Table of Contents
   A Note on Currencyp. xi
   Imagining Murderp. 1
   Trial by Newspaperp. 20
   Entertaining Murderp. 99
   Policing Murderp. 140
   Panicp. 183
   Middle-Class Poisonersp. 248
   Science, Technology and the Lawp. 320
   Violencep. 357
   Modernityp. 415
   Acknowledgementsp. 467
   Notesp. 469
   Sourcesp. 517
   Select Bibliographyp. 519
   Indexp. 537