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Victor Gollanz, London - first UK edition, 1985. hardcover, 9 1/4" x 6", with dust jacket. Minor wear to dust jacket top.. Previous owner's name to ffep. VERY GOOD book in VERY GOOD unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth-bound boards with gold type to spine, 36 b&w photographs, biographical notes on people quoted. His great-grandfather was an industrial genius; his family had wealth, beauty and power; he committed the crime of crimes - he stabbed his mother to death. Using letters, confidential hospital & prison documents, and hundreds of candid interviews, the authors paint a powerful portrait of of obsessive love and murder. Antony Baekeland (his grandfather invented the plastic, Bakelite) killed his mother in her Londion flat in November 1972. The family's decline from genious to a final dissolution.