicious syringes hidden in the bathroom trash. She knows about Felix’s uncontrollable rages, and has seen the bruises on the white skin of her sister’s arms. Worried about the psychological hold that Felix seems to have over Tilda, Callie joins an Internet support group for victims of abuse and their friends. However, things spiral out of control and she starts to doubt her own judgment when one of her new acquaintances is killed by an abusive man. And then suddenly Felix dies—or was he murdered? A page-turning work of suspense that announces a stunning new voice in fiction, White Bodies will change the way you think about obsession, love, and the violence we inflict on one another—and ourselves.
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The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science

The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science

Then Dr . Adams , taking her to the window , got her to admit that she saw
persons passing on the opposite side of the ... Curious to relate , Dr . Adams ,
who is in the habit of noting his cases , made a memorandum of this
circumstance , and his ...

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Dublin quarterly journal of medical science

Dublin quarterly journal of medical science

Curious to relate , Dr . Adams , who is in the habit of noting his cases , made a
memorandum of this circumstance , and his letter to that effect is now before us .
But that was not all : the lady was questioned as to her ability of cutting her meat ...

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The bird world described with pen and pencil by W H D Adams and H Giacomelli

The bird world described with pen and pencil  by W H D  Adams and H  Giacomelli

William Henry Davenport Adams, Hector Giacomelli ... 228 | LIVINGSTONE AND
THE BIRDS The horn - bill and its curious custom . . . . . . . . 231 Some birds
described by Dr . Livingstone . ... 241 Range of the spoonbill ; and his habits .

Author: William Henry Davenport Adams

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ISBN: OXFORD:590005012

Category: Birds

Page: 464

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The Life of Samuel Johnson

The Life of Samuel Johnson

Dined with perstitious habit which he had contracted Miss [ Williams ] ; went to
prayers at church ; early , and from ... The need of doing , therefore , is press-
abstraction , walk briskly on , and join his ing , since the time of doing is short . 0
companiont . A strange ... Dr. Adams told me , that It was during the American war
.

Author: James Boswell

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ISBN: UIUC:30112074724292

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The Saturday Review of Politics Literature Science and Art

The Saturday Review of Politics  Literature  Science and Art

Dr. Adams regrets that “ Chloris " left “ no male relative a good deal ( not quite all
) about the truth . ... Reform Bill ( which he has the ex Dr. Adams than to his
knowledge of the habits of the octopus . traordinary kindness to consider a
feather in England's ... Apparently the demand springs from a public regarded as
a whole , in setting forth the strife between good and that is not less credulous
than curious .

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The Life of Samuel Johnson LL D

The Life of Samuel Johnson  LL D

( Looking dismally . ) Good breeding sends the satire to the heart . ” DR . ADAMS
. " What do you mean by On Saturday ... young man of very extraordinary abilities
, but of in confirmation of which I maintained that strange habits and manners .

Author: James Boswell

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ISBN: HARVARD:HWJRBM

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Transactions of the Association of American Physicians

Transactions of the Association of American Physicians

DR . ISRAEL T . DANA : I do not think that Dr . Adams has at all exaggerated the
frequency of the opium - habit . I do not think it would be possible to exaggerate
its pernicious effects . But I do think the medical profession is held too generally ...

Author: Association of American Physicians

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ISBN: UVA:3470150442

Category: Medicine

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List of members in each vol.
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The Living Age

The Living Age

About the appearances and habits of each and all, Dr Adams supplies much
interesting information. From the Spectator. The DANVERS PAPERS.* THE
authoress of the Heir of Redcliffe calls this little book “an Invention,” — to * The
Danvers ...

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Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow Alaska

Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow Alaska

The male has a curious habit at this season of the year . The skin of the throat is
much distended and ... The observations of Dr. Adams , quoted by Mr. Nelson ,
had escaped my notice as well as his . The note , however , merely states that ...

Author: Asa Gray

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ISBN: BML:37001103469495

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The Life of Samuel Johnson LL D Together with the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

The Life of Samuel Johnson  LL  D  Together with the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

DR . ADAMS . “ I don't believe that doctrine . " Johnson . “ Hold , Sir : do ? See an
account of him , in a sermon by the Rev. Mr. Agutter . [ He was a young man of
extraordinary abilities , but of strange habits and manners . He was supposed to ...

