Executioner: Pierrepoint – The amazing autobiography of the world’s most famous executioner

Executioner: Pierrepoint - The amazing autobiography of the world's most famous executioner

[Rear Cover:] ” ‘I have carried out the execution of more judicial sentences of death than any executioner in any British record or archive’. For the first fifty-six years of this century the name of Pierrepoint appeared on the short Home Office List of qualified executioners for Great Britain and Ireland. Following in the steps of his father and uncle, Albert Pierrepoint became an executioner in 1931 and held the office of Official Executioner for many years until his resignation in 1956. In those …

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