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Murder of Maria Marten or The Red barn

Brian J. Burton

Murder of Maria Marten or The Red barn

a melodrama in three acts

by Brian J. Burton

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Published by C. Cambridge Ltd. in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Based on various anonymous Victorian texts.

Statementby Brian J. Burton. ; Music and lyrics by Brian J Burton ; Musical arrangements by Sheila Richards.
The Physical Object
Pagination100p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19883022M


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-- by Brian J. Burton. Published Pages: One evening in May Corder invited Maria to the Red Barn the following evening, this conversation was witnessed by Maria's mother.

Wednesday 16th MayMaria arrived believing the plan was that they were to run away together to get married in Ipswich. But Corder murdered her and buried her under the floor, he then ran to London. The Murder Of Maria Marten by Jeanne & Norman Mackenzie (eds.) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library.

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