Burke & Hare: The Business of Murder
Burke & Hare are on the prowl, looking for their next unsuspecting victim. At 7 pounds, 10 shillings a corpse, there's money to be made and they'd kill for a body like yours!
It's 1828. Edinburgh is the leading centre of medical research, its anatomy schools heaving with students keen to observe a live dissection. There's only one problem. There's not enough bodies to go around! Grave-robbing isn't cutting it. The corpses are too... musty. Enter Mr William Burke & William Hare. They've spotted a lucrative business opportunity. The business... of murder!
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- Will you become Burke & Hare’s next donation to the medical profession?
What does "burking" actually involve?
Will you be safe in the dark?
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