[Reading] ➮ So Brilliantly Clever ➶ Peter Graham – Alwaysonltd.co.uk

So Brilliantly Clever This true crime book is excellent First of all, the story is compelling Secondly, this book is the perfect length, and the chapters are short enough that if you just want to read for a little while you re not going to get bogged down in a long chapter.Lastly, The writing is crisp and to the point Mr Graham deftly writes about the Hulme Parker murder case where two fifteen year old girls commit matricide And if that doesn t sound odd enough, the author includes many sections of Pauline Parke This true crime book is excellent First of all, the story is compelling Secondly, this book is the perfect length, and the chapters are short enough that if you just want to read for a little while you re not going to get bogged down in a long chapter.Lastly, The writing is crisp and to the point Mr Graham deftly writes about the Hulme Parker murder case where two fifteen year old girls commit matricide And if that doesn t sound odd enough, the author includes many sections of Pauline Parker s insane journal entries It makes for some truly bazoo This was fascinating and compelling I was surprised at first that there had never been a full length book devoted to the Parker Hulme case apart from Parker Hulme A Lesbian View , and then I realised that if there was one I would already have it Peter Graham has done a wonderful job of examining this case from many perspectives and of examining all the different treatments of the story from newspaper coverage of the day up to Heavenly Creatures One of the things I most appreciated was G This was fascinating and compelling I was surprised at first that there had never been a full length book devoted to the Parker Hulme case apart from Parker Hulme A Lesbian View On June 22, 1954, In The Depth Of A Southern Winter, Teenage Friends Juliet Hulme And Pauline Parker Went For A Walk In A Park With Pauline S Mother Half An Hour Later The Girls Returned Alone Honorah Parker Lay In A Sea Of Blood On A Lonely Track She Had Been Savagely Murdered In This Mesmerizing Book, Lawyer And True Crime Writer Peter Graham Tells The Whole Story For The First Time, Giving A Brilliant Account Of The Crime And Ensuing Trial, Dramatic Revelations About The Fate Of Juliet Hulme And Pauline Parker After Their Release From Prison And Their Strange Lives Today, And A Penetrating Insight Into The Crime Using Modern Psychology. During my teens and twenties I read quite a bit of crime, both fictional and non Eventually I dropped the true crime because it was just depressing Real crime isn t clever, motives are frankly stupid, and the criminals are largely just blundering about That s all true here Certainly there was premeditation, but the planning wasn t terribly rigorous Two teen girls who loved each other didn t want to be separated, so they killed the mother they blamed for not letting the be together They we During my teens and twenties I read quite a b I had such high hopes for this book, but sadly, it s kind of a mess I have required reading to do I moved this ahead of that and well, it was a mistake I m wondering, has anyone that I know seen the movie Heavenly Creatures I ve asked my co workers, my husband, my doctor, a not too hip table of people at the bar gotten a resounding No from everyone I ve seen it possibly thirty eight times I ve seen it enough times that as I read this I heard each diary entry quoted in Me I had such high hopes for this book, but sadly, it s kind of a mess I have required reading to do I moved this ahead of that and well, it was a mistake I m wondering, has anyone that I know seen the movie Heavenly Creatures I ve asked my co workers, my I read this as part of my New Zealand November reading project in 2015 I rediscovered the title when interviewing two women from my in person book club, and they were talking about how they use the nominations list as a to read list, often reading books that weren t voted into one of the nine selections for the year They both mentioned this one as a title they wish we had as a pick And perhaps the only one we ever came close to set in New Zealand.This is a journalistic account of two girls, J I read this as part of my New Zealand November reading project in 2015 I rediscovered the title when interviewing two women from my in person book club, and they were talking about how they use the nominations list as a to read list, often reading books that weren t voted into one of the nine selections for the year They both mentioned this one as a title they wish we had as a pick And perhaps the only one we ever came close to set in The brutal murder, in 1954, of Honorah Parker by two teenage girls one of whom was her daughter shocked the world Although the story has been immortalized in Peter Jackson s film Heavenly Creatures , there are few books on the subject In this volume, Peter Graham covers the girls early years, the obsessive relationship that grew from their meeting at CGHS, and the events leading up to the murder, their trial and incarceration It is a fascinating and sad case I hadn t realised how Juliet The brutal murder, in 1954, of Honorah Parker by two teenage girls one of Difficult read I felt that I was back doing case study work for the MS in Psychology for Counseling or at least deep in clinical related eval testing And I also came on this book Kindle completely cold turkey Never realizing at all that the author I have read repeatedly Anne Perry had this kind of thing in her past This book is deep and very dark I would not recommend it to many who read for pleasure It was not entertaining And it went beyond that to beco Until this book popped up in my suggestion feed, I had no idea that Anne Perry and Juliet Hulme were one and the same As a longtime fan of the Pitt and Monk novels I was quite surprised andthan a little disturbed.Upon finishing the book I watched Reflections of the Past An Open Discussion of the Parker Hulme Murder Case, as well as Anne Perry Interiors both available throughstreaming Ms Perry still takes little responsibility for her actions so long ago In her own words she Until this book popped up in my suggestion feed, I had no idea that Anne Perry and Juliet Hulme were one and the same As a longtime fan of the Pitt and Monk novels I was quite surprised andthan a little disturbed.Upon finishing the book I watched Reflections of the Past An Open Discussion of the Parker Hulme Murder Case, as well as Anne Perry Interiors both available throughstreaming Ms Perry still takes little responsibility for her actions so long ago In her own words she says she knew it was stupid but if she didn t go along Pauline would kill herself It s interesting to see that now she lives in a remote area of Scotland, the center of the universe for the few people who are around her on a daily basis her every need and wish catered to and by their own admission her moods affecting those of the people around her She controls the life o I have to be honest say that Pauline Parker Juliet Hulme must have been two of the most arrogant, conceited, affected straight out unlikeable teenagers ever to walk on this planet Juliet Hulme did also have equally unlikeable , in the case of her father, uncaring parents Pauline s father appears to have been very distant with his children It is certainly ironic that the only parent who made any attempt to actually parent was seen as the obstacle in the way of Jul I have to be honest say that Pauline Parker Juliet Hulme must have been two of the most arrogant, conceited, affected straight out unlikeable teenagers ever to walk on this planet Juliet Hulme did also have equally unlikeable , in the case of her father, uncaring parents Pauline s father appears to have been very distant with his children It is certainly ironic that the only parent who made any attempt to actually parent was seen as the obstacle in the way of Juliet Pauline s naive dreams of Hollywood stardom.So they decided to kill her.Honorah Rieper as she was known when alive aft

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