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They Hanged My Saintly Billy

(1957)
A novel by

 
THEY HANGED MY SAINTLY BILLY is about William Palmer, a surgeon and racehorse owner, thief and philanderer. But was he a poisoner?

Using interviews with Palmer's friends and enemies, as well as trial transcripts, Graves' novel has all the immediacy and passion of contemporary life. Palmer's salty life and notorious death make compelling reading.

"My novel is full of sex, drink, incest, suicides, dope, horseracing, murder, scandalous legal procedure, cross-examinations, inquests and ends with a good public hanging--attended by 30,000.... Nobody can now call me a specialized writer."--Robert Graves

 
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Hardback Editions

July 1989 : UK Hardback
Title: They Hanged My Saintly Billy: William Palmer
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 1-85480-003-5 / 978-1-85480-003-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Xanadu Publications Ltd
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1980 : USA Hardback
Title: They hanged my saintly Billy: The life and death of Dr. William Palmer
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 0-89733-030-7 / 978-0-89733-030-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Academy Chicago
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September 1971 : UK Hardback
Title: They Hanged My Saintly Billy: William Palmer (Portway Reprints)
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 0-85594-583-4 / 978-0-85594-583-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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Paperback Editions

June 2017 : USA Paperback
Title: They Hanged my Saintly Billy
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 1-60980-764-2 / 978-1-60980-764-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Availability: Amazon CA   

October 1986 : USA Paperback
Title: They Hanged My Saintly Billy
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 0-89733-029-3 / 978-0-89733-029-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers
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October 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: They Hanged My Saintly Billy
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 0-7551-0616-4 / 978-0-7551-0616-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: House of Stratus
Availability: Amazon CA   

July 1989 : UK Paperback
Title: They Hanged My Saintly Billy: William Palmer
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 1-85480-004-3 / 978-1-85480-004-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Xanadu Publications Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 1980 : Paperback
Title: They Hanged My Saintly Billy
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 9994656791 / 978-0-89733-029-9
Publisher: Academy Chicago Pub
Availability: Amazon   

1972 : UK Paperback
Title: They hanged my saintly Billy
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 0-09-906070-1 / 978-0-09-906070-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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Audio Editions

August 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: They Hanged My Saintly Billy
Author(s): Robert Graves
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

August 2013 : UK Audio edition
Title: They Hanged My Saintly Billy
Author(s): Robert Graves
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 1986 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: They Hanged My Saintly Billy
Author(s): Robert Graves
ISBN: 0-7366-0961-X / 978-0-7366-0961-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc.
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