Author: James Boswell

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89089197974

Category: Hebrides (Scotland)

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Library of Universal Literature

Library of Universal Literature

I On Saturday , June 12 , there drank tea with us at Dr. Adams's , Mr. John
Henderson , student of Pembroke College , celebrated for his wouderful ... B . He
was a young man of very extraordinary abilities , but of strange habits and
manners .

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ISBN: OSU:32435023454788

Category: Literature

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Boswell s Life of Johnson

Boswell s Life of Johnson

This strange tween being bruised by a club , and wounded by conduct sufficiently
exposes itself ; and Dr. a poisoned arrow . ... us at Dr. Adams's , Mr. John
Henderson , stuexertions in the same cause , I suggested , that dent of Pembroke
College , celebrated for his whatever ... abilities , but of strange habits and
manners .

Author: James Boswell

Publisher:

ISBN: CHI:23237145

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Notes and Queries

Notes and Queries

Dr . Adams might , had he chosen to follow the F . W . WEAVER . evil habit of
some English topographers , have incor . Milton Vicarage , Evercreech , Bath .
porated in his book anything that happened to interest him in the annals of the
capital .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105007329662

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Boswell s Life of Johnson including their Tour to the Hebrides By the Right Honourable John Wilson Croker A new edition thorougly revised with much additional matter With portraits

Boswell s Life of Johnson  including their Tour to the Hebrides  By the Right Honourable John Wilson Croker     A new edition  thorougly revised  with much additional matter  With portraits

This strange tween being bruised by a club , and wounded by conduct sufficiently
exposes itself ; and Dr. a poisoned arrow . ... us at Dr. Adams's , Mr. John
Henderson , stuexertions in the same cause , I suggested , that dent of Pembroke
College , celebrated for his ... 73 , in St. abilities , but of strange habits and
manners .

Author: James Boswell

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ISBN: BL:A0018640859

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Maryland Medical Journal

Maryland Medical Journal

Abstracts . ignorance , he should not defeat this purpose by satisfying the
patient's curiosity . ... It is the custom of many WILLIAM Osler observes that in the
everyphysicians , says Dr. Adams , to tell their patients day work of the wards ,
and of the out ... that the patients are “ so spoiled by this pro the habit of looking at
a subject from the hiscedure that they refuse to take medicine unless torical
standpoint .

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The life of Samuel Johnson together with The journal of a tour to the Hebrides New eds with notes and appendices by A Napier Followed by Johnsoniana ed by R Napier

The life of Samuel Johnson     together with The journal of a tour to the Hebrides  New eds  with notes and appendices by A  Napier   Followed by  Johnsoniana  ed  by R  Napier

On Saturday , June 12 , there drank tea with us at Dr . Adams ' s , Mr . John
Henderson , student of Pembroke College , celebrated for his wonderful ... He
was a young man of extraordinary abilities , but of strange habits and manners .
He was ...

Author: James Boswell

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ISBN: OXFORD:555063644

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A Plea for Urania being a popular sketch of celestial philosophy By C Cooke

A Plea for Urania  being a popular sketch of celestial philosophy   By C  Cooke

... judicial astrology , and other abstruse and curious learning ; a man of very
extraordinary abilities , but of strange habits and manners , supposed to ... Dr.
Adams : “ You have evidence enough ; good evidence , which needs not such
support .

Author: Christopher COOKE

Publisher:

ISBN: BL:A0018296560

Category: Astrology

Page: 388

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The Life of Samuel Johnson

The Life of Samuel Johnson

My respected friend , Mr. Langton , has shewn me in the hand - writing of his
grandfather , a curious account of a conversation which he ... It was wonderful
how accurate his observations of visual objects were , notwithstanding his
imperfect eyesight , owing to a habit of attention . — That he was much satisfied
with the respect paid to him at Dr. Adams's is thus attested by himself : " I returned
last night from ...

Author: James Boswell

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ISBN: UVA:X000386298

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