Bernard Porter: The Meek Assassin
5 July 2012
Show More Why Spencer Perceval Had to Die: The Assassination of a British Prime Minister by Andro Linklater.
Bloomsbury, 296 pp., £18.99, May 2012, 978 1 4088 2840 3Show More
“... Bellingham, are more interesting than this implies, and the fatal act that brought them together, Andro Linklater thinks, is more significant and also more mysterious. They have been the subject of two previous books, by Mollie Gillen (1972) and David Hanrahan (2008), both called The Assassination of the Prime Minister. ...”