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Kate Colquhoun: Mr Briggs' Hat, murder on the railways and medieval cooking!

Kate Colquhoun: Mr Briggs' Hat, murder on the railways and medieval cooking!

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Author and historian Kate Colquhoun tells Josephine Pembroke about her new book, Mr Briggs’ Hat, a gripping account of Britain’s first Railway murder. Kate gives Radio Gorgeous listeners get a sneak preview of the book: the terrible murder, the public outrage, the mysterious battered hat at the scene of the crime, and the transatlantic manhunt…

A writer of many talents Kate Colquhoun also talks about her other fascinating books ‘Taste: The Story of Britain Through Its Cooking’ and ‘The Thrifty Cookbook’ – prompting a discussion covering gilded jellies, arancini and pies - past and present!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mr-Briggs-Hat-Sensational-Britains/dp/1847443699/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1323556214&sr=1-1

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