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The boy in the river

Richard Hoskins

The boy in the river

[a shocking true story of murder and sacrifice in the heart of London]

by Richard Hoskins

  • 224 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Pan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cults,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Child sacrifice,
  • Medical Missionaries,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Hoskins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6950.L7 B69 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 334 p.
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27141842M
    ISBN 101447207904
    ISBN 109781447207900
    OCLC/WorldCa828634575, 778273591

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