Friday, October 28, 2016

Guilty Verdict in Murder of Rare Book Dealer

Shelf Awareness

Michael Danaher has been found guilty and given a life sentence with a minimum of 34 years for the April 6 murder in Oxford, England, of author and rare books dealer Adrian Greenwood. The Bookseller wrote that Danaher "reportedly committed the murder as part of a plan to steal a rare edition of The Wind in the Willows that Greenwood had listed on eBay for £50,000 [about $61,085]." Greenwood was the author of Victoria's Scottish Lion: The Life of Colin Campbell, Lord Clyde.

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