This text was taken from 'Celebrated Crimes', a series of essays on famous criminals and crimes by the author of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' and 'The Three Musketeers', Alexandre Dumas, and contains the text from three of the books in the series.
This volume contains books on
• Beatrice Cenci, an Italian noblewoman committed of murder in the 16th century.
• The Countess of Saint-Geran
• Karl Ludwig Sand, convicted of murder in the early 19th century