‘Linda Stratmann makes a fine job of chronicling the cat-and-mouse contest between poisoners on the one hand and science and the law on the other. . . . she has provided plentiful notes and an excellent bibliography. As a result, social historians whose focus is less on the ghoulishly fascinating, and more on the wider context and consequences, are well served, too.’
"I predict that this new calling will win her many new readers and admirers..."
The Poisonous Seed