The Wicked Mr Hall : The Memoirs of the Butler Who Loved to Kill Paperback
Growing up in Glasgow in the 1930s, Roy Archibald Hall was a natural thief.
After moving to London, he became a familiar figure in the capital's underground gay scene.
Due to his lucrative criminal career, he led an extravagant lifestyle - though eventually he was arrested and spent the majority of the next two decades of his life, in a cell. Upon release from prison in 1975, he returned to Scotland and ound employment as a butler.
He was joined by David Wright, a former lover from prison, however, after falling out over the theft of a diamond ring they headed out on a shooting trip...and Wright never returned. Hall then moved back to London and teamed up with Michael Kitto.
Working again as a butler, he and Kitto murdered his new employers.By the time he was finally arrested, he had carried out two more brutal murders, including that of his own half-brother. Hall would never be released. Before he died, however, he decided to share his story and write his memoirs.
This honest , harrowing and chilling book is the result.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages, ill
- Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/02/2015
- Category: True crime
- ISBN: 9781857826838