Burke and Hare – Fact and Fiction
Journalist Peter Ranscombe’s debut historical thriller, Hare, takes the story of Burke and Hare – Scotland’s most notorious murderers – and asks what happened to Hare after Burke was hanged for their crimes. Peter’s novel shifts Hare to Boston during the American Civil War, when a series of murders places him under suspicion once more. Ranscombe delved into The Scotsman newspaper’s archives for research. Join him for a look at the facts and fiction surrounding Burke & Hare.
Monday 6th August
3.00pm (60 minutes)