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Blackpool and Myra Hindley

We are in deep waters here. Discussion of Myra takes two forms.  I will call it Myraporn.   There is the lowbrow Myraporn which is exemplified by some paper which showed images of Myra over nearly forty years when her appearance changed and noted that the thing all the images had in common were her “evil eyes.”  The alternative is the highbrow Myraporn which involves sociology and psychology and criminal profiling and interviews with experts and pointless ruminations. 2,675 more words


No 691 Death of a Murderer by Rupert Thomson

It says much for the notoriety and myth surrounding Myra Hindley that Rupert Thomson has written a novel with her at the centre, but never has to use her name. 1,015 more words

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Book Review: One of Your Own by Carol Ann Lee

I have never understood the Moors Murders fully, it’s a story everyone knows but not necessarily the truth. I doubt we’ll ever know the truth but this book is pretty close. 63 more words



Finally someone else has noticed this too:

My favourite thing about the new Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi, is how he reminds me that other time doctor, Ian Brady.

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Moors Murders

July 12, 1963: Pauline Reade never arrives at the British Railways Club in Gorton. The 16-year-old was on her way to a dance. Instead, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley saw her walking down the road. 587 more words